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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...
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Veneer plant plans fall apart 9/4/98

...joint-venture veneer plant on the former site of the Ketchikan Pulp Mill. Neither company has given up its own plans for...with other uses. Louisiana-Pacific closed the Ketchikan Pulp Mill in March 1997, putting about 450 people out of work...
Ex-pulp mill worker sees future in furniture

When Beth Antonsen worked at the old Ketchikan Pulp Mill, she watched huge logs splintered into thousands of coin-sized chips in a matter of seconds. Sometimes she ran the log-to-pulp...
Ketchikan's Ward Cove still smells like money

...Brandon Loomis is city editor of the Juneau Empire. In the summer of 1988 I turned 20 and Louisiana Pacific's Ketchikan pulp mill turned 34. It turns out we met when the mill was drifting out of middle age and toward retirement. I had no concept...
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...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...feasibility of building a veneer plant. The Southeast city is looking for new industry to replace jobs lost when the Ketchikan pulp mill shut down in 1997. The mill was owned by Ketchikan Pulp Co., an L-P subsidiary. The grant comes from a 1999...
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...
Sealaska land bill is fair

...communities. Aside from the community of Kasaan and a few homesteads, the entire area was unsettled. Then, in 1954 the Ketchikan Pulp Mill was awarded a 50-year contract for up to 8.25 billion board feet of timber to service the mill from a million...
Business briefs

...cleaned up by Ketchikan Pulp Co. under a termination contract with the federal government. The company shut down its Ketchikan pulp mill in 1997, and its long-term timber contract with the federal government was canceled the same year. ``As soon...
Ketchikan Mill's Revival that's in the rebuilding phase." The wood tech center got started in 2000, three years after the giant Ketchikan pulp mill shut down. It was the second mill closure in Southeast in the 1990s, events that hobbled the timber industry and...


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