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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
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
Accumulated Fragments: The Bear Man of Admiralty Island: Part 1

...breaking rock and pushing ore cars at $2 a day plus board. At the time the Treadwell was one of the largest hard rock gold mining operations in the world. The adjoining towns of Treadwell and Douglas bustled with activity and, across Gastineau...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-02-10/accumulated-fragments-bear-man-admi
Neighbors
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
Free guided hikes Jan. 1 in parks in all 50 states

...This coming Jan. 1, a cross-country ski outing is planned out of Independence Mine State Historical Park, a former gold mining site, according to Bill Kiger, interpretation and education manager for Alaska State Parks."We want to start the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-12-21/free-guided-hikes-jan-1-parks-all-50
Outdoors
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

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