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A Real Juneau Hiker

...Creek to Echo Cove, officially established in 1907-1909 by the Territory of Alaska, to service Juneau Gold Belt mining sites. The strip of land with gold-bearing rock known as 'Juneau Gold Belt' ran from north of Berners Bay to South of...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/betsy-fischer/2014-09-05/real-juneau-hiker
Report finds no laws broken in mine investigation

...investigations believed it likely the violations were ongoing.The EPA report said investigations continue at eight placer mining sites where "potentially illegal discharges were found." A discharge investigation stemming from a suction dredge was closed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-14/report-finds-no-laws-broken-mine-invest
State | AK legislature
Parnell orders inquest of mining raids

...characterization."The field investigations at numerous placer mining sites occurred in mid-August on federal and state lands...said violations were found during the inspection of 30 mining sites and investigations continue.Alaska's congressional...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-06/parnell-orders-inquest-mining-raids
State
John Michael Doogan

...school & received his diploma from Juneau-Douglas High School.John had many jobs throughout Alaska. He worked at mining sites in the interior of Alaska, on the Alaska State Pipeline & the Conservation Corps. John helped with the construction...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000164451774
Ratify the Law of the Sea Treaty

...The renegotiated International Seabed Authority ? provides property rights for U.S. firms to develop deep-sea mining sites that require security of tenure before they can justify the large investments required." All the conditions deemed essential...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-11-08/ratify-law-sea-treaty
Opinion
Free guided hikes Jan. 1 in parks in all 50 states

...coming Jan. 1, a cross-country ski outing is planned out of Independence Mine State Historical Park, a former gold mining site, according to Bill Kiger, interpretation and education manager for Alaska State Parks."We want to start the year...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-12-21/free-guided-hikes-jan-1-parks-all-50
Outdoors
Author Morse writes about the Gold Rush from a new angle

...continued with archival research in the Yukon Territory and Alaska in 1995, and included personal exploration of Klondike mining sites. Prof. Terrence Cole and the staff of the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, helped her with "the logistics of life...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052304/boo_morse.shtml
Books
Boxed in at 'Quigleyville'

...homes - a dirt road leading up through the woods - is also a desirable route for the city's industrial access to its mining sites. The rock quarry will be carved out of Blackerby Ridge and the gravel pit will be farther to the north, potentially...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061106/loc_20060611028.shtml
News
Empire editorial: Kensington mine project: a good fit for Alaska's future

...neighboring streams will not be affected. The timber at the mining site has little commercial value and would remain standing. The mining site will be nearly invisible from the water. A complete...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081802/opi_edboard.shtml
Opinion
Hiking Montana Creek Trail

...Creek to Echo Cove, officially established in 1907-1909 by the territory of Alaska, to service Juneau Gold Belt mining sites. The strip of land with gold bearing-rock known as Juneau Gold Belt ran from north of Berners Bay to south of Point...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100602/out_montanacreektrail.shtml
Outdoors

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