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Rain calms California fire that jumped freeway, burned cars

...look so much better," Bob Poole, a U.S. Forest Service spokesman, said as he looked across the charred landscape...flames broke out, said Lee Beyer, a U.S. Forest Service spokesman. He said several firefighting aircraft were...
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Charging you for that Instagram picture

...Similar rules have been in place for four years, albeit on a temporary basis. In an email to the Empire, a Forest Service spokesman clarified that the policy in place does not require a permit unless the photo shoot uses models, sets or props...
Flood threat receding, along with glacier; officials look to prevent problems

...a day. As of April 22, it was about 640 feet off of Gilbert Point at the northwest edge of Russell Fiord. Forest Service spokesman Ray Massey said Thursday the glacier has backed off and is now more than 800 feet from Gilbert Point. The agency...
President Bush to let roadless rule stand

...he said. Southeast Alaska's Tongass National Forest includes 9.6 million designated roadless acres, said Forest Service spokesman Dennis Neill. Several timber sales in the areas began planning before the rule took effect and will go ahead...
Court dismisses challenge to Bush roadless policy

...working within the Bush rule to protect most, if not all, of our national forest roadless areas," she said. Forest Service spokesman Dan Jiron said the agency looks forward to working with governors on roadless areas. Juneau Empire reporter...
State Briefs

...13 million, or about 20 percent of this year's Tongass budget, was reallocated last month, according to Forest Service spokesman Dennis Neill. "What they're looking at having to do is balance out the total fire expenditures for the Forest...
Group claims Tongass is 4th most endangered forest sell 267 million board feet a year, and demand has hovered at about half that in recent years, he said. Forest Service spokesman Dennis Neill said timber harvest is allowed on 676,000 acres of the 17 million-acre Tongass National Forest...
Missing pilot found alive

...Lake area 65 miles from Anchorage. Alaska National Guard spokesman Maj. Guy Hayes said Burick is not injured. Forest Service spokesman Ray Massey said Burick crashed his Piper PA-18 Super Cub on Saturday, the same day he took off. Massey says...
Northwest Digest

...federal government from destroying this national legacy," Gregoire said. Federal officials believe the quickest way to protect roadless areas is through the new roadless rules, U.S. Forest Service spokesman Dan Jiron said last fall.
Judge set to rule on logging ban

...with the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council. SEACC was one of five groups to appeal the Emerald Bay sale. Forest Service spokesman Dennis Neill said the appeal ruling allows the regional forester to continue planning timber sales in roadless...


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