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My Turn: Action in Alaska's Arctic

...its own paved shipyard, adjacent to a 400-foot concrete city dock. It has an industrial site at the former Alaska Mill site with over 50 acres and a 300-foot piling dock. The largest marine capability in Alaska is the shipyard in Ketchikan...
Seafood processor sells stake to StarKist

...numbers more than 300 fishermen. The company has grown in Alaska and on the West Coast, and Silver Bay officials are seeking to win approval to buy or lease remaining sections of a former pulp mill site in Sitka to expand its local operations.
Remembering Pat Roppel

...captivated by its history. Canneries, fishing, old mill sites, mining; for decades she, husband Frank Roppel, and...couple found together, Frank said, was an old mining mill site."That sparked her interest. She just kept digging...
Auke Bay was once like Berners Bay is today

...spread all around Berners Bay, though the mine itself is northwest of the bay on the Lynn Canal side of the divide. The mill site would be on the bay side, up Johnson Creek, which drains into the north bay's sensitive estuarine zone. The tailings...
State of Disrepair

...locomotive, used by the Chamber of Commerce in the mid-1960s to shuttle tourists from the Jualpa Mine Camp to the A-J's mill site at Gastineau Channel. The building also houses a car that transported people into the mine, and a self-dumping ore...
Borough reaches agreement over veneer plant

...Borough Manager Steve Corporon. The pulp company agreed to remove asbestos from several buildings on the former pulp mill site, including the former powerhouse. The cost of removing the asbestos is estimated at about $2 million, said borough...
Alaska Digest

...not in this state," Murkowski said. The new Glacier Creek road leads to the site of the proposed Rock Creek mine and mill site that Alaska Gold Co. plans to bring online soon. Man gets 10 years on child porn charges ANCHORAGE - A 33-year-old...
Ballot Measure 2 a sinking ship

...rejected. Then the Sawmill Cove Industrial Park Board asked for proposals to build a multi-purpose dock at the old pulp mill site. Southeast Stevedoring presented the best proposal. It went to a vote and was approved 53 percent to 47 percent in 2004...
Ketchikan pet project

...water on the west coast of North America. It has infrastructure there, left over from the KPC era and the present veneer mill site. Ward Cove is being used by an ecotourism company that carries tourists through Ward Cove and beyond, mooring its vessels...
Pigs to test future site for bear sanctuary

...eating human garbage. Kootznahoo has proposed holding the bears in two large clarifier tanks at the former Sitka pulp mill site. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is requiring the group to prove it can handle animals on the site for a year...


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