Logger medevaced to Ketchikan

Coast Guard medevacs logger Coast Guard District Seventeen Command Center Juneau received a call...miles east of Hydaburg Thursday morning requesting a medevac for a logger who suffered a chainsaw injury to his right underarm. Nick Brazil...
Recycling an old logger

In his salad days as a logger, Mark "Red" Geil was king of the...Beginning in 1985, Geil worked as a logger at Hobart Bay, 70 miles northeast of...Capitol employee and another former logger, "Big Jim" Johnson, gives Geil credit...
Christmas Boat Lighting contest winners announced

The winners of the 3rd annual Christmas Boat Lighting contest were announced Monday.M/V Salty Logger, owned by Kit Sundsten and Erin Heywood, took home first prize. Second place went to F/V Flyfisher, owned by Timothy Sexton...
Robert Schroth

...the name stuck. In 1962 Bob and Norski were married in Ballard followed by a big reception. Wally Michl (a fellow Alaska Logger from Petersburg) was one of the ushers. The following year Bob and Norski were blessed with a son, Robert John, who Bob...
Merrill Sanford Bellingham, Wash.Education: St. Ann's Catholic School, Juneau-Douglas High School Graduate 1966.Occupation: Logger, Oil Truck Driver, Construction Worker, Volunteer/Paid Firefighter.Family: Married to Patti Isaak. Two brothers - Chuck...
A snapshot of Juneau, circa 1994 department donated an ax. A local logger donated a chainsaw that he used to clear-cut an area on Admiralty Island. The logger left a note, saying in 100 years that...ready to be clear-cut again. He wants a logger from the future to do it using his chainsaw...
Recovery: A lesson in perseverance

...kind of escape with substances began at age 13.Nelson grew up in Southeast Alaska, mostly in Ketchikan. Her father was a logger and raised his family mostly in logging camps across the region."I drank - I didn't even know what it was, I didn't...
Freezer raiders are claws for alarm

...Alaska Wildlife Troopers who determined the shot was legal since it was in defense of life or property.Earl Cook, a former logger who lives with his wife of 30 years in a doublewide trailer at the Switzer Village Mobile Home Park on Glacier Highway, called...
Visions of a quick switch

...their low branches and thus create lower-quality logs. Instead of wood good enough for a prized piano or window frame, a logger gets cheaper wood for a deck or a timber-framed house."Right now we have an industry that sells products based on old-growth...
Grandmother barricaded in bedroom dies in house fire

...was notified of the death. They did not respond to press inquiries for comment.Hope said Emanoff used to be married to a logger but that he died in a work accident years ago. She dated Swain, who moved to Juneau from California, for the past decade...


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