Mildred Anderson

...winters in Seattle they moved to Juneau where they raised their three children. Mildred worked in accounting for the US Forest Service and the US Coast Guard. She loved classical music, played oboe in the Juneau Symphony and taught piano lessons for...
Conservation groups take Big Thorne fight to higher court

...organizations have taken their lawsuits against the U.S. Forest Service to a higher court.In August 2014, a coalition of...of the Tongass Land Management Plan that guide the Forest Service's old-growth sale planning.Those lawsuits were...
State | Local
Alaska Women's Hall of Fame inducts 2 from Juneau

...of the group - she and her husband received the Bob Marshall Champions of Wilderness Award in 2010 from the U.S. Forest Service in Washington, D.C.Johnstone also served on the Sitka Assembly - the second woman to hold such a position - and...
Letter: Tongass Advisory Committee has predetermined outcome

The United States Forest Service created the Tongass Advisory Committee to provide input from stakeholders for their revised Tongass Land Management Plan. However...
Final Fireside chat shows Juneau in a new way

...began in 1962 when the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center opened as the first visitor center managed by the U.S. Forest Service in the United States.The first lecture begins at 6:30 p.m. and the second at 8 p.m. The center will be open...
Around town for Wednesday, March 25

...Free of charge.Raincountry Flyfishers Meeting, 7 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School Library. ADF&G and the Forest Service will describe local roadside fisheries projects. All are invited at no charge.Karaoke Night, 9 p.m., every...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for March 23, 2015

...times per year on average, according to the U.S. Forest Service - we're grateful to the volunteers of Juneau Mountain...This time around, thanks also go out to the U.S. Forest Service and Alaska State Troopers. We have plenty of examples...
Lost hikers signal searchers with headlamp

...West Glacier Trail so far this year. The U.S. Forest Service estimates there are10 to 12 searches on average annually...West Glacier Trail so far this year. The U.S. Forest Service estimates there's usually 10 to 12 searches on average...
Big Thorne timber suit chopped down

...year, a coalition of groups sued to stop the U.S. Forest Service's Big Thorne timber sale on Prince of Wales Island...pursuing it how we can," she said Monday by phone.The Forest Service has promised a shift away from old-growth logging...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: The Forest Service must change its culture and course

...multiply from there.The current Forest Service culture of "one size fits all...scale that extends beyond current Forest Service culture, that recognizes the jewel we have. The Forest Service must offer more vision than round...


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