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The Bristol Bay Times
'Graybeards and greenhorns' welcomemanagers have had a mean error of 14 percent in harvest forecasts since 2001?
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 4 hours ago
managers have had a mean error of 14 percent in harvest forecasts since 2001? Projections for pink salmon next summer at Southeast Alaska are less robust. Managers at the Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game are forecasting a catch of 23 million... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Juneau Holiday Village opens todayto either the Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies (AWARE) shelter, The G
Juneau Empire / Posted 5 hours ago
to either the Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies (AWARE) shelter, The Glory Hole Shelter, Meals on Wheels or the Southeast Alaska Food Bank. The village will be open every weekend through the end of December. This Friday, it will be open... Read more
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Juneau Empire
The forgotten instincts smell invokesI will say a little stank can go a long way with a bear. • Bjorn Dihle is a Ju
Juneau Empire / Posted 10 hours ago
I will say a little stank can go a long way with a bear. • Bjorn Dihle is a Juneau writer. His first book is Haunted Inside Passage: Ghosts, Legends and Mysteries of Southeast Alaska. You can contact or follow him at facebook.com/BjornDihlea... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Juneau-Douglas graduate will show off environmental business at Public Marketand have been active in marketing their products on social media. The shirts,
Juneau Empire / Posted yesterday
and have been active in marketing their products on social media. The shirts, ranging from T-shirts to sweatshirts, carry Southeast Alaska-inspired designs including the Mendenhall Glacier, the Chilkat Mountains and a Sitka spruce. They sell... Read more
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Juneau Empire
GCI addresses FOX programming blackout in Southeast AlaskaAs you’ve undoubtedly heard, FOX programming unexpectedly went dark for GCI cus
Juneau Empire / Posted yesterday
As you’ve undoubtedly heard, FOX programming unexpectedly went dark for GCI customers in Southeast Alaska earlier this month. This is causing our valued customers to miss a number of their favorite shows, local news programming, and the longtime... Read more
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Petersburg Pilot
MV Malaspina repairs force change in winter AMHS serviceSystem (AMHS) announced Wednesday that extended repairs needed on the MV Malasp
Petersburg Pilot / Posted 2 days ago
System (AMHS) announced Wednesday that extended repairs needed on the MV Malaspina will change winter ferry service for Southeast Alaska and Prince Rupert. The Malaspina went in for its annual overhaul and certification on October 1, 2017 and... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Juneau Holiday Village opens this Fridayto either the Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies (AWARE) shelter, The G
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
to either the Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies (AWARE) shelter, The Glory Hole Shelter, Meals on Wheels or the Southeast Alaska Food Bank. The village will be open every weekend through the end of December. This Friday, it will be open... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Juneau Holiday Village opens this Fridayto either the Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies (AWARE) shelter, The G
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
to either the Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies (AWARE) shelter, The Glory Hole Shelter, Meals on Wheels or the Southeast Alaska Food Bank. The village will be open every weekend through the end of December. This Friday, it will be open... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Endangered orcas compete with seals, sea lions for salmonof salmon, mostly juvenile fish. Scientists also found certain populations of
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
of salmon, mostly juvenile fish. Scientists also found certain populations of fish-eating resident killer whales in southeast Alaska and Canada waters ate a lot more salmon. But the orcas that spend time in Puget Sound ate about the same... Read more
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asianage
Endangered orcas compete with seals, sea lions for salmonnumbers of salmon, mostly juvenile fish. Scientists also found certain populati
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
numbers of salmon, mostly juvenile fish. Scientists also found certain populations of fish-eating resident killer whales in southeast Alaska and Canada waters ate a lot more salmon. But the orcas that spend time in Puget Sound ate about the same... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Endangered orcas compete with seals, sea lions for salmonof salmon, mostly juvenile fish. Scientists also found certain populations of
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 3 days ago
of salmon, mostly juvenile fish. Scientists also found certain populations of fish-eating resident killer whales in southeast Alaska and Canada waters ate a lot more salmon. But the orcas that spend time in Puget Sound ate about the same... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Endangered orcas compete with seals, sea lions for salmonof salmon, mostly juvenile fish. Scientists also found certain populations of
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 4 days ago
