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Photo: Speaking out on a bridge in Ketchikan

Carol Cairnes, left, and Mike Sallee hold "Vote Yes" signs Monday on a Ketchikan street corner, where supporters and opponents posted their...
Parnell: 'Our timber jobs are at stake'

...Alexander Archipelago wolf. When contacted by Sullivan about the intervention, Tongass Conservation Society President Carol Cairnes said she assumed it was to intervene on the side of environmentalists. Cairnes said state biologists brought concerns...
Clinging to old ways

...wildlife," while the governor hands out pink slips to the people with the expertise to enforce those standards and turns the care of those "chickens" over to the "foxes" in the Department of Natural Resources. Carol Cairnes Ketchikan
Work starts on 360-acre Tongass timber sale near Ketchikan

...completed for all sections except Orion North, said Tongass National Forest Supervisor Forrest Cole. Society President Carol Cairnes said Orion North is one of the last roadless parts of an area hard-hit by clear-cutting. "It's an area people...
Quit trying to catch up to '50s model

...but we have to make a course change to do that. A total overhaul of the transportation systems in Alaska can begin with something that I promise you will be met with a positive reaction from us Southeast residents. Carol Cairnes Ketchikan
My turn: Ketchikan should drop bridge

...beam people over. Thanks, guys. It's always nice to have you as my welcoming party when I come off the road. Carol Cairnes is a Ketchikan resident and member of the Tongass Conservation Society Board.
It's not time to build the Gravina bridge

...becomes accessible only by this proposed bridge, getting to town would become a trek of many miles across uninhabited muskeg, up an exposed span 300 feet in the air and then down the long and winding road to town. Carol Cairnes Ketchikan
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...experts Jim Asper, Bridget Smith, and Brenna Asper; Cheryl Eldemar for the great Hollywood decorations; Diane Sly, Carol Cairnes and David DePew for their organization skills; Leigh Euler, Roblyn Gray Davis, and the following JAHC board members...
Naturally Aware

...strategy to exit the pulp market in Alaska. "The Tongass Conservation Society has been diabolized in this town," said Carol Cairnes, a Ketchikan activist who posed for the calendar last Saturday. "I hope this will lighten people up ... that it...
Groups sue over timber sale in Tongass

...heavily logged, the groups said, and wildlife need the old-growth buffers that remain for shelter and safe travel. Carol Cairnes, president of the Tongass Conservation Society, said she explored the groves last fall. "Without this old-growth...


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