Business: Gold & Grief

Opened last week by the arrival of the season's first boat was a rip-snorting gold rush into the Goodnews area of southwestern Alaska. In three days no less than 50 airplane flights were made from Anchorage, bearing prospectors to the sands of Kuskokwim Bay, where gold, platinum and palladium strikes had been reported. Overnight a tent city sprang up on the beach with all the trimmings of Klondike days, including a gaming brawl which required the attention of a Federal marshal and the ministrations of one Alice Forsgreen. "the lady barber" of nearby...

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