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One year after mine disaster, Wrangellites protest BC mines (KSTK)

A protest in Wrangell on Sunday marked the one-year anniversary of a mining disaster in Canada and sought to bring attention to mines being developed across the border from Southeast Alaska.

About 100 people marched through Wrangell behind a banner that read “Keep the Stikine Clean.”

They marked the one-year anniversary of a British Columbia mine disaster with a rally and water blessing to raise awareness for other B.C. mines that could pose a threat to Southeast Alaska’s rivers and salmon.

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