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Timber, roads and death

...access to timber away from shore, but roadbuilding in the Tongass National Forest is a thorny issue.On Kosciusko, the road network is in good repair, requiring only brush-cutting to become passable to log trucks. Atop that, the forest has regrown...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-28/timber-roads-and-death
Local
Part I: Big plans ahead for Juneau's most neglected district

...to get things rolling, such as creating a template in which developers will want to build in that area."Getting a road network in there that's conducive to creating corners, neighborhoods," gathering places for people who live there...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-03-24
Local
Public gets questions before road ban update

...local forest managers, rather than rely on a national policy. He said that local management created a 386,000-mile road network and an $8.5 billion maintenance backlog. "That takes us exactly back to the situation that created the need for...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070801/sta_RoadBan.shtml
News
Hybrids the new trend? Not so fast ...

...part owner of the Mendenhall Auto Center. "Our environment dictates trucks because people use them." The limited road network in Juneau means residents don't generally put as many miles on their cars as they might if they lived in other parts...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101306/loc_20061013001.shtml
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This Day in History

...of Commerce recommended that a proposed Southeast Alaska Ferry System be financed as part of the Federal Interstate Road Network. In 1962, William Egan was re-elected as governor of the state of Alaska. In 1971, the Atomic Energy Commission...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110603/sta_.shtml
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This Day in History

...of Commerce recommended that a proposed Southeast Alaska Ferry System be financed as part of the Federal Interstate Road Network. Arctic grayling and tundra blackfish from Alaska arrived at their new home in the National Aquarium in Washington...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110606/sta_20061106009.shtml
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Alaska crime victims isolated

...in villages or tiny cities scattered over an area more than twice the size of Texas. Dangerous weather or lack of a road network in rural Alaska can leave crime victims marooned for days. Most villages can be reached only by air and sometimes by...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110705/sta_20051107008.shtml
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State pushes up timetable to build road

...will end at the Katzehin River and travelers north will need to board a ferry for a 16-mile ride to the continental road network. The completion of environmental studies and the onset of permitting looms for the project early in 2006. State officials...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111105/sta_20051111029.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...permanent roads within the Tongass, and over ten billion board feet of timber exists that is accessible from that existing road network. This timber supply should be capable of supporting a small-scale timber industry for the region. The Chugach Forest...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012800/Ope_myturn.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Bellingham to Juneau. I believe a workable snapshot of Southeast ferry service should look like this: Use the existing road network on Prince of Wales Island rather than building a new road/ferry corridor on the east side of southern Southeast...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032699/Ope_mcdermottltr.shtml

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