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Alaska mining industry a gold nugget in state's economy

...to Nome's gold rush. Alaska's history is rich with the famous and infamous associated with mining: Joe Juneau, Felix Pedro and Soapy Smith.Success in Alaska's mining industry today requires both cutting edge technology and persistence...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-02-19/alaska-mining-industry-gold-nugget-st
Opinion
Photographer focuses on old mines, artifacts

...photography lecturer and darkroom manager."We've got the stories of E.T. Barnette. We've got the stories of Felix Pedro. But what about the small guys who worked these massive mines. What were their lives about?"Many mining claims...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-26/photographer-focuses-old-mines-artifact
State
This Day in History

In Alaska In 1902, Felix Pedro discovered gold on Cleary Creek, touching off a stampede that resulted in the founding of Fairbanks. In the nation In 1796...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072203/loc_history.shtml
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This Day in History

In Alaska In 1902, Felix Pedro discovered gold on Cleary Creek, touching off a stampede that resulted in the founding of Fairbanks. In 1923, President Warren...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072204/sta_history.shtml
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This Day in History

In Alaska In 1902, Felix Pedro discovered gold on Cleary Creek, touching off a stampede that resulted in the founding of Fairbanks. In 1923, President Warren...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072205/sta_20050722006.shtml
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This Day in History

In Alaska, in the Nation and the World Sound off on the important issues at In Alaska In 1902, Felix Pedro discovered gold on Cleary Creek, touching off a stampede that resulted in the founding of Fairbanks. In 1923, President Warren...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072207/sta_20070722027.shtml
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Fairbanks mayor salvages sister-city relationship by agreeing to visit Italy

...leading to an impassioned response from the mayor of the town. Fanano is the hometown of Fairbanks' founding father Felix Pedro. Thompson declared it a sister city of Fairbanks, and 32 people from the town arrived in July last year to take part...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082003/sta_fairbanks.shtml
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History group, old-timers meet

...organizations chose Fairbanks for their annual gatherings because it's a landmark year for the town. A hundred years ago, Felix Pedro struck gold, putting Fairbanks on the map. About 120 historians and history buffs from across Alaska are expected...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091602/sta_group.shtml
News
Fairbanks' former 'Grande Madam' mourned

...led the brigade of Golden Days floozies with style and verve, becoming the face of the annual celebration of the day Felix Pedro struck gold in the hills northeast of Fairbanks. "She had everybody wrapped around her finger," said Nena Ballek...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080810/nei_692401294.shtml
Neighbors
Roughing it in the kitchen

...gravy beloved by prospectors. At a banquet in Fairbanks on April 2, 1903, Judge James Wickersham, Italian prospector Felix Pedro (who found gold near town in a major strike on July 22, 1902) and a half-dozen newfound millionaires enjoyed roast...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072805/thi_20050728005.shtml
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