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Juneau's Hidden History: Amalga, Juneau's ghost town

...and 50 workers. Everything was going so well that another 10 stamps arrived in 1905. Thane left the Eagle River Mine in 1910 to become the superintendent of the Kensington operation north of Berners Bay, and James Whipple became the new superintendent...
Avista promotes renewable energy

...facility at Sheep Creek in 2013 to accommodate Juneau's growing energy needs. Sheep Creek Hydro Plant was constructed in 1910 to power the Treadwell Mine in Douglas.The facility is now mostly in ruins, but Avista hopes to construct a small plant...
Today in History

...president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Brigham Young, died in Salt Lake City, Utah, at age 76.In 1910, Korean Emperor Sunjong abdicated as the Japan-Korea Annexation Treaty went into effect.In 1935, the film "Top Hat...
Today in History

...physicist Anders Jonas Angstrom was born in Logdo.In 1846, the American flag was raised for the first time in Los Angeles.In 1910, Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, died in London at age 90.In 1923, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk was...
An island of stories

Sentinel Island holds many stories. In 1910, the Princess May ran aground near the north end of the island. The ship, carrying 148 people and a shipment of gold, was overtaken...
Opinion: DOT's highways to nowhere

...River Delta for about 40 miles beyond the city's airport. It ends just after the historic Million Dollar Bridge. Built in 1910 to haul copper by rail from Kennicott to Cordova, it was converted to a highway bridge in 1958. One of the four steel...
Family's memories uncovered after 50 years

...workers had pensions, it has records of when employees died. Gladys Kahler's name was in the railroad's files.Born in 1910, she had been the secretary to the superintendent of operations from 1950 to 1959. She died in 1960 in Anchorage. There...
Top stars to help at Fast Break camp

...coaching experience that I can share."The school began as a college prparatory school in 1876, became a laboratory school in 1910 for the study of applied teaching methods and is now a public school located on the college campus.Searles has also been...
Sens Begich, Murkowski call for action on transboundary mines

...put mines that would not be such a risk to Alaskans and the sustainable fisheries.The Boundary Waters Treaty, signed in 1910, should protect Alaskan waters from pollution, Zimmer said. Begich said he will be working with the state department...
Climbers' descendants mark Denali centennial the top," he said. "What the Alaska Native contribution was to that climb is a big deal."Two Fairbanks miners in 1910 reached the 19,470-foot north peak of Denali and left a spruce pole, which members of the Stuck expedition saw as...


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