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Juneau will have a new district ranger in 2014

Tongass National Forest Supervisor Forrest Cole announced Thursday that Brad Orr will take over the Juneau district next year. Orr is currently the recreation program...
Hecla gets expansion rights on Admiralty

...Greens Creek Mining Company to expand its tailings facility in the Admiralty Island National Monument.Tongass National Forest Supervisor Forrest Cole approved the plan, which authorizes the mining company to expand its existing facility further...
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Alaska editorial: Timber sale

...Prince of Wales Island might be an exception.With great luck, the project could become, in the words of Tongass National Forest Supervisor Forrest Cole, "an important bridge" to the agency's goal of a sustainable, young-growth supported...
State Briefs

...agencies said. "High fire danger may be rare in southeast Alaska, but we're facing it right now," Tongass National Forest Supervisor Tom Puchlerz said in a prepared statement. Campfires are not the only way wildfires are started, said...
My turn: Facts get lost in the forest debate

...the laws and spend the money we're given. You can rest assured we will continue to implement this contract efficiently and effectively while protecting the health of the forest. Forrest Cole is the Tongass National Forest supervisor.
My turn: Cole does some fancy work on Kensington EIS

It was with a great sense of irony that I read Tongass National Forest Supervisor Forrest Cole's My Turn send-up of the agency's job on the Tongass this last year (Empire, May 26). Supervisor Cole wants...
State Briefs

...hearing is scheduled for Oct. 23. Tongass supervisor heads for Montana KETCHIKAN - Tom Puchlerz, the Tongass National Forest supervisor, has accepted a job with the U.S. Forest Service in Montana. Puchlerz has taken a job as director of...
USFS approves Tongass logging important part of what we do and offering these timber sales is a way we can accomplish that goal," Tongass National Forest Supervisor Forrest Cole said in a written statement. "My hope is these timber harvests will help our local family-run...
Tongass enemies put heads together to resolve conflicts

...disputes. "I have faith for this group. I think it could be a new beginning for the Tongass," said Tongass National Forest Supervisor Forrest Cole. The stakes could be high. The Panhandle's few mid-size sawmills are sending out alarms...
Law enforcement orders activists out

...the authorities weren't as concerned about safety." At about 11 a.m. Wednesday an order signed by Tongass National Forest Supervisor Forrest Cole closed the area to the public. "We issued a forest closure notice for the area that the people...


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