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British Columbia approves another gold mine upstream of Southeast Alaska

...the Mount Polley tailings dam collapse.According to the Vancouver Sun, construction of the $450 million Brucejack gold mine...use a dam to store mine waste.According to Pretium, the Vancouver-based company developing the mine, Brucejack will backfill...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-31/british-columbia-approves-another-gold-
State
My turn: Mine development in British Columbia raises concerns

...business as usual." Passivity on this issue sells out Alaskans to foreign mining interests. While DNR officials are in Vancouver eating steak with mining executives, those of us at home have real concerns about impacts to our lives and are wondering...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-29/my-turn-mine-development-british-colu
Opinion
Today In Sports History for Sunday, March 29

...becomes the first American woman to win consecutive world figure skating championships since Peggy Fleming in 1968.1996 - The Vancouver Grizzlies break the NBA record for consecutive losses in a season with their 21st in a 105-91 loss to the Utah Jazz. The...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-29/today-sports-history-march-29
Sports
Today In Sports History for Wednesday, March 25

...1995 - Scotty Bowman gets his 900th regular-season coaching victory when the Detroit Red Wings beat the Canucks 2-1 in Vancouver.1999 - Geno Carlisle, just 3-of-17 from the field, came through with a three-point play with 4.7 seconds left...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-25/today-sports-history-march-25
Sports
Today In Sports History for March 24

...shoots 18-for-25 from the floor, including 14-of-18 on three-pointers, and 12-for-16 from the line.1996 - Vancouver loses its 18th consecutive game, 90-85 to Cleveland. The Grizzlies, with losing streaks of 18 and 19 games in 1995-96...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-24/today-sports-history-march-24
Sports
Empire Editorial: On the topic of transboundary mines, a response to Mr. Bill Bennett

...the fishery isn't worth the cost of bait. Another example is the Britannia Copper Mine near Squamish, 37 miles north of Vancouver. It ceased operations in 1974. Today, millions of gallons of contaminated water flow from the mine each day via a large...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-22/empire-editorial-topic-transboundary-
Opinion
Today in sports history for Friday, Mar. 6

...snap a 10-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night.Mike Smith kept the Canucks off...Winnipeg.Tobias Rieder and Tye McGinn scored for the Coyotes.Vancouver's Eddie Lack stopped six shots in overtime, but couldn't...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-06
Sports
Agency bans new commercial fisheries for forage fish

...and seabirds depend on for food.The Pacific Fishery Management Council adopted the ban by unanimous vote while meeting in Vancouver, Washington. It now goes to the NOAA Fisheries Service for the development of regulations, which will take several months...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-11/agency-bans-new-commercial-fisheries-fo
State
Islanders come back to crush Leafs

...Kassian's third-period goal lifted Vancouver over Anaheim.Bo Horvat had the other goal for Vancouver, and Eddie Lack stopped 29 shots as the...behind Lack moments after Kassian put Vancouver ahead, but the Canucks held on after...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-10/islanders-come-back-crush-leafs
Not For Web
Teri Rofkar to be awarded honorary doctorate by UAS

...writing on behalf of the Native Arts & Cultures Foundation in Vancouver, Wash., writes: "Teri has had tremendous impact in the...Natural History in New York, Spirit Wrestlers Gallery in Vancouver, B.C., the National Museum of the American Indian in...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-11-4
Art

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