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Yellow cedar under consideration for endangered species protection lose yellow cedars," she said.Owen Graham, executive director of the Alaska Forest Association, a timber industry trade association, said no listing is warranted."It's kind of silly," he said from Ketchikan. "Yellow cedar is...
Plan to simplify 2015 health renewals may backfire

...people's subsidy information, but they haven't been able to get that built," said Brendan Buck, a spokesman for the industry trade group America's Health Insurance Plans.Here's the issue, in a nutshell:To streamline next year's open enrollment...
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19 months and counting on Tongass National Forest exemption appeal

...Conservation Council and other environmental organizations won a lawsuit.Forestry board member Eric Nichols, of the Forest Industry Trade Association in Ketchikan, said Southeast Alaska's economy is beginning to be "stifled" by the rule."There's...
Cactus, palm tree latest attempts at stealth cellphone towers

...stealth towers is limited, but STEALTH said it works on up to 800 projects a year. The Wireless Association, an industry trade group also known at CTIA, said the presence of towers in general around the country has dramatically increased over...
Pitching Alaska's benefits

...or we wouldn't be going back and doing it again," Hughes said of the state's participation in annual film industry trade shows in recent years.Palmer replied, "Rep. Hughes, with all of these types of efforts, sometimes it just takes...
Outside Editorial: Coming soon to a pump near you: Gas at $5 a gallon

...inadequate responses by the federal government." It's no surprise that Hofmeister, a former board member for the industry trade group the American Petroleum Institute, would favor more aggressive oil drilling. But that doesn't mean he's...
Neighbors Digest will lead discussions and lectures on a wide range of topics. There will also be a silent benefit auction, an industry trade show, extra lunchbox sessions and optional pre- and post-conference tours and events. Full conference fee is...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...customer base to include younger, more environmentally concerned people, said Michael Driscoll, editor of a cruise industry trade publication called Cruise Week. A news release from Norwegian said the cruise line had ``voluntarily self-reported...
Pending settlement temporarily halts Tongass timber sales

...the less expensive practice of harvesting trees in developing countries. The Alaska Forest Association, a timber industry trade group based in Ketchikan, would not comment on the agreement because its board of directors hadn't seen it yet...
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