Panel set to talk Pebble at APU on Wednesday

The Alaska Native Professional Association has organized a panel discussion Wednesday on the Alaska Pacific University campus called "The Pebble Project: A Conversation Worth Happening."

The Pebble Partnership, the Alaska Miners Association, the Alaska Peninsula Corporation, Bristol Bay Native Corporation and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency all have been invited to the event at the Grant Hall theater on University Drive. Doors open at 11 a.m. and the discussion will start at 11:30 a.m. It costs $20 for Native professional association members and $25 for nonmembers. Lunch is provided. People are asked to register ahead, which can be done through

Reach Lisa Demer at or 257-4390.