'Hard Rock Miners' sculptor dies in Oregon

The sculptor behind Juneau's iconic "Hard Rock Miners" sculpture has died.Edward Seth Way was curator of exhibits...they had a daughter, Jennifer.After completing "Hard Rock Miners," Way built custom furniture and worked as a museum consultant...
Miners gather seeking bright spots

...Civic and Convention Center in Anchorage next week, you wouldn't believe there's a slump in mining industry.The Alaska Miners Association holds its annual convention and trade show Nov. 1-7 and the convention's massive trade show will be of record...
Movie guide

...balance."The 33" (PG-13) Synopsis: Based on the real-life event, when a gold and copper mine collapses, it traps 33 miners underground for 69 days."Love the Coopers" (PG-13) Synopsis: When four generations of the Cooper clan come together...
Alaska Editorial: Sturgeon case vital for Alaska's sovereignty

The following editorial first appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: The case of John Sturgeon versus the National Park Service and the Department of the Interior is strikingly important with regard...
Rights group: Filipino child miners risk lives in gold mines

...York-based group says it interviewed 135 people, including 65 child miners from 9 to 17 years of age, in eastern Camarines Norte and Masbate...Compressor mining" as it is known locally puts adult and child miners at risk of drowning, decompression sickness and skin infections...
Nation and World
From Australia to Zambia, slowing China economy causes pain

...operations, putting 5,000 miners out of work, according to the...Zulu of the National Union of Miners and Allied Workers said closing...ghost town."One laid-off miner, Jonathan Silavwe, said he...his wife and children. Many miners are also caring for parents...
Nation and World
Longtime Seattle Times travel writer Stanton Patty dies

...of the mid-20th century, he was Mr. Alaska, that columnist so keenly tuned into the world of bush pilots and sourdough miners.To others, he was the bow-tied, crew-cut reporter who covered The Beatles' first visits to Seattle, crafting these...
Gold miners outraged at critical letter

...such as extra employees.Miners at Tuesday's meeting were...response from DNR."Many of the miners attending the meeting took umbrage...only about 5 percent.When miners pushed for a definition of...she said.Nome resident and miner Bob Haffner said neither the...
$20M asphalt plant under construction in North Pole

FAIRBANKS - A new $20 million asphalt plant will be built in North Pole.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported Petro Star Inc. announced the plant at its North Pole Refinery.The plant will be built this winter, and asphalt production...
Miners charged in deaths of 34 killed by police

JOHANNESBURG - About 270 miners were charged Thursday with the murders...action.The decision to charge the miners comes under an arcane Roman-Dutch...killings from police to the striking miners.Firebrand politician Julius Malema...
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