of salmon, mostly juvenile fish. Scientists also found certain populations of fish-eating resident killer whales in southeast Alaska and Canada waters ate a lot more salmon. But the orcas that spend time in Puget Sound ate about the same... Read more
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The Columbian
Endangered orcas compete with seals, sea lions for salmonof salmon, mostly juvenile fish. Scientists also found certain populations of
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
of salmon, mostly juvenile fish. Scientists also found certain populations of fish-eating resident killer whales in southeast Alaska and Canada waters ate a lot more salmon. But the orcas that spend time in Puget Sound ate about the same... Read more
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CTV News
Endangered orcas compete with seals, sea lions for salmonof salmon, mostly juvenile fish. Scientists also found certain populations of
CTV News / Posted 4 days ago
of salmon, mostly juvenile fish. Scientists also found certain populations of fish-eating resident killer whales in southeast Alaska and Canada waters ate a lot more salmon. But the orcas that spend time in Puget Sound ate about the same... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Endangered orcas compete with seals, sea lions for salmonof salmon, mostly juvenile fish. Scientists also found certain populations of
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 4 days ago
of salmon, mostly juvenile fish. Scientists also found certain populations of fish-eating resident killer whales in southeast Alaska and Canada waters ate a lot more salmon. But the orcas that spend time in Puget Sound ate about the same... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Endangered orcas compete with seals, sea lions for salmonof salmon, mostly juvenile fish. Scientists also found certain populations of
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 4 days ago
of salmon, mostly juvenile fish. Scientists also found certain populations of fish-eating resident killer whales in southeast Alaska and Canada waters ate a lot more salmon. But the orcas that spend time in Puget Sound ate about the same... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Endangered orcas compete with seals, sea lions for salmonof salmon, mostly juvenile fish. Scientists also found certain populations of
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 4 days ago
of salmon, mostly juvenile fish. Scientists also found certain populations of fish-eating resident killer whales in southeast Alaska and Canada waters ate a lot more salmon. But the orcas that spend time in Puget Sound ate about the same... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Endangered orcas compete with seals, sea lions for salmonof salmon, mostly juvenile fish. Scientists also found certain populations of
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 4 days ago
of salmon, mostly juvenile fish. Scientists also found certain populations of fish-eating resident killer whales in southeast Alaska and Canada waters ate a lot more salmon. But the orcas that spend time in Puget Sound ate about the same... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Public service isn’t just our business; it’s everyone’s businessSoutheast Alaskans can take pride in a long history of advancing the common goo
Juneau Empire / Posted 5 days ago
Southeast Alaskans can take pride in a long history of advancing the common good, thanks to innumerable donors, volunteers and advocates across the region, where helping others is as much a part of life as sideways rain. Still, the job of improving... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Juneau as the Northwest Coast Art Capital: Why it should matter to youexpanded to four days and the event saw a spike in attendance of visitors and t
Juneau Empire / Posted 5 days ago
expanded to four days and the event saw a spike in attendance of visitors and tour groups. The arts industry in Southeast Alaska is already a $58 million industry, but we are confident that with a comprehensive plan and community-wide... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Guard brass talk Southeast challengesRetaining Alaska National Guardsmen in Southeast Alaska isn’t as easy as it use
Juneau Empire / Posted 5 days ago
Retaining Alaska National Guardsmen in Southeast Alaska isn’t as easy as it used to be. Cultural and institutional shifts have made it harder, Guard personnel said at a recent town hall meeting, while a pullback from rural areas and the closing of... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Report shows fewer fishing jobs in Alaskafisheries added jobs in 2016, even salmon, scoring the state's second-highest t
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 7 days ago
fisheries added jobs in 2016, even salmon, scoring the state's second-highest total employment at 1,661 harvesters. Southeast Alaska had the state's largest slice of fishing jobs in 2016 at 29 percent, or 2,275 fishermen? But that reflects a... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Population, government job decreases expected to continue in Southeast AlaskaAs she began a presentation built around economic statistics in Southeast Alask
Juneau Empire / Posted 7 days ago
As she began a presentation built around economic statistics in Southeast Alaska, Rain Coast Data Director Meilani Schijvens began with an apology. “There’s a lot of red,” Schijvens said to those gathered at Thursday’s Juneau Chamber of Commerce... Read more
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Homer News
Electric vehicles raise more questions than answerson electric vehicles at HEA’s Energy Technology Workshops on Thursday, Nov. 9.
