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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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Are tailings dams safe? B.C. mines chief says ‘yes’

B.C. Minister of Mines Bill Bennett, left, discusses his trip up the Taku River with Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott in the Walter Soboleff Center lobby Aug. 24 in Juneau. (Photo by Ed Schoenfeld/CoastAlaska News)
British Columbia Mines Minister Bill Bennett says tailings dams can be a safe part of his province's mines. more

Rep. Ortiz encouraged by BC mines minister visit

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House District 36 Rep. Dan Ortiz gives an update on current activities, including transboundary mines talks, the Medicaid expansion lawsuit and the upcoming session's most pressing topic: The budget. more