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State wildfire responders keep eye on dry conditions in Delta started as a man ground an edge on a plow, creating sparks that ignited hay. The fire spread to the forest.Alaska had dry conditions last spring, but the fire season fizzled quickly after a blaze started in May on the Kenai Peninsula...
Century old law returns to fund forest communities

Alaska's already tight budget is set to get a little snugger for some communities dependent on national forests.
Group files for permit to study hydro project near Berners Bay

...The lake is named for its elevation. The project would occupy about 475 acres of land within the Tongass National Forest. Alaska Power & Telephone got involved in the project in 2006. The project's average annual energy production would be...
My Turn: Why don't they understand the concept of 'no more'?

...challenging the Clinton Administration's roadless rule - banning road construction in the roadless areas of all national forests. Alaska's case is in abeyance until the Ninth Circuit Court decides a similar case appealed from Idaho. If the Ninth sides...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Democratic platform to protest a plank against development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and the Tongass National Forest. Alaska delegates back off ANWR protest 081600 Local 1 2 The Juneau Empire Online LOS ANGELES Â Alaska delegates didnÂ...
Alaska Digest announcement. Most of the sale price, $380 million in cash, will repay loans of Forest's subsidiary, Forest Alaska Operating, the company said. Forest Oil in January had said it was selling its Alaska business unit to reduce debt...
A rundown on SAGA and its services

...doing work out on the Nugget Falls Trail, which when complete will become the most-used trail in all the Tongass Forest." Alaska Service Corps members come from across the country and are generally interested in serving Alaska's lands and communities...
First Friday Art Walk

...Klondike Tale'Versatile Birch: Objects from the ASM Collection" "Boreal Birch: Art and Science in the Northern Forest"Alaska State Museum395 Whittier St.Reception: 4:30-7 p.m.Four new shows are opening: a solo exhibition by graphic...
First Friday art openings

...Baltuck; "Versatile Birch: Objects from the ASM Collection" ; "Boreal Birch: Art and Science in the Northern Forest"Alaska State Museum395 Whittier St.Reception: 4:30-7 p.m.Veliz's "A Klondike Tale" features images from her...
Forest Service official denies Logjam appeals

Alaska Regional Forester Denny Bschor upheld a timber sale on Prince of Wales Island that will allow 73 million board-feet of timber to be sold in the Tongass National Forest.


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