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Industry could suffer if Big Thorne stalls

...the U.S. Forest Service say.Viking Lumber Co. in Klawock is the only remaining...have dealt a serious blow to Alaska's lumber mills. Almost every large sale in the...the Southeast timber industry boasted lumber mills on Gravina Island and in Wrangell...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-08/industry-could-suffer-if-big-thorne-sta
Local
Rice video revealed nothing we didn't know

...after the February 15 incident, which shows Rice dragging Palmer out of the elevator like a sack of flour, like a piece of lumber, like me-Tarzan-you-Jane.How did we think she got that way? Did we imagine she was overcome by his cologne?For criminy...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-10/rice-video-revealed-nothing-we-didnt-k
Sports
My Turn: Time for bold actions on the Tongass now, not in 10 years

...much-needed positive step to assist the timber industry with a pilot project to assess the milling needs for smaller trees and their lumber. This will help establish markets and the capital investment needed for mills to retool for processing smaller logs like what...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-05/my-turn-time-bold-actions-tongass-now
Opinion
True Tongass 'transition' would increase local jobs per log cut

...solving. Working with the state of Alaska to bring back in-region grade stamps for local lumber sales and developing structural design values for Alaskan lumber would be a good start.If the Forest Service wants to support local jobs, they should...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-12/true-tongass-transition-would-increas
Opinion
Lumber prices rally for timber industry

...EUGENE, Ore. - Prices in the depressed lumber industry have risen recently, as production...publication reports the recent price of framing lumber was up 9.7 percent from a year ago and...and U.S. financial crisis have pushed lumber demand to its lowest level in modern history...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112709/reg_529435560.shtml
Guitar builders, lumber company named P2P winners

...with Wes and Sue Tyler's Icy Strait Lumber and Milling of Hoonah, won the first...everything has increased."Icy Strait Lumber was a pre-existing company. However...the structures built with Icy Strait lumber stays in Hoonah, and isn't visible...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-01-31/guitar-builders-lumber-company-named-p2
Local
Adding value by drying lumber

Icy Straits Lumber Co. in Hoonah hopes dry kilns will take...able to tighten its focus on dimensional lumber, paneling and tongue-and-groove decking...support to build new dry kilns, planers and lumber-storage facilities. A dry kiln keeps...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052901/Biz_Lumber.html
Business
Thank you to UAS Alumni Spring Auction Donors, Bidders and Volunteers

...Temsco Helicopters Inc., Colleen Torrence, Longaberger, UAS Bookstore, UAS Development Office, Valley Auto Parts, Valley Lumber, Valley Paint, Vintage Fare Cafe, V's Cellar Door, Anne and Charles Ward, Western Auto Marine, Wilkinson Consulting...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-04-27/thank-you-uas-alumni-spring-auction
Neighbors
Thanks from Hospice and Home Care

...Super Bear Supermarket, Space Unlimited, Taku Oil Sales, Taku Smokeries/Fisheries, Valley Auto Parts Alaska, Valley Lumber & Building Supply Co., Valley Medical Care, Valley Paint Center, Western Auto Marine and Women of the Moose.We also want...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-04-27/thanks-hospice-and-home-care
Neighbors
On the Trails: Middens

...typically nest in collected bundles of leaves and other vegetation placed up in trees. (Also, next to my house, behind a pile of lumber, there is a beautiful round nest, which I am loath to disturb.) Those ball-shaped bundles are called "dreys."Who else...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-11/trails-middens
Outdoors

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