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Alaska deep-water port proposed for vessels in Arctic waters

ANCHORAGE - A historic Alaska gold-mining city could be the first place where the federal government invests in a deep-water port to serve vessels in Arctic waters.The...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-19/alaska-deep-water-port-proposed-vessels
State
U.S. relationships with Asia-Pacific region: A confluence of imperatives for Alaska

...in 2013, China's Shuanghui purchased U.S. pork giant Smithfield Food for $4.7 billion.However, it is not gold mining that is now drawing the most rapt attention toward Alaska's natural mineral resources. Rather, it is the strategic...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-01/us-relationships-asia-pacific-region-
Opinion
SEACC hosting educational hike on new Canadian mining efforts near Herbert Glacier

...to 4 p.m. tomorrow, Aug. 23. The walk will highlight two Canadian mining companies' current exploration of a gold mining claim in that area."Since the Herbert Glacier and Windfall Lake trails are among the most highly used trails on the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-22/seacc-hosting-educational-hike-new-c
Outdoors
Photographer focuses on old mines, artifacts

...thrilling and he's developed a respect that borders on reverence for mining history."The boom and bust cycle of gold mining creates a culture that really isn't into history," he said last week at his office at the University of Alaska Fairbanks...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-26/photographer-focuses-old-mines-artifact
State
Palin speaks at Wash. small-town commencement

...gym for the ceremony Saturday. Republic, the government seat of Ferry County, is a town of 1,100 in a historic gold-mining region.Palin told the audience that in 1964, when her father, Chuck Heath, set out for Alaska from Sandpoint...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-03/palin-speaks-wash-small-town-commenceme
State
Loussac: Alaska's first philanthropist

...Loussac fled Czarist Russia for Alaska.Even though he was a pharmacist by profession, he decided to venture into gold mining in Nome. It wasn't long before he had gone broke. So he set aside his gold fever and went back behind the counter...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-07-14/loussac-alaskas-first-philanthropis
Neighbors
Author pens book on Alaska - then and now

...and parked it on top of my own family."The heart of "Chasing Alaska" covers much of Joe Bernard's adventures: gold mining with Peter Bernard in Nome, and sailing and trading on the arctic coast in his ship, The Teddy Bear. Bernard got...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-22/author-pens-book-alaska-then-and-now
State
A relic of Alaska's mining past roars to life

...brief moment in the Fairbanks spotlight before joining a replica prospector's cabin and other artifacts in an outdoor gold-mining display that the BLM is constructing near the Arctic Interagency Visitor Center in Coldfoot. Miners in both the Coldfoot...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-11-17/relic-alaskas-mining-past-roars-lif
Neighbors
Fortuna H Odell

...wood for fuel. She flew in a canvas covered airplane from White Mountain to Nome. She saw placer gold mining in Marshall and hard rock gold mining in Juneau. She knew and supported Elizabeth Peratrovich, who worked to end discrimation of Alaskan...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000167026656
William Odell

...health forced him to retire several months before his death.His interests included climbing Juneau area mountains, gold mining, coin collecting and playing the stock market. He spent hours researching stocks and was drawn to risky investments...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000165262822

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