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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-25/charging-you-instragram-picture
State
Timber communities worried about budget impact

...reductions in the amount of money the state receives under the act for things such as conservation projects.Forest Service spokesman Larry Chambers previously told The Associated Press the agency was reviewing its options to ensure compliance...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-04/timber-communities-worried-about-budget
State
Government shutdown stops timber sales

...purchasers across the country early next week that timber sales and stewardship contracts will be suspended, Forest Service spokesman Leo Kay said in an email."We regret the continued impact on the American public; however we must cease activities...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-04/government-shutdown-stops-timber-sales
State
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052104/sta_flood.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060503/sta_roadlessrule.shtml
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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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071305/sta_20050713014.shtml
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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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091302/sta_briefs.shtml
News
Group claims Tongass is 4th most endangered forest

...to 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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102101/Loc_tongass.shtml
Local
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032411/sta_804505054.shtml
News
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.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021006/sta_20060210018.shtml
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