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Legacy of late Iditarod champion endures

...handed out to kids on Monday. Their dog lot is still visited by hundreds of visitors each summer day aboard the Riverboat Discovery, which makes stops along the bank for a tour of an Alaska kennel.John Binkley, whose family operates the riverboat...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-11/legacy-late-iditarod-champion-endures
Sports
Fairbanks riverboat beats Mother Nature, is ready

...race to reopen the Chena River before their customers and spawning grayling made dredging work impossible. The riverboat Discovery III's owners completed the work last week. ``We would have liked to have dredged for a few more hours, but...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052399/Loc_riverboat.html
Local
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...race to reopen the Chena River before their customers and spawning grayling made dredging work impossible. The riverboat Discovery III's owners completed the work last week. ``We would have liked to have dredged for a few more hours, but...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052399/Loc_riverboat.shtml
Founder of riverboat business, former state legislator dies at 82

...said. Binkley had been in great pain in recent years because of a degenerative nerve disease, said his son, Riverboat Discovery President and former lawmaker Johne Binkley. "He had been so active, so vibrant and so full of life, it was...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010603/sta_binkley.shtml
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ATIA picks new board members

...ATIA president and chief operating officer. The board members are John Binkley of Alaska Cruise Association and Riverboat Discovery, Roark Brown of Homer Ocean Charters and Otter Cove Resort, Bruce Bustamante of Princess Cruises, Janet Buckingham...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102710/sta_726735127.shtml
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ATIA announces 2011 marketing committee

...Convention & Visitors Bureau. The Southcentral committee members include John Binkley of Alaska Cruise Association and Riverboat Discovery, Kindra Brownlee of Princess Cruises, Dee Buchanon of CIRI Alaska Tourism Corporation, Deb Call of the Alaska...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020911/loc_782877243.shtml
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Binkley has background to be the governor

...He has run a successful river barge operation in rural Alaska and has been president of the popular Fairbanks Riverboat Discovery operations. John was chairman of the Alaska Railroad Board for nine years and has held many high leadership roles...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070706/let_20060707016.shtml
Opinion
Tourists holding out for big deals, industry hopes

...of what the bookings are like because people are putting off booking." John Binkley with the Fairbanks-based Riverboat Discovery, said his organization's bookings are down 30 percent. "This means 40 to 50 fewer local jobs this summer...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030409/sta_401011017.shtml
Alaska Digest

...section of the river. Last fall, pilots on the Riverboat Discovery sternwheelers, which carry thousands of visitors...the Corps. His efforts have not satisfied the Riverboat Discovery pilots, who hesitate to enter the channel except...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070405/sta_20050704009.shtml
News
Binkley decides to stay out of race

...donors for, and they will have been tapped for the cause in Alaska," he said. Binkley, 50, is owner of the Riverboat Discovery tour company, a popular tourist attraction in Fairbanks. He was a state legislator from 1985-90, serving in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091903/loc_binkley.shtml
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