Tag: Taku River

Glacial Outburst Floods Mendenhall Lake, River

Flood waters are starting to recede in Juneau’s Mendenhall Valley, though a National Weather Service flood warning remains in effect until 10 o’clock Thursday night for the Mendenhall Lake and Mendenhall River.

Alaska News Nightly: July 21, 2011

Glacial Outburst Floods Mendenhall Lake, River, Emergency Towing System Tried on Cruise Ship, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Launches, New Law Banning Synthetic Marijuana Goes Into Effect, and more...

Agreement Averts Litigation Over Tulsequah Chief Mine Development

The government of British Columbia has signed an agreement with the Taku River Tlingit First Nation that will avert future litigation over resource development at the Tulsequah Chief mine in the Taku River watershed, a transboundary river that flows out near Juneau.

Southeast Fleets Gets No Opportunity for Fishery Targeting

Southeast’s commercial fishing fleets this May had no opportunity for a directed fishery targeting Chinook salmon returning to the Stikine and Taku rivers, two trans-boundary rivers in central and northern Southeast.

Alaska News Nightly: July 11, 2011

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Shell Oil Permits Opposed by 19 Environmental Groups, Fuel Barge Runs Aground Near Dillingham, Substance Abuse Program for Pregnant Women Celebrates 20th Anniversary, Lighting Strikes Ignite Over 30 Fires, and more...

Biologists Test Effects of Acid Drainage from Tulsequah Mine

Fish and Game biologists are testing for the effects of acid mine drainage from the defunct Tulsequah Mine at the headwaters of the Taku River.

Alaska News Nightly: June 24, 2011

Judge Orders Joe Miller to Pay Legal Fees from Election Challenge, U.S. House Rejects Cutting Funding to Offensive in Libya, Residents Return to Unalaska and Dutch Harbor After Tsunami Warning, Coast Guard Trains for More Arctic Traffic, and more...