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Empire Readers' Council Editorial: Just say 'No'

...activities such as recreational gold mining needs to be prevented as well...non-mechanized and mechanized gold mining in Lake Creek. The permits allow...spawning habitat.Recreational gold mining is an important activity in Alaska...
Bering Sea halibut bycatch cut leaves both trawlers and halibut fishermen unhappy

...45 percent brought forward by the council's advisory panel.Bycatch is to commercial fishing what tailings are to gold mining; it's what's brought up while going after something else. The key difference for fishermen is that you can eat the...
Forest service, Sitka restore gold mining site in land swap

SITKA - A 48-acre piece of land that was formerly the site of gold mining efforts in southeastern Alaska is growing wild again as the result of conservation efforts included in a land swap between Sitka...
New bridge for Last Chance

...mining museum since the 1980s when he moved to Juneau, he said. The building, once a working part of the Alaska Juneau Gold Mining Company, has needed a lot of fixing up over the years.That's why it was important for Harmon to be involved in this...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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