Homer News / Posted 8 days ago
on electric vehicles at HEA’s Energy Technology Workshops on Thursday, Nov. 9. Electric vehicles are becoming popular in Southeast Alaska communities like Juneau — which, according to radio station KTOO, has an estimated 100 electric vehicles, 10... Read more
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Petersburg Pilot
Meeting to discuss National Guard presence in Southeast Alaska Thursday November 16, 2017 The Alaska National Guard will host a town hall meeting th
Petersburg Pilot / Posted 8 days ago
November 16, 2017 The Alaska National Guard will host a town hall meeting this Thursday in Juneau to provide an update on the Alaska National Guard in Southeast Alaska, present... Read more
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Petersburg Pilot
Columbia collecting seawater data for acidification studyfederal agencies on the project. The vessel chosen for the data collection stud
Petersburg Pilot / Posted 8 days ago
federal agencies on the project. The vessel chosen for the data collection study is the M/V Columbia, which at 418 feet and a gross tonnage of 3,946 is the ferry system’s largest. On its route between Bellingham, Washington and Southeast Alas... Read more
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Petersburg Pilot
Alaska tourism businesses ask Congress to increase fundingare asking Congress to increase U.S. Forest Service recreation funding. Touris
Petersburg Pilot / Posted 8 days ago
are asking Congress to increase U.S. Forest Service recreation funding. Tourism leaders representing 49 businesses in Southeast Alaska wrote in an open letter last week that the U.S. Forest Service’s budget has shrunk by nearly half in a... Read more
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Petersburg Pilot
2018 S.E. Alaska Pink Salmon harvest forecast November 16, 2017 The Southeast Alaska 2018 pink salmon harvest is predicted
Petersburg Pilot / Posted 8 days ago
November 16, 2017 The Southeast Alaska 2018 pink salmon harvest is predicted to be in the average range, with a point estimate of 23 million fish (80% confidence interval: 3–44 million fish). An actual... Read more
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Petersburg Pilot
Wrangell to hold second SEAPA seat on 2018 boardboard November 16, 2017 WRANGELL — Wrangell’s mayor chose the community’s new
Petersburg Pilot / Posted 8 days ago
board November 16, 2017 WRANGELL — Wrangell’s mayor chose the community’s new voting and alternate member on next year’s Southeast Alaska Power Agency board. Based in Ketchikan, the regional power provider services that community, Wrangell and... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Fishermen Expo a festival of information, ideas, and connectionscharacteristics would increase the accuracy of data collection programs for fis
Juneau Empire / Posted 8 days ago
characteristics would increase the accuracy of data collection programs for fisheries management, and that fishermen in Southeast Alaska are likely to support a shift towards electronic monitoring as an alternative to carrying human... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Electric vehicles raise more questions than answersa talk on electric vehicles at HEA’s Energy Technology Workshops on Thursday.
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 10 days ago
a talk on electric vehicles at HEA’s Energy Technology Workshops on Thursday. Electric vehicles are becoming popular in Southeast Alaska communities like Juneau — which, according to radio station KTOO, has an estimated 100 electric vehicles, 10... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Researchers developing plan for future of Alaska Marine Highwaythe AMHS has struggled to maintain its level of service in recent years. The f
Juneau Empire / Posted 10 days ago
the AMHS has struggled to maintain its level of service in recent years. The ferry system provides a valuable service in Southeast Alaska, but Bell said it’s clear from the public feedback they’ve heard that that service is becoming less and less... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Annual event encourages tobacco users to stop for a dayNov. 16, a day sponsored by the American Cancer Society to try and encourage sm
Juneau Empire / Posted 10 days ago
Nov. 16, a day sponsored by the American Cancer Society to try and encourage smokers to quit. In Juneau in particular, the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) is encouraging people to take part in this event. Tobacco use is the... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Public input needed on increasing National Guard in JuneauThe National Guard doesn’t have as big a presence in Southeast Alaska as it use
Juneau Empire / Posted 11 days ago
The National Guard doesn’t have as big a presence in Southeast Alaska as it used to. A group of local former National Guardsmen wants to gauge public interest in changing that. A town hall is slated this week for the Juneau Arts and Culture Center... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Alaska tourism businesses ask Congress to increase fundingincrease U.S. Forest Service recreation funding. The Juneau Empire reports tou
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
increase U.S. Forest Service recreation funding. The Juneau Empire reports tourism leaders representing 49 businesses in Southeast Alaska wrote in an open letter last week that the U.S. Forest Service's budget has shrunk by nearly half in a... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Looking to donate food this Thanksgiving season? Here’s how.2:30 p.m., and during social service hour from 4-6 p.m. People can also call 58
Juneau Empire / Posted 12 days ago
2:30 p.m., and during social service hour from 4-6 p.m. People can also call 586-2136 to set up a time to drop food off. Southeast Alaska Food Bank What they’re doing: Their biggest food drive of the year this Friday, Nov. 17, as well as usual... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Tourism businesses to Congress: Step up for recreationsurpassing the seafood industry for the first time, though tourism had the lowe
Juneau Empire / Posted 12 days ago
surpassing the seafood industry for the first time, though tourism had the lowest wages of any sector in the region. “In Southeast Alaska, nature-based tourism is one of the big opportunities on public lands. The goal here is to say that... Read more
