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Alaska mining industry a gold nugget in state's economy

...rush. Alaska's history is rich with the famous and infamous associated with mining: Joe Juneau, Felix Pedro and Soapy Smith.Success in Alaska's mining industry today requires both cutting edge technology and persistence to cut through government...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-02-19/alaska-mining-industry-gold-nugget-st
Opinion
In the Stacks: New Alaskana

...honor of Alaska Book Week!"That Fiend in Hell": Soapy Smith in Legend, by Catherine Holder Spude. We all know about Soapy Smith, Skagway's legendary Gold Rush crime boss, killed...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-10-10/stacks-new-alaskana
Art
A century of stories

...different story - a nightmare of endless suffering."Soapy Smith, famous for doing his part to add to this suffering...Catherine Holder Spude, author of "That Fiend in Hell: Soapy Smith in Legend" on saloon life and prostitution in Skagway...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-08-08/century-stories
Art
Thumbs up, thumbs down

...tied to the shootings, three of which are charged with firing weapons. Juneau isn't the Wild West, and the days of Soapy Smith are over. There's no place in our town, or society, for that matter, for individuals who recklessly discharge...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-12-16/thumbs-thumbs-down
Opinion
Accumulated Fragments: The mother of the North

...called Jefferson Randolph Smith or Soapy Smith. He was the titular head of organized...Pullen's main competitors were some of Soapy Smith's henchmen. They were truly...railroad.On the evening of July 8, Soapy Smith and Frank Reid met on the wharf...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-11-11/accumulated-fragments-mother-north
Neighbors
Journalist 'Stroller' White liked a good joke - in print

...overlapped with that of Randolph "Soapy" Smith. Smith and his gang broke the...White's writing. It is headlined "Soapy Smith's Last Bluff and Its Fatal Ending...During the next several months Soapy Smith and the Stroller held services...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060204/nei_stroller.shtml
Neighbors
This Day in History

In Alaska In 1898, Jefferson Randolph "Soapy" Smith, gambler and character of ill-repute, was shot and killed in Skagway. In 1923, President Warren G. Harding arrived in Ketchikan...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070803/loc_history.shtml
News
This Day in History

In Alaska In 1898, Jefferson Randolph "Soapy" Smith, gambler and character of ill-repute, was shot. He died in Skagway. In 1923, President Warren G. Harding arrived in Ketchikan...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070805/sta_20050708016.shtml
News
State Briefs

...charge against Nick Stepovich. Stepovich, 45, is District 10 chairman of the Republican Party of Alaska and owner of Soapy Smith's Pioneer Restaurant. His name also was recently put forward by Rep. Jim Whitaker as a potential replacement in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071503/sta_briefs.shtml
News
Ethical hunting

...time to patrol our roads. Are we living in Eden, Armageddon or Oz? Skagway had its Committee of 101 to get rid of Soapy Smith. Perhaps Juneau needs a Committee of 10,010 to get rid of its riff-raff. Where are you Cindy? MADD needs you...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082102/let_letter2.shtml
Opinion

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