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Deep-water port proposed for vessels in Arctic waters

ANCHORAGE - A historic Alaska gold-mining city could be the first place where the federal government invests in a deep-water port to serve vessels in Arctic waters.The...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-23/deep-water-port-proposed-for-vessels
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In-stream flow reservation for Chuitna's Middle Creek open to comment

...of Middle Creek against a proposed coal mining operation by Delaware-based PacRim Coal...state of PacRim's application for its mining permit - was his reason for delaying the...Schade said that the validity of PacRim's mining permit (currently pending) would have...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-26/in-stream-flow-reservation-for-chuit
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Submit your comment: Wild salmon or coal?

...and I hope that you will join me in asking Gov. Walker and DNR to protect water in streams for salmon and reject coal strip mining through salmon streams. Submit written comments by email (kimberly.sager@alaska.gov), fax (907?269?8904...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-26/submit-your-comment-wild-
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Kenai Peninsula tourism evolves under pressure

...Executive Director Shanon Hamrick. Hamrick helps local operations market their services. Recently she has seen owners add gold mining or bear viewing as options in their daylong fishing trips, she said. "That was unheard of three years ago," Hamrick said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/trends/2015-02-23/kenai-peninsula-tourism-evolves-un
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Alaska's share of federal highway funding steady

...Gov. Bill Walker has put several big-ticket transportation projects on hold, including building a new road for the Ambler mining district.Walker's proposed capital budget for next year includes about $63 million to serve as a match for federal funds...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-23/alaskas-share-of-federal-highway-fun
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Alaska's share of federal highway funding steady

...Gov. Bill Walker has put several big-ticket transportation projects on hold, including building a new road for the Ambler mining district. Walker's proposed capital budget for next year includes about $63 million to serve as a match for federal funds...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-21/alaskas-share-of-federal-highway-fun
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A winter's night at a cabin in Southeast Alaska

...following a gentle uphill grade that follows a historic horse tramway once used to access a mining claim in the area. The Peterson family ran the mining operation in that watershed (which bears their name) from the late 1800s to the mid-1900s...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-02-12/a-winters-night-at-a-cabin-in-so
Outdoors
Michael John Hinsberger

...was an Eagle Scout, started his welding career in high school, loved the Alaskan outdoors, trapping, fishing, hunting, mining, and was a man of Christian faith and integrity. He is survived by his wife, Rebecca Lenore Hinsberger of Kasilof; step-daughters...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174186035
Donlin Gold project has peninsula implications

The future of Donlin Gold's mining project was detailed in a presentation...Cook Inlet to the site. The Donlin Gold mining project is located in Alaska's Yukon...than 100 permits before construction and mining can begin. "In a dream world, I'd...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-20
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...Canoe Area Wilderness from copper-nickel mining. Amy and Dave Freeman set out Aug. 24...to the threat they say copper-nickel mining poses to the Boundary Waters and to mark...proposed Twin Metals mine near Ely is. Mining supporters say the minerals can be mined...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-01-01-0
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