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Jewell: Denali name change is final

...that could be dedicated to McKinley.McKinley had just earned the Republican nomination for president in 1896 when a gold miner claimed the mountain's "discovery" and named it in honor of the candidate. The mountain stands as North America's...
Denali's name restored

...assassinated at the start of the 20th century. McKinley had just earned the Republican nomination for president in 1896 when a gold miner claimed the mountain's "discovery" and named it in honor of the candidate.That the mountain already had a name...
Hidden Valley, Hidden Controversy: A housing project competes with landfill dreams and government realities

...City and Borough of Juneau to allow them to begin a housing project.Known as the Waverly Keeling subdivision after the gold miner who platted the property in 1899, it has been partially mapped out in 23 one-acre or two-acre parcels suitable for...
Alaska Science Forum: Villager's remains led to 1918 flu breakthrough

...working beside the men.After the sudden fatalities at Brevig Mission, officials of the territorial government hired gold miners from Nome to dig a grave large enough for 72 people. Driving steam points into the permafrost on a hillside near the...
Senate candidates vie for veterans' votes

...decade at war, we don't want the (issues) of the lower 48," said Joslin, 42.Tony Unsderfer, an avid hunter and gold-miner, sat at the VFW in Eagle River, pointing out the mounted wolverine that he shot. When talk switched to politics...
Gold miners outraged at critical letter

NOME - Nome gold miners are expressing outrage about a city letter citing the "negative social impacts" of their industry.Miners stormed the Nome City...
Alaska books roundup 2013

...Kirkpatrick Hill. Fairbanks author Hill, a great-grandmother, tells the story of an orphan adopted by two tough gold miners. (Henry Holt and Co., June 2013)"Lone Wolves" by John Smelcer. This young adult book describes a 16-year-old...
And the winner is... no one yet

...Or touched that Crimson Bears logo????!!!!I ask you... have they met an honest to goodness gold miner up along that secret creek????!!!!! I tend to think we would hear them coming long before we saw them on the...
Accumulated Fragments: Gruening and Bartlett walk the long road to statehood

...and became the secretary to Delegate Dimond of Alaska (1933-1934). For a few years, until 1939, he worked as a gold miner, but in 1937 he also became chairman of the Alaska Unemployment Compensation Commission. You can see that both men had...
Sports in Juneau

...Game times Friday and Saturday are TBA at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park. Juneau Rifle and Pistol Club and Juneau Gold Miners Posse - Cowboy Action Shoot "Spring Avalanche Stampede": Events take place from noon to 5 p.m. on Friday and all...


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