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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...

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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
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
Mining companies competing for workers

...the Alaska Miners Association. "However, if you find someone to work underground, it's probably the best-paying job they've ever had in their life." The average annual salary for a hard-rock miner is $81,760, Hughes said.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110905/sta_20051109017.shtml
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Eileen Jones

...family said she came from a large family of "rock hounds," with seven brothers and sisters. Her father worked as a hard rock miner for more than 30 years while the family enjoyed summers prospecting for gold in the Rocky Mountains of southwestern...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010108/obi_20080101017.shtml
Obituaries
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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