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2011-06-27 07:48:00

TSX-V: KSK VANCOUVER, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Kiska Metals Corporation ("Kiska or the Company") reports the addition of Jack Miller, P.Eng. to the Company's Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting held in Vancouver on June 23. Mr. Miller's leadership and expertise in advanced project development and mine construction will be integral to the progression of the Company's flagship Whistler Project in Alaska. The Company is also pleased to announce that Geoff Chater has...

2010-12-03 11:07:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 2007 Economic Census of Island Areas: Puerto Rico Construction -- The construction sector includes establishments primarily engaged in building construction, heavy and civil engineering construction, and specialty trade contractors, such as framing, electrical and flooring. Data are presented for Puerto Rico and its combined statistical areas, metropolitan statistical areas and municipios. The report also includes data on the number of...

2010-10-07 13:08:00

VANCOUVER, Oct 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Kiska Metals Corporation ("Kiska" or the "Company") re ports that the Company has agreed to sell its Mexican subsidiary, M inera Geoinformatica, to Evrim Metals Corporation ("Evrim"). Minera Geoinformatica ("Minera") holds all nine of Kiska's Mexican properties and a geological database for Mexico and parts of the southern United States. Evrim will assume Kiska's Mexican offices and staff. In consideration,...

2010-02-19 10:29:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) This is a series of national-, state-, county-, place-, and metro area-level data files on the health care and social assistance sector (NAICS 62). These include data for industries such as doctors' offices, hospitals, nursing homes, child day care facilities and others. The files provide data on the number of...

2009-12-11 05:00:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- In the four months since its grand opening in July, Kloosterboer Dutch Harbor has met with several major fishing companies that are seeking to use the facility as a one-stop logistical hub for the 2010 season, according to the facility's general manager. "We're very pleased with the immediate demand and interest we've received in such a short time and feel confident that the new facility can be a major boost for the fishing industry in Dutch Harbor," said...

2009-08-24 18:57:01

Rat Island, Alaska, may get its Aleut name back now that the rats for which it was named seem to be gone, scientists from a polar marine program said. A $3 million eradication program appears to have rid the island of rats for the first time since the late 1700s, said Steve MacLean, polar marine program director for The Nature Conservancy in Alaska, one of the partners in the eradication program. A year ago, crews dropped 700 pounds of poison-laced pellets on the island, McClatchy Newspapers...

2009-07-27 12:42:00

WASHINGTON, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) 2007 Economic Census: Construction Industry Series -- This is a series of national-level data files on the construction sector (NAICS 23). These include data for residential and nonresidential building contractors, civil engineering and specialty trade contractors, builders, remodelers, industrial and commercial...

2009-07-27 12:38:00

WASHINGTON, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) 2007 Economic Census: Arts, Entertainment and Recreation Industry Series -- This is a series of national-level data files on the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector (NAICS 71). These include data for industries such as performing arts companies, spectator sports, museums, amusement parks, casinos, marinas and...

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2009-06-13 12:50:33

Alaska's Rat Island is finally rat-free, after a Japanese shipwreck spilled rampaging rodents onto the island 229 years ago, decimating the local bird population. According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, after dropping poison last autumn onto the island from helicopter-hoisted buckets for a week and half, there were no signs of living rats and some birds returned. Rats have ruled the island since 1780 when they jumped off a sinking Japanese ship and terrorized all but the largest...

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2008-12-17 14:51:27

Three Alaska volcanoes erupted in midsummer 2008. Cleveland, Okmok and Kasatochi volcanoes, all located in Alaska's Aleutian Chain, made for a hectic 20th anniversary for the Alaska Volcano Observatory. Scientists from AVO and the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks will share details of their research on North Pacific volcanoes, highlighting some of the recent volcanic eruptions in Alaska, at a variety of presentations at the American Geophysical Union's fall meeting...


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