Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Jul 2 1967, Page 31

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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - July 2, 1967, Tokyo, Japan Dennis now in bagged Black Bear in the Aurora or Northern Light up the alaskan sky Over a v vex 5 w f s x is v4frk x boating and picnicking in front of Mendenhall Glacier near in v Alaska has too by Dan Henderson Pacific stars and stripes correspondent 1he state of Alaska has been untapped Oil resources Are the state will pro among other a natural a More Oil than the rest of the United states com land of unparalleled an outdoors other natural resources include millions of acres Alt t 1 left mans Paradise and americas last of Timberland that have never heard the sound of a ajl Kyj a v j whatever it one thing is the Lumberman thousands of Trees Are dying on their state is a land of its Square Miles make up an area larger than new Rhode Island and Hawaii it has Miles of Caribou and there Are More air planes in Alaska than anywhere else in the United one out of every 50 persons is a licensed an Anchorage suburbanite putting on his evening it has the highest Cost of living in the United jacket to go to one of the cites exclusive night clubs but a common labourer earns As much As an might look out his window and see a Moose browsing there Are vast areas of Barren in the when he arrives at the he May find wildly picturesque Fertile Ultra it sharing a parking lot with a log Cabin Saloon that modern Homes and some of the worst slums in the Hast changed since it was built More than 50 years since the United states purchased Alaska from rus alaskans Are a outspoken people who make Sia 100 years ago for it has produced a Bil every attempt to make visitors feel but May lion dollars Worth of Gold and More billions in take As Iong As 20 years to accept an outsider As Ore and geologists working along the attic in off Shore Waters and in other areas say that if alaskan ski area at about 20 Miles from army at fort Richardson also operates a ski area for military pot goes alaskan King claw spread often reaches five one of their this year they Are celebrating the states Purchase thousands of tourists Are expected to visit the state this summer and with million in Federal funds matched by a like amount from the state Centennial officials have built restored historical improved and hired some of the top Talent in show business to entertain a highlight of the Centennial is the Alaska 67 exposition which opened in Fairbanks May 26 and will run until the last of a Large slice of the states history is on including a Complete 1898 Vintage Gold Rush the general store and other buildings Are All originals which were moved to the exposition there is also a 400seat civic a native a River Stern Wheeler and a zoo filled with alaskan wild located 150 Miles South of the Arctic was founded by Gold the City Calls it self a town of rugged goo looking 60 54 churches and 100 members of alcoholics Many residents in the area still earn a living by pan Ning for certain areas have been set aside for tourists to try a Little panning this they will also have the Opportunity of catching some of the biggest Freshwater fish in the and will travel though a Scenic wonderland of Snow capped sparkling Green forests and across incredibly Clear

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