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Sealaska criticizes planned timber sale

...initial comments on a draft for a proposed timber sale on Etolin Island, about 22 miles southwest of Wrangell. "It appears...would be hauled to Anita Bay, on the northeast coast of Etolin Island, loaded on barges and shipped out. Several options...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012308/loc_239202853.shtml
Alaska Digest

...Southeast Sound off on the important issues at WRANGELL - The Tongass National Forest is proposing a timber sale on central Etolin Island southwest of Wrangell. The proposed 62-million-board-foot sale - being called the Navy Project - would cross...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121207/sta_20071212017.shtml
News
20 years later, Southeast elk population maintaining

...ADF&G feasibility study, and Etolin Island was found to be the most suitable...transplant elk in the area. The Etolin Island elk, however, have been checked...barged to two release sites on Etolin Island." Lowell said half the transplanted...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020510/out_559131759.shtml
Outdoors
Geoduck fishery planned for clam farms

...mariculture sites in the Ketchikan region to geoduck farmers. Most are south of Ketchikan and others are adjacent to Etolin Island. The dispute between lease holders, the Fish and Game Department and commercial harvest divers centered on whether...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021505/sta_20050215005.shtml
News
Elk hunters may have chance to bag November trophy

...animals were first introduced to Etolin Island in 1987 when Alaska swapped mountain...It's highly likely that Etolin Island will be open for a registration...primarily on the southern end of Etolin Island, which makes access a bit difficult...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101605/out_20051016013.shtml
Outdoors
A conservationist's real motive

...and answered, "Honeymoon Creek." The Honeymoon and King George watersheds are large valleys on the north end of Etolin Island. These drainages contained some of the largest remaining stands of trees on the Wrangell District before they were...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022307/let_20070223019.shtml
Opinion
Eight timber sales focus of possible injunction

...representing the Forest Service. The timber industry hopes to cut wood at Upper Carroll near Ketchikan, King George on Etolin Island near Wrangell, South Arm on Prince of Wales Island, South Lindy near Petersburg and Four Leaf on southern Kupreanof...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021402/Loc_timberslaes.shtml
Local
Juneau Empire Online Opinion and Letters: Elk on Etolin isn't a problem 7/17/98

...the burgeoning elk population on Etolin Island and the surrounding land masses...that managed to get off either Etolin Island or Zarimbo Island. They accomplished...transplants as a benchmark for Etolin Island. At present, Afognak Island...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071798/stoughltr.html
Residents balk at plan to limit Stikine traffic

...Lemesurier and Inian Islands Russell Fiord Wilderness South Baranof Island Wilderness South Prince of Wales Wilderness South Etolin Island Wilderness Stikine-LeConte Wilderness Tebenkof Bay Wilderness And Kuiu Wilderness Tracy Arm-Fords Terror Wilderness...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101206/sta_20061012002.shtml
News
Groups appeal Prince of Wales logging plan

...reflected in the Logjam timber sale. Last month, Bschor reversed Cole's decision on the Navy Timber Sale scheduled for Etolin Island, located between Wrangell and Prince of Wales Island. That sale would have allowed the harvest of 73 million board-feet...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081309/loc_481307109.shtml

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