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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...
SEACC hosting educational hike on new Canadian mining efforts near Herbert Glacier 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...
U.S. relationships with Asia-Pacific region: A confluence of imperatives for Alaska 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
William Odell 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...
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...


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