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B.C. mines minister talks transboundary mines, Tulsequah Chief cleanup

...the transboundary mines the province is working toward approving are already in operation.The Red Chris, in the Stikine River watershed, began operating this year, and the Brucejack, in the Unuk River watershed, recently received federal...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-26/bc-mines-minister-talks-transboundary-m
State | Local
The second strangest story ever told

...could get an outfit together, Charlie paddled a canoe north towards the bay. He passed through the massive, silty Stikine River Delta; he rode beneath the Horn Cliffs where sea lions bellowed from rookeries; and, then, he turned into the steel...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-08-12
Art
A few strange stories

...Strand's father invited him into their living room. A commercial fisherman who drift-netted salmon on the nearby Stikine River, Mr. Strand served on the newly formed Alaska Department Board of Fish and Game. More than a half century later...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-10-28-1
Art
Fall storm brings significant rain, wind

...precipitation forecast charted the heaviest amounts - 5-6 inches of rain - in the mountains on the mainland just north of the Stikine River.In the Juneau area, storm totals are expected to be 2-4 inches.Combined with high winds, the weather service...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-09-11/fall-storm-brings-significant-rain-wind
Local
First Nation elders blockade Taku tributary mine exploration

...the Red Chris, an Imperial Metals-owned mine in the Stikine River watershed, which many Southeast Alaskans are against...residents of Wrangell and Southeast Alaska traveled up the Stikine River for a blessing ceremony around the one-year anniversary...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-03/first-nation-elders-blockade-taku-tribu
Local
A taste of sustainability

...focusing on the potential dangers facing the Stikine and Taku rivers since the Red Chris Mine opened in the transboundary Stikine River watershed.Jacinda Mack from Xat'sull First Nation in British Columbia, Canada, shared her story of loss from...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-31
Local
Mount Polley to re-open after last year's disaster

...especially concerned about the Red Chris, which Imperial Metals, the company behind Mount Polley, recently opened in the Stikine River watershed."Red Chris, which launched operations with little fanfare and no advanced notice to Alaskans, is bigger...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-10/mount-polley-re-open-after-last-year
Outdoors
From gold rush ghost town to migratory delta

...the creek. On the way back, we found the trail.)Crossing the border from Canada into the United States on the Stikine River was the first time I've ever seen the lines on a map made manifest. Trees along the line of the border have been...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-29/gold-rush-ghost-town-migratory-delta
Outdoors
Canadians, Americans, call for safer tailings storage in BC

...for a wet-tailings facility at the Red Chris mine in northwestern B.C., in the headwaters of the transboundary Stikine River, an important river both culturally and for Southeast Alaskan fishermen. The interim permit expires May 4, 2015...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-01/canadians-americans-call-safer-taili
Outdoors
State announces regulations for southeast Alaska kings

...marine waters near Ketchikan will have lower limits to ensure enough salmon return to the Unuk River to spawn.The limits in marine waters near Petersburg and Wrangell will be more liberal, due to a strong run expected on the Stikine River.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-01/state-announces-regulations-southeast-a
State

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