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School Board opposes Senate Bill

The Ketchikan School Board approved a resolution opposing Senate Bill 90, which would place all school employees under a state health care plan.  Board member Colleen Scanlon gives an update on Wednesday’s meeting.  SB102413

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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