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Binkley goes on the attack

...Binkley left politics in 1990 to run the family paddlewheel boat tourism business, Riverboat Discovery, and the El Dorado Gold Mine in Fairbanks. He didn't completely remove himself from Alaska politics, though. For nine years, Binkley was...
Man receives Silver Star after nearly 40-year wait

...discharge, Wescott decided to stay in Fairbanks. Over the years, he has started a variety of business, including the El Dorado Gold Mine and a laundry service. For a brief period, he even had a fish farm in his garage. It wasn't until he was diagnosed...
Alaska tourism industry sees jump in visitors

...their business on the cruise model. They are either flat or down some," Hickok said. The Riverboat Discovery and El Dorado Gold Mine, which receive the majority of customers from cruise ships, are down 10 percent from 2009 and 40 percent from 2008...
Visitor, tax figures show Fairbanks tourism down

...had 22 percent fewer visitors compared with same months in 2008. Also slumping is the Riverboat Discovery and the El Dorado Gold Mine. Numbers through mid-June are down 30 to 35 percent, company president Ryan Binkley told the Fairbanks Daily...


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