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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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-07-28/logger-medevaced-ketchikan
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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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051101/Loc_Recycling.html
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Loggers want to sell felled trees in disputed timber case

...group plan to ask a federal judge to allow loggers sell the wood they've already cut from...brought by the Yakutat Tlingit Tribe that loggers must suspend the salvage timber sale until...could take up to two years, though, and loggers hope Singleton will allow them to sell...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071705/sta_20050717020.shtml
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Loggers want to sell felled trees in disputed timber case

...group plan to ask a federal judge to allow loggers sell the wood they've already cut from...brought by the Yakutat Tlingit Tribe that loggers must suspend the salvage timber sale until...could take up to two years, though, and loggers hope Singleton will allow them to sell...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071705/sta_20050717009.shtml
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U.S. Forest Service offers loggers three-year extensions in Southeast

...The U.S. Forest Service is offering loggers in Southeast Alaska three-year extensions...some assistance from the government, loggers are unable to harvest timber "without...contracts awarded after Jan. 1, 1997. Loggers must apply and qualify, the agency said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081502/sta_logging.shtml
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Measure sets buffer zones for loggers

Loggers in Interior Alaska would have to spare...no-cut zone. House Bill 131 mandates that loggers must leave all trees within 66 feet of...those waters. There is an exception. Loggers could harvest timber in the area between...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022602/sta_logzones.shtml
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Forest Service will get public's help as it drafts logging plan for Tongass

The U.S. Forest Service wants to encourage loggers to cut down young trees and leave the old ones behind.To that end, it is bringing Tongass National Forest stakeholders to the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-23/forest-service-will-get-publics-help-it
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-12-17/christmas-boat-lighting-contest-winners
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Timber industry sues to lift shutdown ban

...national forests due to the government shutdown, arguing the government has no authority under timber sale contracts to force loggers to stop working.Three wood products companies and a timber industry association filed the lawsuit Monday in U.S. District...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-16/timber-industry-sues-lift-shutdown-ban
State
Logging and its lost artisans

Logging technology and loggers live in a delicate balance...said Russ Sullivan, a former logger who worked at the Whitestone...mechanized logging is also impacting loggers and their families. With less...downsizing to work camps where loggers work at a camp for a week or...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062609/loc_455094155.shtml

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