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Alaska, B.C. cooperate quietly on transboundary issues

Alaskans concerned with mining in transboundary watersheds often aren't...Alaska on northwest (British Columbia) mining projects and that's on us. We need...that comes in contact with the proposed mining operations will be retained by a proposed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-19/alaska-bc-cooperate-quietly-on-trans
News
Voters approve ballot initiatives on marijuana, minimum wage, Bristol Bay mining

...Alaska voters have decided to restrict mining operations in the Bristol Bay region...approval for a large-scale metallic sulfide mining operation in the Bristol Bay region...the Legislature for any large-scale mining operation within the watershed of the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-05/voters-approve-ballot-initiatives-on
News
An Outdoor View: Worms

Earlier this week, while mining the Internet for material to use in this column, I learned that earthworms are now considered an invasive species in Alaska...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-11-13/an-outdoor-view-worms
Outdoors
What others say: One step at a time on rare earth elements

...despite coming at a difficult time for the rare earth element mining sector.This past week, Ucore announced that it's requesting...Alaska, which stands to potentially benefit from a successful mining operation in this region.The road ahead might be long, but...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-10-20/what-others-say-one-step-at-a-tim
Opinion
Voters give Legislature additional responsibility

...which would require the Legislature to sign off on large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay Fisheries Reserve, nearly 64 percent of...said yes.While the ballot measure pertains specifically to mining, its passage indicates to us that Alaskans, including Kenai...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-11-08/voters-give-legislature-additiona
Opinion
Races motivate peninsula voters

...Jerry Matthews, of Kasilof, said they voted "yes" on Ballot Measure 4 which would give the legislature power to prohibit mining projects in Bristol Bay. The measure is a response to the proposed Pebble Mine. "The Pebble Mine is part of the worst idea...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-05/races-motivate-peninsula-voters
News
Business news

...their businesses. Participants may attend one or all of the workshops. The topics include: ? Record keeping and taxes for mining, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 6 ? How to get a small business loan, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13 Each class costs...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-11-03/business-news
Community

...for clean and cold water has put it in conflict with logging, mining and grazing in the Northwest.The draft recovery plan posted...biologist Stephen Duke says the adverse effects of ongoing logging, mining and grazing have mostly been addressed since the bull trout...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/jeff-barnard/2014-09-03

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Cripple Creek used to wind and snake its way down Chena Ridge near Fairbanks, until a mining company cut a ditch in the 1930s to create a straighter channel it needed to support its operations.Now a conservation group...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2014-09-13-1
Ballot Measure 4 protects salmon for future generations

...it to large-scale metallic sulfide mining.Protecting Bristol Bay for future generationsLarge-scale metallic sulfide mining in Bristol Bay is currently being pursued in the form of Pebble Mine. Mining of this type produces chemicals that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-11-01/ballot-measure-4-protects-salmon-
Opinion

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