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Empire Editorial: Mount Polley breach a thunderous warning Rivers Without Borders puts it, "at the headwaters of a tributary of the Unuk River, just upstream from Misty Fiords National Monument in Alaska," a proposed massive open-pit and underground mine known as KSM - Kerr-Sulphurets-Mitchell...
Federal subsistence fishery for eulachon closed in District 1 federal waters

KETCHIKAN - The Ketchikan-Misty Fiords District Ranger Jeff DeFreest, under authority delegated by...spawning to rebuild area eulachon populations. The Ketchikan-Misty Fiords Ranger District, in cooperation with ADF&G, will continue...
Photos: Malaspina voyage

...Voyage on Saturday. The ship has been making a special run from Ketchikan to Skagway this week with side trips to the Misty Fiords National Monument and Tracy Arm Fjord. The ferry is coming back online after $10 million retrofit.See more photos...
My Turn: Correct choice for the Tongass

...groups (the Alaska Coalition) claimed that they were seeking to "protect" large ecosystems such as Admiralty Island, Misty Fiords and West Chichagof with such wilderness designations. Congress also made the finding that the wilderness and other...
Empire Editorial: State leaders, SE communities stand firm on Tongass' future

...editorial published June 16. The facts show that Admiralty Island contains just under 1 million acres of wilderness while Misty Fiord is the largest protected area at 2.2 million acres. Also, most trees in the Tongass mature in 80 to 90 years not...
My Turn: Using common sense

...These millions of acres, including the largest timber stands (Admiralty Island) and the most spectacular scenery (Misty Fiords), were selected because of their unique values. In fact, ANILCA preserved about one-third of the commercial timberlands...
Residents balk at plan to limit Stikine traffic

...Wilderness Karta River Wilderness Kootznoowoo Wilderness Misty Fiords National Monument Petersburg Creek-Duncan Salt Chuck...million acres. Two of these areas, Admiralty Island and Misty Fiords, also were designated as national monuments. In 1990...
Forest Service OKs Emerald Bay timber sale

...Wilderness Society. The project also was affected by a national roadless rule and a Tongass wilderness study. Ketchikan Misty Fiords District Ranger Lynn Kolund said the Forest Service wants to move forward with the sale. "Its location on the north...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...administrative assistant at SEACC, is leaving to assist with salmon tagging at a field site on the Unuk River in Misty Fiords National Monument. At SEACC, Carroll designed publications and helped keep the office organized. Aurah Landau, previously...
Pilot was living Alaska dream before crash

...Ketchikan, loved Alaska. It was his dream to go up there." This was Campbell's first season flying tourists into Misty Fiords. It also was his last. He and his four passengers died when the de Havilland Beaver he was flying went down near Rudyerd...


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