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...
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...
Timber, roads and death

...easily. With fewer streams to cross, roads were easy to build and quickly spiderwebbed across the island."If you were a logger back in about 1940, you'd probably pick the best ground you could. Well, that's Kosciusko," said Ron Wolfe, natural...
Ketchikan home has custom staircase to loft

...220-year-old-tree. It's not practical to live in the woods, but if you can make the boundary less, then that's fun."Jackson said logger John Gabriel used a chainsaw to carve the stairs through the trunk, and they worked with sanders and grinders to finish it...
Tales of logging

...first children's book to include stumps, chokers, binder jacks and a runaway log truck. William ``Shorty'' Tonsgard, logger, businessman and former landfill operator has written a children's book based on his experiences growing up in Southeast...
Meet the birds of the Alaska Raptor Center

...pounds. Quigiq is four and a half pounds. Glaucus, a barred owlGlaucus was nesting in a tree-cavity in Tennessee when a logger cut the tree down, damaging her wing.Barred owls used to be uncommon in Alaska but have made an "incredible" westward and...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Recycling an old logger Juneau Color By ANN CHANDONNET THE JUNEAU EMPIRE In his salad days as a logger, Mark "Red" Geil was king of the south...did. Beginning in 1985, Geil worked as a logger at Hobart Bay, 70 miles northeast of Sitka...


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