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Fourth of July Schedule

...Vehicles, Veterans for Peace/Juneau People for Peace and Justice, Yankee Doodles, Coeur Alaska/Heckla Greens Creek/AJ Mine, Chum Fun Salmon Charters, Juneau Radio Center, Members of the Awk Kawn, the Mount Juneau Tlinget Dancers and Friends...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-30
Local
My Turn: Egan lighting project makes roads safer

...Southeast Alaska. In Juneau, these signs will be erected on Glacier Highway (Auke Rec Road to Echo Cove); Thane Road (Old AJ Mine Access Road to end of route in Thane); and North Douglas Highway (Petro Marine driveway to the end of the road). What...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-11/my-turn-egan-lighting-project-makes-r
Opinion
Sipping their way to the top

...excited about the event because she learned about the financial side of business. "When I work with my grandma at the AJ Mine Gastineau Mill tour I get to run the cash register," Whitmore said. "I am excited to sell baked goods because I never...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-06-15/sipping-their-way-top
Neighbors
Juneau Ski Club ends season with awards

...contribution to the sport of ski racing over a number of years. Awarded in memory of Walter Scott, Jr., who was killed in an AJ Mine accident. Mr. Scott was an enthusiastic and avid young skier, among the first in Juneau to start an interest in alpine...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-30/juneau-ski-club-ends-season-awards
Sports
Sinkholes create $1 million headache for CCFR

...built on fill. Much of downtown Juneau, which sits at sea level, is built on wooden pilings and mine tailings from the AJ Mine.Water still flows under the station, and the supporting soil beneath the rear parking lot has finally washed away after...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-02-14/sinkholes-create-1-million-headache-ccf
Local
Jacob Jones Hendricks

...California to Roy and Lizzie Hendricks. He was one of 9 children. Jake came to Juneau in 1939 to find gold. He worked in the AJ Mines, drove a cab part time and worked construction. He joined the Alaska Territorial Guard and helped build airstrips during...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000169976683
The Elizabeth Peratrovich Project: The tools to talk about civil rights

...union activists from Alaska and beyond."I was in Juneau when the United Mine Workers of America first organized at the AJ Mine, when they had their first strike - that was frightening, they had a fight on the streets just about where the cold storage...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-01-05/elizabeth-peratrovich-project-tools
Neighbors
Empire Editorial: Have a voice, join the Empire Readers Council

...residents just as unique. Whether it's on the topic of "capital creep," a road out of town or the reopening of the AJ Mine, we believe most people in this town have an opinion on the things that matter. Today, we are inviting you, the reader...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-10-18/empire-editorial-have-voice-join-empi
Opinion
Cast your votes for Juneau's future

...community should develop trump, or work alongside, the visions of others.Juneau faces serious issues. Will we reopen the AJ Mine? Is our water supply safe if we do reopen the mine? Where shall we allocate our precious civic resources? Will we continue...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-09-29/cast-your-votes-juneaus-future
Opinion
Flooded construction site a reminder of Juneau's mining history

...much of the area is built on wooden pilings and mine tailings. The waterfront was actually at Front Street before the AJ Mine was operating at full capacity. Andrews said once the initial sacrificial slab is laid into the site, workers will lay...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-09-22/flooded-construction-site-reminder-june
Local

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