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By Patricia Jones
Mining News Editor 

A message from the editor


Last updated 2/15/2004 at Noon

If it can't be grown, it's got to be mined" is a popular bumper sticker slogan in Fairbanks, an Interior Alaska town founded more than 100 years ago by miners who struggled for gold found in creeks draining the surrounding rugged hills.

The connection to mining is still strong in this community, something I have appreciated throughout my 12 years of living in the Fairbanks area.

My first land...

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