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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
Local
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
Local
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
Local
Letter: Empire portrays SEACC as the boogeyman

...strips and wildlife corridors were implemented only because SEACC and other environmental groups dragged the government and loggers, kicking and screaming, through the courts. SEACC strongly supports small, sustainable, value-added and local logging...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-01/letter-empire-portrays-seacc-boogeyma
Letters
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-28/visions-quick-switch
Local
Empire Editorial: It's time for sustainable logging

...the environmental safeguards it supports. Furthermore, lawsuits over second-growth harvests are few and far between. If loggers don't have to worry about lawsuits, they can harvest in peace.Simply cutting trees does not equal a viable industry...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-28/empire-editorial-its-time-sustainable
Opinion
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
News
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
News
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
News
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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