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My Turn: B.C. mining minister gives false assurances

...about B.C.'s aggressive plans to create a huge mining district in the transboundary region, in the headwaters of salmon rivers including the Taku, Stikine and Unuk. His approach is condescending and nothing but words without actions to back...
My Turn: Transboundary mines a looming problem

...Even more disturbing, these polluted waters are a tributary of the Frazier River - the most productive sockeye salmon river in British Columbia. While total damages will be not quantified for years, it is characterized as Canada's worst...
Transboundary mine presentations to be held in Juneau, four other SE communities

...the mining companies' ability's to contain the waste from these mines, waste that would ultimately drain into key salmon rivers, such as the Taku, Stikine and Unuk. These groups became further disturbed after an earthen dam burst at the Mount...
Brandenburger practices a 'Grizzly Trade'

...when the town's residents deal with a reality mining show (sure comedy material) and a hydroelectric dam across a salmon river. For now, though, he's focused on Grizzly Trade. "If (you) want to read a book that takes place in Southeast...
Letter to the editor: Pay attention to dangerous Canadian mines

...Alaskans, as fishermen and as business owners, need to come together like folks did to protect Bristol Bay. Our great salmon rivers, our fishing industry, our tourism industry and our recreation rely on healthy waters and fisheries. There are organizations...
Off the Beaten Path: Hope for wild salmon

...ecosystems and economy. A big concern is the amount of acid mine leakage that will flow into many major Southeast Alaskan salmon rivers, including the Taku, Stikine, Unuk and Nass. The potential for disaster is so probable with some of the projects...
Juneau band to play in Gustavus this weekend

...Gustavus at 5:30 p.m. Saturday May 24, at the Salmon River Park. The Juneau band will also be leading workshops...Gustavus Library.Tickets to the Memorial Day party at Salmon River are $10-$20 and kids 12 and under are free. All...
Author to speak on sacred headwaters, threatened salmon

...headwaters of three important salmon rivers in British Columbia. Tribal leaders...of geography that three great salmon rivers ? the Stikine, the Skeena and...runoff eventually reaching the salmon rivers. The problem with these (mines...
My Turn: No guarantees with KSM mine

Three of the most productive salmon rivers in Southeast Alaska are the Taku, Stikine and Unuk. All three rivers support significant commercial, sport and subsistence rivers...
Letter: Find a real energy solution

...times in the winter and reduce them to one-third normal in summer, devastating one of the state's most productive salmon rivers. It is a huge, costly example of 1950s technology - the type other states are tearing down because of its destructive...


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