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The full timber story

...activities contribute almost 30 percent of the personal income in the community of Hoonah. The timberlands around Chicken Creek can be harvested without harm to the salmon habitat. In fact, there are many locations around Southeast Alaska where...
Taylor Highway remains closed by washouts

...the Eagle side had to use four-wheelers to get to their equipment, Bishop said. As one crew was working on the Chicken Creek bridge Sunday night, the road fell apart behind the workers, cutting them off from the DOT maintenance station and...
Don't send Southeast timber and jobs to Asian markets

...picture. Apparently Sealaska is still "owed" additional lands under ANCSA, and has designs on acquiring land in the Chicken Creek drainage, just east of Point Adolphus and across Icy Strait from Gustavus. This area is important to Gustavus (and...
Forest protection

Jim Mackovjak did a good job describing Sealaska's abuse of power (Empire, March 6). The Hoonah Indian Association has been fighting to protect the Chicken Creek drainage for many years. Floyd Peterson Hoonah
My Turn: Where is Tongass justice? with the U.S. Forest Service in an effort to target the remaining biggest and best trees located around Chicken Creek and elsewhere in the American people's old growth forest reserves. Sealaska knows its trees. The clear-cuts around...
A bad history for a bad bill

...the lands in Yakutat. The Forest Service offered: Cleveland Peninsula, Sitko, Neko, E. Gunnick Bays, Seal and Chicken creeks, Alice Lake and E. Spaski, Hoonah, Hobart and Whitestone. Sealaska rejected the offer. Instead, they began...


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