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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
Son's death weighing on family

...welding certification at Kenai Peninsula College in 2013. In between the semester course he spent next two years working for NYAC Mining Company near Bethel before another job opportunity brought him back home.KPC welding instructor Fritz Miller said Connor Jezorski...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-15/sons-death-weighing-on-family
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...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
5 things to know about Alaska's midterm election

...along with ballot measures on a minimum wage increase and requiring legislative approval for a large-scale metallic sulfide mining operation in the Bristol Bay region, were supposed to have been on the primary ballot. But the state Legislature went into...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-30/5-things-to-know-about-alaskas-midte
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Borough Mayor candidates discuss local, state issues

...and our policies in this fashion on development issues."Martin said he is opposed No. 4 and that mining can be done safely. He said other mining projects are in the works that "might be a whole lot worse than Bristol Bay."Kaylee Osowski can...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-03/borough-mayor-candidates-discuss-loc
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US trained Alaskans as secret 'stay-behind agents'

...Anchorage as the postmaster in Kiana, Alaska; another was manager of a hotel in Valdez. One agent candidate worked for a tin-mining company at Lost River on the Seward Peninsula, one of the higher-priority areas for placing "Washtub" stay-behind agents...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-01/us-trained-alaskans-as-secret-stay-b
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Subsistence Alaska village fights mining road

...village is opposing a multimillion-dollar mining road that would have 15 major river crossings...from the Dalton Highway to the Ambler Mining District in Northwest Alaska, The Fairbanks...wouldn't be opened to the public, and mining vehicles would pay a toll. Its cost is...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-27/subsistence-alaska-village-fights-mi
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Canadian company eyes new mine in Alaska

...government officials, including concerns about the mine's environmental impact in light of the collapse of a dam holding toxic mining waste in British Columbia this past month. The breach at the Mt. Polley Mine spilled millions of gallons of waste into pristine...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-24/canadian-company-eyes-new-mine-in-al
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Efforts prepare K-Beach area for future flooding

...bit for you." Department of Natural Resources Division of Mining Land and Water Chief of the Water Resources Section David Schade...Joe Balash. Melissa Hill, hydrologist with the Division of Mining, Land and Water gave a history lesson on the geography and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-23/efforts-prepare-k-beach-area-for-fut
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Alaska Supreme Court reverses food-tax referendum decision

...initiatives that would have moved the state capital, Boucher v. Engstrom, and one that would have regulated large-scale mining, Pebble Partnership v. Parnell. In both cases the court found that both "initiatives were generally applicable although...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-09/alaska-supreme-court-reverses-food-t
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