“All our heroes are basketball players,” Arnold Marks says. “All of our parents and older siblings played basketball. And, you know, we don’t have enough equipment for football or baseball or anything else like that. Basketball’s it.”
Pebble Chief Executive Tom Collier says he wants to share the benefits of the mine with the region, even before the mine delivers its first load of ore.
Boat operations have been suspended and aircraft grounded by bad weather with no more signs of a single-engine plane presumed to have crashed with four onboard Wednesday in southwest Alaska.