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Court-ordered anarchy A letter by JOSEPH SEBASTIAN The recent action by U.S. District Judge James...receive the protection they so richly deserve. Joseph Sebastian Point Baker Share this page: Print Email Digg Reddit...
Keep Taku, toss Murkowski

...would probably make more sense to keep the permanent fund the it is, or maybe Gov. Hammond's new plan. Also we could keep the Taku and our ferry system and just get rid of Murkowski and his gang of cronies. Joseph Sebastian Petersburg
Prefers woods without roads

...are being exported in the round. Even more wood is left to rot on the site as unsalable. The roadless rule is more important than ever to stop the piecemeal destruction of our dwindling wild public lands. Joseph Sebastian Point Baker
Passage of lands bill would be a disaster

...these should be made under the rules and guidelines of ANSCA's selection boundaries. This bill would be a disaster if enacted as written. It would be a wrong move for people and public lands in Southeast. Joseph Sebastian Petersburg
Coeur made choices, has itself to blame

...the risks its precedent-setting plans took. Whatever the outcome of the 9th Circuit Court's decision on this matter, Coeur has nobody but itself to blame. It alone is responsible for the pickle it is in. Joseph Sebastian Petersburg
In a world of change

...Wales Island if the Forest Service has it's way. Let these "don't get it" Forest Service bureaucrats know how and why these wildlands matter. It's our wild Alaskan heritage, let's keep it that way. Joseph Sebastian Point Baker
My turn: Judge made correct determination about mine

...information that bodes well for the post-closure future of Lower Slate Lake. Finally, I was truly flabbergasted by Joseph Sebastian's Oct. 29 letter. All this time I thought the SEACC lawsuit was the reason Coeur is in the "pickle" they are...
Cruise ship wastewater standards testimony heard he felt about the issue. He said he recommended legislators listen to the panel's recommendations as well.Joseph Sebastian has fished in Southeast Alaska for 35 years. He said the bills were bad for fishing."News flash. The biggest...
Sea otter bounties likely not legal, but popular with some

...certainly doesn't hurt to have an incentive, such as a bounty, to speed this process up."Kupreanof resident Joseph Sebastian was the only person to testify Wednesday in opposition to S.B. 60. He called the bill "unprofessional, unscientific...
Bear baiting proposals are inhumane

...trap bears, sows and/or cubs. This bucket trapping proposal needs to fade away quietly. This practice is too barbaric for modern Alaskans and today's world. This kind of madness Alaska does not need. Joseph Sebastian Petersburg


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