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The Tongass tightrope: Balancing diverse interests by committee

The Tongass tightrope: Balancing diverse interests by committee

Tongass Advisory Committee member Eric Nichols says it's a huge challenge to come up with policies for a viable timber industry without old growth.
Fish and Game gives trollers more time to fish

Fish and Game gives trollers more time to fish

The Southeast Alaska summer troll fishery is being extended by 10 days, but many fishermen won't take advantage…

Juneau remains part of ‘battle for Seattle’ between Delta & Alaska

Juneau remains part of ‘battle for Seattle’ between Delta & Alaska

Who’s winning? The traveler is.…

Can the Tongass support sustainable logging?

Can the Tongass support sustainable logging?

A regional committee tasked with advising the U.S. Forest Service on how to manage logging in the Tongass begins three days of meetings in Juneau…

City decision on blighted Gastineau Apartments expected soon

City decision on blighted Gastineau Apartments expected soon

City officials are considering various actions against the owner of the condemned apartment building in downtown Juneau…

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Southeast “trash wood” finds new markets

Southeast “trash wood” finds new markets

Southeast residents will be able to buy locally milled lumber in the future as small scale timber sales…

USDA to buy up to $13M in canned pink salmon

USDA to buy up to $13M in canned pink salmon

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has agreed to buy up to $13 million in canned pink salmon to…

New UAS dorm provides housing for about 100 freshmen

New UAS dorm provides housing for about 100 freshmen

The $14.3 million facility opened at the end of August.…

Halliburton reaches $1.1B oil spill settlement

Halliburton reaches $1.1B oil spill settlement

Halliburton says it has agreed to pay $1.1 billion to settle a substantial portion of plaintiff claims arising…

Court agrees to review Alaska Roadless Rule case

Court agrees to review Alaska Roadless Rule case

A full panel of 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will review the decision exempting the Tongass from…

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