Morning Edition Interviews

City ends rain gauge project

The Ketchikan City Council removed funding for a controversial rain gauge project.  The council also voted in favor of emergency repairs for the Centennial building.  Council member Bob Sivertsen gives and update.  06city

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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