04-02-18 8:30 AM newscast


03-30-18 KUAC NEWSMINER EVENING UPDATE

Apr 2, 2018

03-30-18 5:45 PM newscast


Tim Ellis/KUAC

Recent exploration around the Pogo Mine near Delta Junction has shown promising evidence of more rich deposits of gold nearby. A Pogo geologist told a group of miners and industry officials Friday that more exploration will be needed before company officials can decide whether to expand the operation and develop the resources. But the officials are excited about the potential.


03-30-18 8:30 AM newscast


03-29-18 KUAC NEWSMINER EVENING UPDATE

Mar 30, 2018

03-29-18 5:45 PM newscast


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The Alaska Miners Association’s 26th Biennial Conference got under way in earnest Wednesday at the Carlson Center. Deantha Crockett, the association executive director, she says attendance is high – and so is the energy and enthusiasm, reflecting the industry’s rebound after years of downturn.

AIDEA

A senior official with the Alaska Economic Development and Export Authority says the proposed road to the Ambler Mining District in Northwest Alaska will be built only if the state gets firm financial commitments from companies that’ve expressed interest in the area. The AIDEA official told a group Wednesday at the Alaska Mining Association biennial conference that the state also would use that public-private partnership to improve the road, if more mining companies find additional deposits to develop in the area.


03-29-18 9:30 AM newscast


03-28-18 KUAC NEWSMINER EVENING UPDATE

Mar 29, 2018

03-28-18 5:45 PM newscast


Tim Ellis/KUAC

Fairbanks North Star Borough officials announced Monday they’re planning to close the Mary Siah Recreation Center and demolish the 67-year-old structure this summer. It’s the first of several projects borough officials will be announcing in the coming weeks in an effort to catch up on an estimated $400 million backlog of deferred maintenance on more than 200 borough facilities.


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