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Despite looming cut, changes to timber program debated

...three years, State Forester Chris Maisch said at the hearing.Viking Lumber Co. co-owner and general manager Kirk Dahlstrom testified in support of the bill, which he said would allow the state to continue to support the industry. Viking...
State | Local | AK legislature
Big Thorne timber suit chopped down

...The USFS allows mills to export 50 percent of harvests from federal sales.Viking co-owner and general manager Kirk Dahlstrom said in an interview earlier this month that "I don't believe we have ever exported more than 35 percent" and the...
State | AK legislature
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...sales up," he said. The wood at Kuakan is headed for Viking Lumber's sawmill outside of Klawock, where manager Kirk Dahlstrom and his 40 employees are waiting for news about the status of Tongass logging operations. The suspension means uncertainty...
Court OKs Tongass settlement

...on timber from the national forest, so it's great to have some wood available for the next year or more," said Kirk Dahlstrom, owner of Viking Lumber, based in Klawock. VoxBox Voice Your Thoughts What do you think about theout-of-court...
Pending settlement temporarily halts Tongass timber sales

...because its board of directors hadn't seen it yet. Calls on Wednesday to executive director Owen Graham and president Kirk Dahlstrom were not immediately returned. The agreement stems from one of four lawsuits filed by environmental groups in 2003...
Tongass Tales: Fairy and ferry

...sided with his "timber baron buddies" to allow "large-scale industrial logging." Steve Seley of Ketchikan, Kirk Dahlstrom of Klawock and the Buhler family of Wrangell will be surprised to learn that they are "Bush buddies" with "timber...
Tongass wars flare after decision on Logjam timber sale

...of Wales Island, also was disappointed. It had hoped for a bigger sale. The Logjam timber sale did all right by Kirk Dahlstrom of Viking Lumber. He operates one of the last remaining medium-sized mills in Southeast. The sale should provide...
My Turn: Southeast timber industry has responded to change owned operations. These mills can easily operate within the 1997 Tongass Land Management Plan (TLMP). Kirk Dahlstrom and family of Klawock own Viking Lumber. Viking Lumber is presently operating on about 20 million board feet of timber...
Trial: What will logging ban affect?

...people's hearts. And there's a lot to be hopeful about what's in people's hearts" in Southeast Alaska, he said. Kirk Dahlstrom of Viking Lumber on Prince of Wales Island said his sawmill lost between $1.3 million and $1.4 million during...
Various users brainstorm on Tongass forest plans

...forest plan. "I'm still not sure how it's now economical," he said after hearing about the improvements. Kirk Dahlstrom of Viking Lumber Co. in Craig said the Tongass Futures Roundtable was most valuable for its small groups, both the...


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