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Ketchikan sawmill closes, cites red tape

One of the few sawmills remaining in the giant Southeast Alaska rain forest has closed. Timber entrepreneur Steve Seley, who owns a sawmill on Gravina Island near Ketchikan, said he's fed up with dealing with the U.S. Forest Service...
Focus on drinkable water, Ketchikan

...on the Berth IV dock. Vote "No" on the Pennock Island and Gravina Island improvements proposed by John Stewart and Steve Seley. Ketchikan's government has a greater problem that should be the No. 1 priority, and that is your drinking water...
300,000 acres in Tongass to open to logging

...of Southeast Alaska's Tongass National Forest, the nation's largest, to possible logging or other development. Steve Seley owns Pacific Log and Lumber in Ketchikan, one of the few sawmills still operating in the panhandle. He recently completed...
Gravina property owners ask for road, ferry money

...bridge a bridge to nowhere, and "the easiest way to take care of that is to make 'somewhere' out of it," said Steve Seley, president of Pacific Log and Lumber on Gravina. Seley said he wrote a letter to ask the state to build a road to...
Ketchikan mill operator trying to switch gears

...shut down for a year has a new idea to restart his business, and he's asking the federal government to help out. Steve Seley owns Pacific Log and Lumber. He has submitted a plan to the U.S. Department of Agriculture about changing his operation...
Losing media doesn't care

...National Forest. They will have to stage it. She sought to interview Owen Graham of the Alaska Forest Association and Steve Seley, owner of Ketchikan's Pacific Log & Lumber mill, to get what she called the other side of the story. Each declined...
Tongass truce? of forest management that repairs damage inflicted by clearcutting decades ago. Pacific Log and Lumber owner Steve Seley is the operator in question. He has a mill in Ketchikan that has been shut for more than a year. It's a casualty...
Timber harvest expected to double

...Lumber in Klawock on Prince of Wales Island. "We need to have access to timber, and we need it ... soon," said Steve Seley, owner of Pacific Log & Lumber. The Division of Forestry will ramp up its timber offerings and will encourage the...
My Turn: SEACC is for multi-use national forests

...old guard to deny Dave a seat at the table. SEACC also wrote a letter of support to the Army Corps of Engineers for Steve Seley's timber-processing facility now running on Gravina Island in Ketchikan. SEACC created a citizens alternative for...
Business briefly

...Summit in late September in Washington, D.C. The two who were selected were Dave Allen of Allen Marine of Sitka and Steve Seley of Seley's Log and Lumber in Ketchikan. At a recent Industry Network Corporation meeting in Anchorage, Gov. Tony...


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