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Viking Lumber wins Big Thorne contract, again

...contract for the Big Thorne timber sale on Prince of Wales Island.The U.S. Forest Service announced Tuesday that Viking Lumber Co. in Klawock is the winner of the sale's stewardship contract. Tongass National Forest spokesman Kent Cummins said he...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-02/viking-lumber-wins-big-thorne-contract-
Local
'Nicest store in Alaska' gets some TLC in Tenakee

...Sterling Chew, calls the renovation "the largest job of my life, basically."Some of the wood comes from the Chews' lumber and milling operation across the inlet in Corner Bay; other wood is recycled from the building's 1899 construction.The...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-29/nicest-store-alaska-gets-some-tlc-tenakee
Art
David John Nesgoda

...a quiet part of Tee Harbor. David started the project with trees he personally selected from the Tongass Forest subsistence lumber program. He had many life-long friends scattered throughout the country, with whom he never lost touch. To those who knew...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175191182
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
Making Local Work: Tenakee Logging Company

...Then there's the fact that TLC's lumber is sustainably harvested. "Sustainable...We were paying a fortune to import lumber," Gordon said. "It was time consuming...on their own. In 2002, they bought a lumber mill from a fellow Tenakee resident...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-01/business-profile-tenakee-logging-company
Art
Volunteers build boxes for displaced sled dogs in Willow

...gathered at the Ester Fire House on Saturday and Sunday to help cut lumber and construct boxes to house the sled dogs, reported The Fairbanks...volunteers to work.Volunteers worked in teams while cutting the lumber and putting the boxes together. Once the panels were constructed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-30/volunteers-build-boxes-displaced-sled-d
State
Carpenter Training Center growing to accomodate industry demand

...students are working.Just a few weeks ago, in early June, the Southern Alaska Carpenter Training Center yard was full of lumber and about 40 students building frames for concrete walls, the consummation of their first year of training.Combs said the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-12/carpenter-training-center-growing-accom
State
Gold Rush Comission thanks volunteers, sponsors, city

...Coeur Alaska Kensington Mine, Hecla Greens Creek Mine, NC Machinery, Wingnut Auto Salon, Valley Paint Center, Valley Lumber, Mendenhall Auto, Mi Casa, Spun Island Development, Temsco Helicopters and Red Dog Saloon.A very special thanks to all...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-07-12/gold-rush-comission-thanks-voluntee
Neighbors
Thank you for Floyd Dryden support

...Clare, Batac Ligsay, Rejuvenation, Little Hong Kong, Trove's, and Adrienne Schwartz.Supplies and equipment: Valley Lumber, Alaska Litho, Tyler Rental, Valley Paint Center, The Home Depot, Glacier Gardens, Julie Bates, Shanna Burns, Angy Cunningham...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-06-21/thank-you-floyd-dryden-support
Neighbors
Pure Sole: My father's hands

...found a lost hunter.My father's hands built a house.They cut trees and cleared stumps.They moved boulders and hauled lumber from miles away.My father's hands installed telephone lines for the Alaska Telephone Company.They installed the first...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-06-21/my-fathers-hands
Sports

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