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My Turn: Action in Alaska's Arctic

...offer berthing facilities at Ward Cove, a short distance from Vigor. Ward Cove was the industrial site of the Ketchikan pulp mill. The site includes an 800-foot concrete dock, 200,000 square feet of warehouse and office space and a 1 million...
Owner moves trespassing Ketchikan float houses

...for the houses' removal.The two houses are part of a float house village used by loggers affiliated with the Ketchikan pulp mill before it closed.Holston says he has put $450,000 into a project he calls Loggerville that was intended to...
Alaska editorial: In support of the governor's revenue plan

...built and operating in 10 years. That isn't far in the future; think of it this way: in less than 12 months, Ketchikan Pulp Mill will have been closed for a decade. Times change fast; Alaska should not let the natural gas line disappear over...
Environmentalists, not Wal-Mart, hurt Ketchikan

...economic troubles over the past several years hasn't been due to the opening of Wal-Mart, but the closure of the Ketchikan Pulp Mill. Thanks to Bill Clinton and his crew, and the extreme environmentalist types, more than 500 people lost their...
AIDEA may purchase veneer plant to avert foreclosure sell equipment at the Ward Cove facility and recoup some of the debt owed to it. Gateway, founded after the Ketchikan pulp mill closed, ran into financial difficulty early in 2000. The company attributed it to declining veneer prices, construction...
This Day in History

...S. House approved funds to buy Alaska by a vote of 113 to 43. In 1954, dedication ceremonies were held at the Ketchikan Pulp Mill, the first large pulp mill in Alaska. A 40,000-acre fire near Healy was reported out of control. Severe flooding...
Gov. Murkowski says progress being made on Ketchikan veneer mill

...plant after Gateway Forest Products ceased operations in February 2001. The plant is at the site of the former Ketchikan Pulp Mill, which was the major employer in that town for a number of years. Ketchikan Gateway Borough officials have spent...
Where a logging ban and local hopes collide

...willing to spend almost any amount of money to save a dying industry," said Wayne Weihing, a former employee of the Ketchikan pulp mill and now a member of the Tongass Conservation Society, a grassroots group that opposes the Gravina sale. "They...
Palin's the clear choice for governor

...legislators only to meet at an impasse with the Republican-led Legislature. And he essentially helped shut down the Ketchikan Pulp Mill by not taking effective action to save it, thus eliminating many jobs in Southeast Alaska. If you want a governor...
DOT: Ferry system move under preliminary review

...move AMHS headquarters to the largely vacant former Ketchikan Pulp Mill Co. administration building. "It's still just...said the borough has been looking to utilize the Ketchikan Pulp Mill since it closed in 1996, even if it means taking...


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