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Governor Parnell talks timber, oil in Ketchikan

Governor Sean Parnell swung through Ketchikan this week on an annual end-of-summer tour of the state. He spoke with KRBD’s Sean Carlson about a range of issues, from timber production to the controversial oil tax law repeal effort.

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B.C. gives KSM mine environmental OK

A glacier reflects in a naturally occurring pool of rusty, acidic water at the site of one of the KSM Prospect's planned open-pit mines. B.C. officials just approved the mine's environmental plans. (Ed Schoenfeld/CoastAlaska News)
A controversial mine planned for an area northeast of Ketchikan just won environmental approval from the British Columbia government. more

1st meeting for Tongass Advisory Committee

(USDA photo)
The newly formed Tongass Advisory Committee will have its first meeting next week in Ketchikan. more