Juneau residents are very fortunate to have well over 150 miles of varied, scenic, and enjoyable hiking trails easily accessible from the road system. We also have some outstanding recreation sites that include day use facilities, campgrounds, and parks.
Nestled among the ferns and the mosses, and the thick stands of bulky alders, are a set of stones neatly placed in a wide horseshoe.
Jorgensen promoted to program manager: Carol Jorgensen, assistant forest supervisor of the Tongass National Forest in Petersburg has been promoted to National Tribal Program Manager for the U.S. Forest Service in Washington D.C. Jorgensen, a Tlingit Indian of the Eagle/Killerwhale Clan and a shareholder in Sealaska Corp., previously lived in Juneau.
Ann Marie Wilkinson and Jeffry Lee Lind, Donna Jean Williams and Wilburt Paul Pratt, Ann-Jeanette Hand and Benjamin Mearig
KETCHIKAN - A man walked away from a brown bear attack near Hyder last week after a hiking companion hit the animal in the head with rocks. John Rowan and Joel Barrett of Hyder encountered the brown bear sow and two large cubs Wednesday afternoon when they were exploring the west side of Salmon River near Hyder, said Paul Larkin, Hyder unit manager for the U.S. Forest Service. Hyder is about 75 air miles northeast of Ketchikan on the Canadian border.
The existing 40-acre tailings dump on Admiralty Island is not large enough for the 4 million tons of potentially toxic rock Greens Creek expects to dispose over the next 14 years. So the mine company is applying for a permit to expand the tailings dump 84.5 acres to the west and southwest.
Jorgensen promoted to program manager: Carol Jorgensen, assistant forest supervisor of the Tongass National Forest in Petersburg has been promoted to National Tribal Program Manager for the U.S. Forest Service in Washington D.C.
Angoon and Juneau Tlingits don't just want new rules about how they can hunt and fish to fill their pantries; they want rules that fit their culture.
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