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Photo: Dropping!

Monte Nix drops in on his skateboard next to the Hard Rock Miners sculpture at Marine Park on Thursday.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-09-0
Local
This round is on me: A tribute to Joe on the 132nd anniversary of our town name

...for more supplies. Pilz, in a letter to James Wickersham wrote, "Harris and Juneau were among these so called hard rock miners but they could not punch a hole in soft muck." When the two men returned to finish their prospecting, Kowee, concerned...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-12-13/round-me-tribute-joe-132nd-anniversar
Opinion
Miner lunch break in 1935

A-J hard rock miners take a lunch break circa May 1935 a few weeks before the beginning of the A-J Gold Mine strike. The late William Wanamaker Sr. is the miner on the far left. He is the father of current Juneau residents Dorothy Wallace, Eunice Akagi and Sam Wanamaker. | | |

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121902/loc_miners.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...for 38 years. He's also a musician and helped found the Juneau Symphony. But before he came to Juneau, he was a hard rock miner in Idaho and logged on Mount St. Helens in Washington. His favorite summer job was in Alaska logging on Prince of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022699/Loc_color.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...miners got so tied up in a 1882 Douglas water battle that the Navy had to be summoned from Sitka. Placer miners and hard rock miners claimed ownership, and the Navy settled it with a Solomon-like decision: the placer miners could use the streams...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/053099/Ins_out.shtml
Alaska mines fatality-free for first quarter

...of 10 U.S. miners died working in the nation's mines in the first quarter of 2012 - six coal miners and four hard rock miners. The total fatalities are 12 to date.Five fatal accidents occurred on five consecutive weekends in the first three...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-05-02/alaska-mines-fatality-free-first-quarte
Local
Optometrist to focus on retirement

...for 38 years. He's also a musician and helped found the Juneau Symphony. But before he came to Juneau, he was a hard rock miner in Idaho and logged on Mount St. Helens in Washington. His favorite summer job was in Alaska logging on Prince of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022699/Loc_color.html
Local
Beware dreams of gold for Juneau

...that is precisely why we are told it is being designed as a "small mine" operation. Yes? No?Though not being a hard-rock miner, I cannot and I must assume, most of us cannot, readily envision what "3,500 tons" of blasted-out gold ore...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2011-11-17/beware-dreams-gold-juneau
Letters
Historical Sports: 1921-22 DHS Huskies

...Queen with 40 men from the mines at Hyder. The Alaska Juneau planned to go on three shifts on May 1 and needed more hard rock miners.On June 24, 1922, the Douglas Island Women's Club raised $85 to be used to provide more adequate fire escapes...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-11-04/historical-sports-1921-22-dhs-huskies
Sports
Mines, mills share common family ties

...all over the world, in Canada, Africa and Brazil. Except for a brief stint at an open pit mine, he's been a hard rock miner underground for all those years. And he wouldn't have it any other way. "I love being a miner," he said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062609/loc_455094226.shtml

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