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When war broke out, they didn't wait to volunteer

...Other Alaskans simply crossed the border into Canada to join units forming up to go overseas. In August 1914, mining engineer Joe Boyle of Dawson City organized a 50-man machine gun company to go off to war. An Aug. 23, 1915 issue of the...
KSM Pt. 2: A river runs through it, and that's the problem

...Petersburg Vessel Association wrote in its public comments.In its public comments, Rivers Without Borders cited mining engineer Dave Chambers: "The (EA) should be considered inadequate for the intended purposes because it does not disclose...
Business news roundup

...years in Alaska's mining industry, a Northrim news release stated. He's worked in the industry as a manager, mining engineer, mine operator and entrepreneur. The last three years he's served as general manager for the Livengood Gold Project...
This round is on me: A tribute to Joe on the 132nd anniversary of our town name

...seeker living at the Stewart Mine near Sitka, caught sight of Muir's writings. Pilz was the first professional mining engineer in Alaska and had been sending men out in groups of two to do prospecting in different parts of Southeast. To increase...
Deering & Deering

...Deering bought a mobile home, packed up the family, and left British Columbia in search of gold. Dave Deering, a mining engineer, took jobs in Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico while Joan cooked for the miners and homeschooled her kids...
Accumulated Fragments: The mother of the North

...Pullen came back from the war an officer with wounds and citations for gallantry. He later became a very successful mining engineer. He died in 1990.Chester Pullen, while a student at the University of Washington, was drowned at Ketchikan on his way...
Famously Harris

...Juneau, a French Canadian, were tasked with prospecting the Taku and Gastineau Channel areas by George Pilz, a mining engineer working in Sitka at the time. The pair of prospectors struck gold in Gold Creek and Harris returned to Sitka to draft...
Accumulated fragments: Getting rich on the rush

...they and nine other partners had staked much of the ground that would become known as the Kennecott mines. A young mining engineer, Stephen Birch, who was in the area and with Smith and Warner's help, acquired options on the claims. Birch...
David Guy Stone

...David's passion was mining. He had an encyclopedic knowledge of Alaska mining history, and hoped to write a book on mining engineer Bart Thane, who managed Juneau's Alaska Gastineau and Perseverance mines, the largest gold mines in the world...
Juneau, Douglas pick their parade grand marshals

...and went to Seattle for his birth. Soon, they were back in Alaska. Stewart's father, Ben Stewart, worked as a mining engineer and eventually became the commissioner of mines for the territory of Alaska. Mount Ben Stewart on Douglas Island...


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