Roger A. Sylvester

...Juneau became the base of operations as he worked to develop the timber industries from Annette Island to Elim to Arctic Village for...assisting the new ANCSA Corporations in developing their own timber industries. The Sylvester's completely embraced the adventurous...
New owners of Anchorage motel plan remodel

ANCHORAGE - The troubled Big Timber Motel, seized by city officials in mid-January over delinquent property taxes, has quietly passed into new ownership - and...
Empire Editorial: Economies, like species, must evolve or die

...fisheries and wildlife for the sake of timber. Most Alaskans live here because they...Last Frontier.Ketchikan had a booming timber industry for decades, yet it still has...exportable goods, whether that's fish, timber, oil or gas, Alaskans will struggle...
Alaska wins roadless rule case on appeal

...Tongass," Republican Gov. Sean Parnell said in a press release. "Although this rule has already done irreparable harm to the timber industry and small communities in Southeast Alaska, this win will allow Alaskans to start building the industry back up...
More rain, less snow: what that means for SE

...priorities focused on what could be managed, like the timber harvest. Recently, however, they've started looking at the Tongass National Forest more holistically. After all, timber harvests are affected by climate change when climate change...
My Turn: Depriving Alaskans of the democratic process

...supporters indicated this was their wish.The bill defines an "industrial operation" to include a "construction, energy, or timber activity and oil, gas, and mineral exploration, development, and production." The definition is a broad one, and the...
Robert C Janes

...the Sierra Nevada Mountains as a Ranger with the U.S. Forest Service. He fought fires, jumped from helicopters, cruised timber, and managed recreation. His young family shared in the adventure of moving to another ranger station every three years...
Timber, languages, Murkowski things to watch

...helping southeast Alaska's ailing timber industry. It calls on the governor...percent of the forest is managed for timber, leaving the U.S. Forest Service with "monopoly power over the timber supply.""Since the U.S. Forest...
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My Turn: The Tongass needs your voice

...strong interest in collaborating on a timber management plan for the Tongass National...shifting to a largely young-growth based timber program. We are committed to maintaining...year on a strategy for transitioning the timber program, specifically through a modification...
Trucker sought in death of Alaska man in Montana

...the hit-and-run death of a man on Interstate 90 near Big Timber in September.The Sweet Grass County sheriff's office is...Oct. 25 to say he had information about the crash near Big Timber.Michael Karls of Phoenix told investigators he was in the...


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