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Roger Jay Tachik

...retired from Best Transit. Besides being a dedicated trapper, he fished commercially for halibut, and enjoyed placer-gold mining. For several years, Roger worked closely with Ray McNutt as a big-game guide in the Wrangell Mountains and eastern...
Kenai Peninsula tourism evolves under pressure

...Executive Director Shanon Hamrick. Hamrick helps local operations market their services. Recently she has seen owners add gold mining or bear viewing as options in their daylong fishing trips, she said. "That was unheard of three years ago," Hamrick...
Deep-water port proposed for vessels in Arctic waters

ANCHORAGE - A historic Alaska gold-mining city could be the first place where the federal government invests in a deep-water port to serve vessels in Arctic waters.The...
Donlin Gold project has peninsula implications

...the Kenai Peninsula, as a proposed pipeline would transport natural gas from the Cook Inlet to the site. The Donlin Gold mining project is located in Alaska's Yukon Kuskokwim region, approximately 10 miles from the village of Crooked Creek...
Roy Burton Baldwin

...with wood. He worked for the state of Alaska and the city of Soldotna in various positions. He also tried his luck at gold mining and diving.As a woodworker, Roy trekked through the state collecting diamond willow and Alaska burls. Roy created...
William Krager

...happily married to Jo Krager and enjoyed a life together which included big game hunting, commercial and sports fishing, gold mining, producing pure maple syrup and real estate investing. Bill was also an Alaskan Bush pilot and enjoyed his planes...
Lester Wayne McCoy in Nikiski he worked for the Unocal Fertilizer Plant for many years. Lester loved hunting, camping, fishing, gold mining and reloading. Lester was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Wyman and Louise Custavia McCoy. He is survived...
Mike Andrew Truesdell

...his three sons, Rambul, Rocky and Ben; and their mother Sinde. Mike enjoyed commercial fishing, dog mushing, gold mining and living at summer fish camps in the interior. Later in life he would snowboard at Tahoe, California, and loved...
Homer writer publishes 28th book

...after Doris Tobin Bordine, the daughter of the magazine's former editor, Emery Tobin, sent Blomquist's story of gold mining on to him. Locals will appreciate "My 1916 Whaling Cruise," a story by Ted Pedersen, one of Homer's original...
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Winning combination: Arctic Winter Games and Kenai Peninsula

...corner of the state. The peninsula is rich in history -- its Native heritage, the influence of the Russians, its gold-mining days, the influx of homesteaders, its fishing traditions all combine to make the peninsula one of the state's most...


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