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Pure Sole: Run your mountain Juneau

...prospectors and miners.They had visions of grandeur when arriving in the wilderness on the heels of Joe Juneau and Richard Harris' discoveries of gold.They had little relief from the mines. The beauty of the native forests and coves was their...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-03/run-your-mountain-juneau
Sports
City museum opens new exhibit: Juneau's Changing Shoreline

...Creek), and the T'aaku on the beach south of town at the base of Mount Roberts.In 1880, when Joseph Juneau and Richard Harris were led to the area and shown gold deposits by the aak'w Kwaan, the coastline followed the path of today's South...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-08/city-museum-opens-new-exhibit-juneaus-cha
Art
Harmon honored at Gold Rush Days

Jerry Harmon has been a miner for 40 years and not since Joe Juneau and Richard Harris struck gold in Gold Creek in 1887 has there been such a devotee of the profession in the capital city."I have worked all around...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-06-21/harmon-honored-gold-rush-days
Sports
City settles issue of unwanted road

...is narrow and the current rights-of-ways are only 30 feet wide, but the development was approved at the time.Richard Harris, owner of seven lots on the property, has argued that the unpaved street leading through the subdivision is not...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-25/city-settles-issue-unwanted-road
Local
City museum offers a pair of evening historical walking tours

...moderate walking, covering about 10 blocks chock-full of stories about the past 134 years since Joe Juneau and Richard Harris staked mining claims in Silverbow Basin. Tickets for the tour are $25 for an adult, $20 for ages 12 and under...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-08/city-museum-offers-pair-evening-hist
Outdoors
Accumulated Fragments: Following in the footsteps of Harris and Juneau

In the summer of 1880 George Pilz sent Richard Harris and Joseph Juneau from Sitka to the Gastineau Channel...good men left Sitka to follow in the footsteps of Richard Harris and Joseph Juneau; each in his own way impacted the...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-03-02/accumulated-fragments-following-foo
Neighbors
Juneau Empire Online Inside Story: Rapscallion? 6/21/98

...events cast Juneau founding father Richard Harris in both heroic and unflattering...When his family doctor slammed Richard Harris, one of Juneau's founding fathers...It doesn't make sense.'' Richard Harris' diary, written sometime after...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062198/harris.html
Juneau Empire Online Inside Story: Diary records Juneau pioneer in his own words 6/21/98

Sunday, June 21, 1998 By MARY LOU GERBI Richard Harris told his version of the 1880 discovery of gold in a ``Diary of Richard T. Harris and Joe Juneau,'' written at least two years...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062198/diary.html
City Museum offers tours and lecture to prepare for the visitor season

...and a half of moderate walking, covering about 10 blocks of stories about the past 134 years since Joe Juneau and Richard Harris staked mining claims in Silverbow Basin. Tickets for the tour are $25 for an adult, $20 for a child, and free...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-05-15/city-museum-offers-tours-and-lecture-prep
Art
Pure Sole: I can toss an egg

...relief from the mines.They had visions of grandeur when arriving in the wilderness on the heels of Joe Juneau and Richard Harris' discoveries of gold.The beauty of the native forests and coves was their reprieve from the darkness of tunnels...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-03/i-can-toss-egg
Sports

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