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By J.p. Tangen
Guest Columnist 

'What doesn't kill us makes us stronger'


Last updated 3/26/2006 at Noon

I was reminded of the famous quotation by Friedrich Nietzsche last week when I had occasion to visit the recently completed Pogo mine near Delta. This impressively huge, modern facility will mine gold and pour bars for the next decade without spilling a drop of wastewater, while providing 230 or more quality jobs for the people of eastern Alaska. It is a tribute to how technology has combined w...

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