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Pushing for peace

On a Tuesday night a few weeks ago, as television sets and radios across Juneau broadcast the State of the Union address and President Bush pressed the case for a war with Iraq, a small group of people assembled in plastic chairs under the fluorescent lights at Northern Light United Church. "Remember our plan," said K.J. Metcalf, a fit gray-haired man in a sweat shirt and cutoff XtraTuf boots. "As soon as you hear that the bombs are dropping, meet at the courthouse with candles."
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...wore a radio collar, had been eating garbage and perhaps had no fear of people. Victor VanBallenberghe, a retired U.S. Forest Service biologist, said the wolf was caught and collared near the mouth of the Copper River in March 1996. At the...
Clearcuts aren't forests

Related Link: My Turn: Clearcuts can be part of healthy forest Retired U.S. Forest Service forester Wayne Nicolls chastises me in his My Turn column of Jan. 29 for my public opinion on Ketchikan Assemblyman Dick Coose's...
Governor announces board appointments

...forestry, forest science, fishing, mining, Native interests, recreation and conservation. Nicolls is a retired U.S. Forest Service public affairs director and will represent forestry. Foley, a senior exploration scientist for Calista Corp...


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