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My Turn: Action in Alaska's Arctic

...on its own paved shipyard, adjacent to a 400-foot concrete city dock. It has an industrial site at the former Alaska Mill site with over 50 acres and a 300-foot piling dock. The largest marine capability in Alaska is the shipyard in Ketchikan...
Despite looming cut, changes to timber program debated

...sales while larger federal sales are held up in court. Such flexibility would be particularly helpful for Southeast Alaska mills.The legislation would eliminate the allowable cut limit imposed on a specific type of timber sale, called a "118...
State | Local | AK legislature
Juneau testifies against budget cuts

...sales to stay afloat while federal sales are held up in court. A DNR spokesperson said after hearing that 63 different Alaska mills have purchased state timber in recent years.Lynn Campbell, speaking on behalf of regional advocacy group Southeast...
State | AK legislature
Visions of a quick switch

...based in Craig, and a Washington-based mill."We'll pull volume off the stands and process through one Southeast Alaska mill and another through one in Washington specifically set up to handle (second-growth) lumber," Mater explained...
Accumulated Fragments: Douglas Island's deep and sometimes dark history

...September, he had purchased Erussard's Parris claims and the claims of Bean and Mathews.In 1882, Treadwell formed the Alaska Mill and Mining Company and brought up a five-stamp mill but immediately ran into trouble with lack of water for power...
Neighbors | 100 Anniversary

...trim, doors, cabinet stock, musical instruments, veneer, plywood and similar finished products. A number of Alaska mills have added dry kilns and planers in recent years, and the state wants to keep up with processing capacity, according...
Alaska's resources locked up, unable to aid national security

...shut down for no good reason. None of the 6 million acres of trees in wilderness were threatened. Now the remaining Alaska mills export their wood chips instead of turning them into pulp while providing jobs in Alaska. The oil companies who own...
Group seeks to share Tongass wealth . Comments are due by April 30. Before 1997, up to 95 percent of the lumber produced by Southeast Alaska mills was exported to Japan. Since 2002, however, less than 17 percent of the production has gone to Pacific Rim countries...
More Tongass fairy tales

...its contract for $147 million and 300 million board feet of timber. The timber was processed in the remaining small Alaska mills. The U.S. taxpayers' millions went to British Columbia and opened two new wood processing plants Another fairy...
Neighborhood gardens in Anchorage bugged by bunnies

...over and laid a little crumb trail from over there to where we put the dish of food," which was rabbit pellets from Alaska Mill, Feed and Garden, Raiskums said. They made Andrew a spot under a van they're not using. They put Andrew's photo...


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