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Juneau Empire
FOX fight blocks football in Juneauto Juneau on Wednesday amid a dispute about how much GCI should pay for FOX pro
Juneau Empire / Posted 14 days ago
to Juneau on Wednesday amid a dispute about how much GCI should pay for FOX programming. “GCI has carried FOX to our Southeast Alaska customers for years, most recently under a 2011 agreement that is good through 2018. The owners of the... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Rivers of storiesthe strange night, and got lost in the journey before us. • Bjorn Dihle is a J
Juneau Empire / Posted 14 days ago
the strange night, and got lost in the journey before us. • Bjorn Dihle is a Juneau writer. His first book is “Haunted Inside Passage: Ghosts, Legends and Mysteries of Southeast Alaska.” You can contact or follow him at facebook.com/BjornDihleauth... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Why did this pond turn pink near Herbert Glacier Trail?isolated ponds,” Kanouse said. • Curious by Nature answers reader-submitted qu
Juneau Empire / Posted 14 days ago
isolated ponds,” Kanouse said. • Curious by Nature answers reader-submitted questions about Mother Nature in Juneau and Southeast Alaska. Ever wonder why Juneau’s water get so much murkier in the summer? Just how fast is the Mendenhall Glacier... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Mining Committee examines applications, possible roles of public membersCommission members to have applied thus far. The seven members of the public t
Juneau Empire / Posted 14 days ago
Commission members to have applied thus far. The seven members of the public to have applied are: • Guy Archibald, Southeast Alaska Conservation Council science director • Sam Dapcevich, webmaster for the state • Chris Dimond, Pacific... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Juneau man found dead at Mendenhall Glacierof a popular short hike about 20 minutes from the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Ce
Juneau Empire / Posted 15 days ago
of a popular short hike about 20 minutes from the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. The search was initiated by Southeast Alaska Dogs Organized for Ground Search (SEADOGS) and JMR at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. AST says no foul play is... Read more
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Juneau Empire
These two Southeast athletes are up for Alaska Sports Hall of FameTwo Southeast Alaska athletes are up for induction into the Alaska Sports Hall
Juneau Empire / Posted 15 days ago
Two Southeast Alaska athletes are up for induction into the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame. The public can help vote them get in, too. Geoff Roes of Juneau, a nationally-acclaimed ultramarathoner, and George Nix of Sitka, Alaska’s first football player... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Dinner aims to assist local veteransappreciated. The lodge is located at 8335 Airport Boulevard. All of the donati
Juneau Empire / Posted 15 days ago
appreciated. The lodge is located at 8335 Airport Boulevard. All of the donations from the event will go to veterans in Southeast Alaska, Moose Chapter Secretary Treasurer Shirley McCoy said Wednesday. The chapter will work with the local... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
South-central Alaska sees increase in fishing jobsfrom 2015 to 2016 dropped by about 6.4 percent, while the south-central region
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 15 days ago
from 2015 to 2016 dropped by about 6.4 percent, while the south-central region slightly increased. The reports states that Southeast Alaska saw declines in employment in all of its fisheries, with the largest in salmon. Information from: (Kenai,... Read more
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Juneau Empire
For the first time since the 1980s, Juneau will compete at the Native Youth Olympicstravel team are still in the works. About 500 athletes from over 100 communitie
Juneau Empire / Posted 16 days ago
travel team are still in the works. About 500 athletes from over 100 communities attend the event, but only one comes from Southeast Alaska, a team representing Mt. Edgecumbe High School in Sitka. “It’s unfortunate. Juneau hasn’t sent a team, I... Read more
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Juneau Empire
A predator and a pedestalor the woods. It’s either fish or venison,” Wright said. Outside of the urban
Juneau Empire / Posted 19 days ago
or the woods. It’s either fish or venison,” Wright said. Outside of the urban areas of Ketchikan and Juneau, everyone in Southeast Alaska can participate in subsistence hunts, which in many cases allow rural residents a little more wiggle room to... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Downtown boutique closes doors after 22 years as owner looks to move ondone six days a week since I was in the workforce and I’d like to spend a littl
Juneau Empire / Posted 19 days ago
done six days a week since I was in the workforce and I’d like to spend a little bit more time doing other things, doing Southeast Alaska things. One of my first things is going deer-hunting.” This decision came to her fairly quickly, though... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Prince of Wales subsistence hunters say wolves, out-of-towners limiting deeror the woods. It’s either fish or venison,” Wright said. Outside of the urban
Juneau Empire / Posted 19 days ago
or the woods. It’s either fish or venison,” Wright said. Outside of the urban areas of Ketchikan and Juneau, everyone in Southeast Alaska can participate in subsistence hunts, which in many cases allow rural residents a little more wiggle room to... Read more
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The Columbian
Study pushes trash-to-gas process2014 annual status report on solid waste in Washington. It also accepts garbage
The Columbian / Posted 19 days ago
2014 annual status report on solid waste in Washington. It also accepts garbage from parts of British Columbia and Southeast Alaska. By Behrend’s and Krishnamoorthy’s calculations, nearly a fifth of the trash that would be shipped to the... Read more
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