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Mine critics target investors, government officials

Mine critics target investors, government officialsTransboundary mine critics are trying a new tactic in their opposition to the KSM mine. They’re telling investors it's a bad place to put their money.

It’s back to barging for Chieftain Metals’ Tulsequah project

It’s back to barging for Chieftain Metals’ Tulsequah projectThe company that’s trying to reopen the Tulsequah Chief Mine has apparently abandoned plans to build a road to the mine site

BC official says mine concerns heard, critics disagree

BC official says mine concerns heard, critics disagreeBritish Columbia officials say they understand why Alaskans are concerned about new mines planned for transboundary rivers. But critics on this side of the border say they’re not doing anything about it.

Ferry system limits solo travel by kids, teenagers

Ferry system limits solo travel by kids, teenagersThe Alaska Marine Highway System will no longer allow children and teenagers under 18 to travel solo

Southeast votes for Begich, Walker, Dunbar

Southeast votes for Begich, Walker, DunbarSen. Mark Begich would be headed back to Washington, D.C., had the rest of the state voted like Southeast. And Bill Walker would have solidly won the governor’s race.

SE candidates stake out ballot measure positions

SE candidates stake out ballot measure positionsMost Southeast legislative candidates oppose the marijuana and Bristol Bay ballot initiatives. But they support the minimum wage measure.

B.C. mines concern some–not all–candidates

B.C. mines concern some–not all–candidatesBritish Columbia mines are slated to be built close to transboundary rivers. That worries some candidates for the Alaska Legislature.

Report: Second-growth logging can start now

Report: Second-growth logging can start nowTwo Oregon researchers, one an industry consultant and the other an environmental activist, say the transition to harvesting younger trees can happen within five years, a half to a third of what the Forest Service expects.

Smith: “Get more comfortable with the word no”

Smith: “Get more comfortable with the word no”Outgoing Juneau Assemblyman Carlton Smith predicts uncertain financial times

Juneau Empire online paywall down temporarily

Juneau Empire online paywall down temporarilyDirector of Audience Abby Lowell expects the paywall to be back up by the end of the week