My Turn: Ballot Measure 2 strikes the right balance for rural Alaska

...this country, and particularly prevalent in Alaska. Whether you are a fisherman who never recovered from the Exxon Valdez, a logger who lost his job due to shortsighted federal policy, an Alaska Native who was abused at a boarding school, or a veteran struggling...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...


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