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Juneauite stars in new reality show: 'Naked and Afraid'

...Greens Creek before being offered the opportunity to star in the 21-day excursion."I was the only woman hard rock underground miner and my duties were heavy equipment operating. I learned how to drive heavy haul trucks, bulldozers, front end...
Boom brings opportunities for miners, dilemmas for mines

FAIRBANKS - Wayne Haskell, a 51-year-old underground miner from South Dakota, gave up a job in Montana to work at the Pogo gold mine outside Delta Junction. He said the pay is better and...
Patterson, McNaughton marry

...graduate, she is a homemaker. The groom is the son of Ken and Darlene McNaughton. Also a JDHS graduate, he is an underground miner for Greens Creek Mine. The maid of honor was Kaitlyn Wyatt. Tanya McNaughton was the bridesmaid, and Madelyn Wyatt...
Jensen and Turnbull to wed

...The groom is the son of James I. Jensen Jr. and Janie L. Long. A graduate of Yakutat High School, he is an underground miner for Greens Creek Mining. The maids of honor will be the bride's sisters, Tina, Tara and Tessa Turnbull. The...
Collison, Fields wed

...Commissioner's Office. The groom is the son of Ken and Jeannette Collison. He attended University of Alaska and works as an underground miner for Hecla/Greens Creek Mining Co. Mary Schlosser was the matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Kristina Watsell...
UAS to offer new mine training program

...program will be the entry-level mine labor training, mine safety and health administration, and entry-level underground miner classes. UAS mine program What: UAS Mine Training Center ribbon-cutting ceremony. When: 4 p.m. Tuesday...
Neighbors Digest

...The program includes entry level mine labor training, mine safety and health administration, and entry level underground miner (Nipper) class. Those who are interested in the training should contact the Department of Labor and Workforce...
Would-be miners are anxious to begin work of the country, he said. Angoon resident Phil Walker said Oct. 2, 2008, was the day his life changed. The underground miner who also learned water and wastewater treatment while at Kensington, was laid off. He filled out application after...
Walker, Petrie wed

...intern for the state of Alaska. The groom is the son of Sharron Burkard, and Ed and Madeline Petrie. He is an underground miner for Coeur of Alaska Angie Mickle was the matron of honor, and Meagan Shallies was the bridesmaid. Katelyn Raymond...
New miners complete training in Juneau

JUNEAU - Eleven trainees graduated Friday from the Entry Level Underground Miner training program in Juneau, a new program that is preparing Alaskans to compete in the mining industry. "Our goal is to continue...


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