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Widespread decline of kings points to natural forces

...Stikine starts farther south in British Columbia, and ends near Wrangell. The recent lowest estimated escapement on the Taku River was 14,854 kings in 2007. Prior to that, the river hit 9,795 in 1983, but rebounded from that low in subsequent...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-11-08/widespread-decline-of-kings-points-t
News | Conserving the Kenai King
What others say: Cooperation across boundaries

...leaching heavy metals such as zinc, copper, cadmium and arsenic into the river. The hazardous elements flowed down the Taku River, eventually emptying into our waterways.Current mine owner Chieftain restarted the water treatment facility in 2011...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-10-23/what-others-say-cooperation-acros
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Mixed outlook for fish stocks, new regs

...reds and a harvest forecast of 21.76 million fish.In Southeast Alaska, managers say king runs on the Stikine and Taku rivers may not meet escapement goals. They're predicting about 22,400 for the Stikine, and 26,100 on the Taku. Those...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-12-29/mixed-outlook-for-fish-stocks-new-re
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Juneau's famous black wolf's absence a mystery

...downtown while heading for Thane to the south. The animals might have been checking boundaries of another pack in the Taku River drainage, Lewis said. "He potentially could have been interacting with one of these other packs and he could have...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/012510/new_502629040.shtml
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British Columbia gives tentative approval to Tulsequah Chief Mine

...addition, a court case filed by the Taku River Tlingits opposing the mine is pending...water quality and fish habitat of the Taku River drainage are affected by this...have feared it would pollute the Taku River watershed and harm fisheries. The...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/121502/ala_121502ala0020001.shtml
alaska

...Scientists seek whales sightings State chamber of commerce seeks lobbyist rule change B.C. mine construction near Taku River could start next year Fairbanks clinic to offer abortion services 31st Iditarod kicks off in Fairbanks

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/030303/index.shtml
Kenai Peninsula Online - Archives07/27/00

...Island elders Restored plane honors memory of late military chief McCloud Glacial outburst sends rush of water down Taku River Early radar work would not violate treaty, administration lawyers say Upper inlet fishery still looks poor ...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/072700/index.shtml
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska NewspaperDEC proposal will hurt businesses it claims to benefit

...used in a Tulsequah Chief mine that could threaten productivity of one of Alaska's most important salmon streams, the Taku River. Fishermen have enough of a fight on their hands in Canada without having to prove adverse effects of mine discharge...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/090104/ope_090104ope001001.shtml
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