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Is the mine tailings dam failure in B.C. a warning for Alaska?

Is the mine tailings dam failure in B.C. a warning for Alaska?Monday’s tailings dam failure could threaten Southeast Alaska salmon fisheries. Critics say similar dams closer to the border could suffer the same fate.

Wrangell’s new boat lift tests upper limit

Wrangell’s new boat lift tests upper limitWrangell’s new boat lift is the second biggest in Alaska and is expected to boost the former logging town’s growing marine industry. The 300-ton lift last week tested its upper limit.

Slideshow: Alaska State Museum demolition

Slideshow: Alaska State Museum demolitionContractors on Thursday demolished and removed the covered, front entrance of the 47-year-old Alaska State Museum in Juneau.

GCI completes purchase of 3 Southeast TV stations

GCI completes purchase of 3 Southeast TV stationsGCI has completed its purchase of three television stations in Sitka, Juneau and Ketchikan. The deal means the telecom giant now owns almost every commercial TV station in Southeast Alaska.

Southeast commercial troll fleet gets second shot at king salmon

Southeast commercial troll fleet gets second shot at king salmonSoutheast Alaska’s commercial troll fishing fleet will have another crack at king salmon in August even with a big haul from the first Chinook opening in July.

Alaska Air says it is holding its own against Delta onslaught

Alaska Air says it is holding its own against Delta onslaughtThe intensifying competition between Alaska Airlines and rival Delta Air Lines in the Western skies does not seem to be hurting the bottom line of either company.

In Tok, some grumbling over electricity rate hikes

In Tok, some grumbling over electricity rate hikesSome people are frustrated that they’re being charged more partly because they’re conserving electricity – and generating it themselves.

B.C. gives KSM mine environmental OK

B.C. gives KSM mine environmental OKA controversial mine planned for an area northeast of Ketchikan just won environmental approval from the British Columbia government.

SEARHC to receive $53 million settlement from federal goverment

SEARHC to receive $53 million settlement from federal govermentCEO Charles Clement says the settlement puts an end to any contentious issues between SEARHC and IHS

Southwest, Southeast Alaska face highest risks from ocean acidification

Southwest, Southeast Alaska face highest risks from ocean acidificationCoastal communities in Alaska that depend on fisheries were warned Tuesday to prepare for the impacts of ocean acidification.