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Canada celebrates its indigenous peoples

VICTORIA, British Columbia — Thousands of people turned out across Canada on June 21 to honor the heritage of the nation’s aboriginal peoples, including a gathering...

Dunleavy acknowledges transboundary mines threat

Southeast Alaska entities concerned about the potential threat to salmon habitat from British Columbia’s transboundary mines are applauding Gov. Mike Dunleavy for taking the first step toward addressing the issue.

Concerns on transboundary mines heard in House Fisheries

In nearly two hours of testimony on April 30, the House Fisheries Committee heard many concerns over potential adverse environmental impacts of Canadian mines...

Alaska wants BC mining projects included in upcoming meetings

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is being urged to include British Columbia mining projects and their potential impact to Alaska in upcoming bilateral meetings...

BC commits $1.2 M to restore wild Pacific salmon

The Canadian government has announced funding of $1.2 million over three years to the Pacific Salmon Foundation of British Columbia to help restore wild...

Potential buyer backs out of Tulsequah Chief Mine

Mining authorities in British Columbia say a potential buyer of a mine with a history of polluting the salmon-rich Taku River watershed is no...

Outsider kings dominating harvest

Alaska caught, yes indeed.Still, most of the Chinook salmon harvested in Westward Region commercial and Kodiak area sport fisheries from 2014 through 2016 were...

Better Alaska/BC communications is state goal

Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott says the state is moving forward to boost communications with British Columbia over environmental concerns regarding waterways flowing downstream into...

Renewed push to protect transboundary rivers

Fishermen looking for federal support in their campaign to protection transboundary waters from potential adverse impact from mining are hoping Secretary of State John...
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