Ada Barbara Klinkhammer

...the youngest of three girls. They were a coal miner's family and lived for several years in Saunders Creek, Alberta, a mining town which no longer exists. Barbara and Virgil attended the Saunders Creek Reunion for many years. Barbara enjoyed seeing...
Arctic policy commission submits report

...suggestions in the report include basing more fishing vessels in Alaska, additional exploration and development in the Ambler mining district, more work mapping the Arctic, and better communication.The 26-member commission, which includes 10 legislators...
My Turn: Dedicated, committed women at the service of others

...many other religious sisters who have made such a contribution to our country and to our state. In Southeast Alaska during the mining era of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the Sisters of St. Ann, a nursing and teaching order of sisters from Quebec...
Finding winter at Peterson Lake Cabin

...following a gentle uphill grade that follows a historic horse tramway once used to access a mining claim in the area. The Peterson family ran the mining operation in that watershed (which bears their name) from the late 1800s to the mid-1900s...
Letter: Walker arrived when needed most

...diversify the state's economy. It appears the billions of dollars of economic activity produced by fishing, tourism and mining are not even worth a mention. He must not realize people were living in Alaska before the oil industry arrived.Walker is...
Helen Dapcevich

...Helen Dapcevich, age 90, passed away on December 21st. Helen, the oldest of four sisters and a brother, was born in the mining town of Washoe, Montana on September 7, 1924 to Yugoslavian immigrants Spiro and Jeva Randunovich. Helen passed away at Bartlett...
Remembering Pat Roppel

...Canneries, fishing, old mill sites, mining; for decades she, husband Frank Roppel...found together, Frank said, was an old mining mill site."That sparked her interest...Frank) tried to visit all of those old mining sites she wrote about, and all the canning...
Coeur to acquire S. Dakota mine

Coeur Mining, Inc., which owns Southeast Alaska's Kensington gold mine, has purchased another operation - South Dakota's Wharf gold...
Greens Creek production increased

...mine saw a production increase of almost 400,000 ounces between 2013 and 2014, according to a news release from owner Hecla Mining Company.The mine produced 7.8 million ounces of silver in 2014, with the mill operating at an average of 2,236 tons per...
Kenai assembly approves oil and gas specialists

...assistant to the mayor's office to focus on oil, gas and mining issues.The three dissenting voters expressed their concern...Navarre said the position encompasses overall oil, gas and mining industries but the immediate focus would be on legislation related...
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