Empire Editorial: Begich did more than enough to keep his seat

...pushed the Environmental Protection Agency to allow the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to permit Kensington Mine. As for the Greens Creek Mine, Begich helped secure permits for its facility expansion, going so far as to hold up the confirmation of...
Surprise, surprise; carrots for the wise

...beginning of September, my vegetable garden attempts for this year were drawing to a close since the peas were ugly, the greens goners, and the beans and tomatoes literally fruitless. I once again thought I would check the carrots. I selected...
Hecla CEO: Bright future for Greens Creek

Prospects are strong at the Greens Creek silver mine near Juneau, according to senior leadership at the mine's operating company.Hecla Mining Co. President...
Time for tee

...Participants pay $5 for a bag of 15 golf balls, but hardly anyone can resist buying more than one bag, and balls will cover the greens from the apron to the back tees. Prizes will be awarded for men, women and iuniors and include $300 for the first...
Decades later, competitors still feel the 'Rush'

...competitors have been in the mining industry for decades and have attended the event since it began.Michael Martin, of the Greens Creek mine, began mining in 1974. "I've been coming to this event since '89, when they started," Martin said...
Mining moves forward in SE mining in Southeast Alaska. As someone who has been involved in advocating for the Kensington construction and for the Greens Creek permit expansion, I appreciate the work of Sen. Begich and our Congressional delegation supporting our local...
Keepers of the greens

...holds a certain charm and challenge, the Files said. An occasional bear ambles across the driving range, deer nibble the greens, and, at the second hole, golfers drive straight toward the striated, aquamarine expanse of the Mendenhall Glacier...
How long-term is 'forever'

The Greens Creek Hecla mine on Admiralty Island is at a critical juncture in its development with the U.S. Forest Service which soon will...
Mining presentation to be held at the city museum Tuesday

The Greens Creek Mining Company and the Juneau-Douglas City Museum will present "The Faces of Mining: The Personalities that Shaped Juneau's...
Greens Creek owner reports strong quarter

Hecla Mining Co., owner of the Greens Creek mine on Admiralty Island, reported strong first-quarter...development and purchases of new mobile equipment at the Greens Creek mine. During the first quarter, Hecla realized...


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