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Juneau's Hidden History: Amalga, Juneau's ghost town

...several hours locating some of the caved adits in the area. Many still had rail tracks running right to them from the town site. After a long day of hiking off trail, up hillsides, and crossing several streams we headed to the Eagle Glacier cabin...
Canyon City Trail changes open for public comment

...Taiya River.The proposed changes are designed to protect the natural and cultural resources of the historic Canyon City town site while providing new and improved visitor opportunities.Canyon City has been a popular camping area since the trail's...
Remote winters

...have packed up, stocked up, and headed to Baranof Wilderness Lodge for seven months of solitude and snow removal.The town site of Baranof is in Warm Springs Bay, on the inner side of Baranof Island, almost directly east of Sitka. It isn't the...
Three bear cubs orphaned in Interior Alaska need homes

...reported on Sept. 16. The sow was killed along the dike that separates Galena's old town neighborhood from the new town site.Galena-based Alaska Wildlife Trooper Darrell Hildebrand is investigating the illegal kill."No one fessed up to...
Alaska Science Forum: Biologist creates legacy at village goose camp

...picture. The bird-banding camp was held at the Old Chevak town site, a two-hour boat ride from new Chevak, which had started and is now home to about 1,000. The old town site includes one building in good shape - the church of the...
Report: Safety, justice systems in rural Alaska worst in U.S.

...Southeast Alaska. While the state won the case, the commission doesn't agree that the decision exempts Alaska Native town site land or Alaska Native allotments from Indian country. The commission points out that the Secretary of the Interior is capable...
Kenai library one of six nominated for national award

...exhibit, the Haines Library, Bethel's Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center Museum, Dorothy Page Museum and Historic Town Site (Wasilla), Fairbanks Children's Museum and the Kenai Community Library.
Accumulated Fragments: Following in the footsteps of Harris and Juneau

...staked claims in Silver Bow Basin and on the mountainside above it. On Oct. 18, 1880, Harris and Juneau developed a town site claim of 160 acres which they named Harrisburg. Each took a lot on the waterfront, on what became known as Miners Cove...
Landslide leads to Dyea flood

...of the historic Chilkoot Trail and was a bustling city of 8,000 during the peak of the gold rush. The old historic town site of Dyea isn't at risk and bridges in the area are intact, Ward said. People hiking the Chilkoot Trail were above the...
Skagway's petition revived

...borders the Haines Borough, which includes more than 2,300 square miles in addition to the unincorporated Haines town site. In the 1990s, the state Department of Community and Economic Development, which serves as the resource staff for the...


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