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An Alaska man will appear in Canadian court on Sept. 21 after an incident entering Canada when border security officers seized the fourteen firearms pictured, alongside loaded magazines, ammunition, and other paraphernalia at a crossing southeast of Vancouver. (Courtesy photo / Canada Border Services Agency)

Alaska man charged in Canada for smuggling firearms

There were fourteen firearms, many illegal in Canada, seized in a July incident.

 

Members of the de Rham family from the U.S. and Canada visit at the border between the countries in Peace Arch Park, in Blaine, Wash. With the border closed to nonessential travel amid the global pandemic, families and couples across the continent have found themselves cut off from loved ones on the other side. But the recent reopening of Peace Arch Park, which spans from Blaine into Surrey, British Columbia, at the far western end of the 3,987-mile contiguous border, has given at least a few separated parents, siblings, lovers and friends a rare chance for some better-than-Skype visits. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Canada, US extend border restrictions to July 21.

Americans who are returning to the U.S. and Canadians who are returning to Canada are exempted.

 

8 senators send letter urging more transboundary water quality oversight from British Columbia
8 senators send letter urging more transboundary water quality oversight from British Columbia
British Columbia, Canada. (Unsplash)
British Columbia, Canada. (Unsplash)

Opinion: Tulsequah Chief, all over again

Alaskans are worried Red Chris could go the same way.

A Juneau delegation poses for a picture after returning on the last Alaska Seaplanes flight of the season from an Economic Trade Mission in Whitehorse on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. From left: Mary Berry, Alaska Glacier Seafoods, Dave Scanlan, Eaglecrest, Liz Perry, Travel Juneau, Brian Holst, Juneau Economic Development Council, Charles Herrington, Eaglecrest, Jim Powell, UAS, Keith Comstock, Juneau Hydropower and Barbara Burnett, Juneau Sister Cities Committee. Attending the mission but not pictured are Carl Ramseth, Alaska Seaplanes, and Jerry Burnett. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Economic leaders hope to spark commerce, partnerships with Whitehorse

Eleven Juneau representatives traveled to Whitehorse to open up the lines of communication between business communities.

A Juneau delegation poses for a picture after returning on the last Alaska Seaplanes flight of the season from an Economic Trade Mission in Whitehorse on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. From left: Mary Berry, Alaska Glacier Seafoods, Dave Scanlan, Eaglecrest, Liz Perry, Travel Juneau, Brian Holst, Juneau Economic Development Council, Charles Herrington, Eaglecrest, Jim Powell, UAS, Keith Comstock, Juneau Hydropower and Barbara Burnett, Juneau Sister Cities Committee. Attending the mission but not pictured are Carl Ramseth, Alaska Seaplanes, and Jerry Burnett. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Lt. Gov. Mallott, Sen. Sullivan travel to Canada for boundary talks

Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott and U.S. Sen Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, have finished a day of meetings in Ottawa with high-ranking Canadian officials. In a conference… Continue reading