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Alaska Miners Association hosts 10th annual Alaska Mining Day

Tuesday, May 10 is Alaska Mining Day, and the Alaska Miners Association is celebrating with an...
Tuesday, May 10 is Alaska Mining Day, and the Alaska Miners Association is celebrating with an educational forum in Fairbanks.(Alex Bengel/KTVF)
Published: May. 9, 2022 at 4:55 PM AKDT
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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) - CORRECTION: The 10th annual Alaska Mining Day takes place on May 10.

Tuesday, May 10 is Alaska Mining Day, and the Alaska Miners Association is celebrating with an educational forum in Fairbanks.

The event is scheduled from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Wedgewood Resort.

The day was first recognized in 2013 through state legislation to honor the mining industry and its contributions to the history of Alaska.

According to the association’s website the event is open to members of the general public and will feature Governor Dunleavy and Senator Lisa Murkowski.

Topics covered will include the role of mining in the Interior and the 50th anniversary of Alaska Native Corporations.

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