Day Trip Gives YK Delta Residents Peek At Fort Knox Gold Mine

The Donlin Gold mining company, which wants to start an open pit gold mine near Crooked Creek in the middle Kuskokwim River area, sponsored a tour of the Fort Knox Gold Mine in Fairbanks.  The day trip allowed 30 stakeholders from the Y-K Delta a first-hand look at an open pit gold mine in operation.

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Sophie Evan is a reporter at KYUK in Bethel.

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