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Arizona forest boss to lead Tongass ..."I certainly am cognizant that there are a lot of ongoing activities and challenges."Current Tongass supervisor Forrest Cole is retiring after 40 years with the Forest Service. He has headed Tongass operations since 2003...
19 months and counting on Tongass National Forest exemption appeal

...That by itself doesn't cut down a single more tree."Also at the board meeting, U.S. Forest Service Tongass Supervisor Forrest Cole gave an update on the new Tongass Plan Advisory Committee, which will amend the Tongass management...
Timber Vs. Wolves

...predator-prey ecological community on Prince of Wales Island." That was enough for Pendleton to halt the sale and direct Tongass Supervisor Forest Cole to investigate Person's statement further before moving forward with the sale.Pendleton and Cole...
Beyond timber: Hydroelectric project would potentially power 77,000 homes

...the Presidential permit. It's that permit - and a feasibility study - that the Forest Service is waiting for, Tongass Supervisor Forest Cole said.Getting the project through the Forest Service's permitting process is not a prime concern...
USFS supports logging of Dargon Point young-growth stand

...content requirements at 215.14, and be filed with the Appeal Deciding Officer: Forest Supervisor, Forrest Cole, Tongass Supervisors Office, Ketchikan, 648 Mission Street, Ketchikan, AK 99901. Fax items to 907-228-6292, or send by email...
State Briefs

...years in prison, said Palmer District Attorney Roman Kalytiak. His sentencing 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...
Small timber sales near Gustavus are 1st for Tongass

...dimensional lumber for local construction projects, he said. Last winter, Gustavus residents got a personal visit from Tongass Supervisor Forrest Cole, who said he would make small timber sales a priority at Point Couverden. The result is a blueprint...
O'Connor announced as new Tongass supervisor

The U.S. Forest Service announced Tricia O'Connor will serve as the new Tongass National Forest deputy supervisor. O'Connor has been serving as acting deputy since July. She officially steps into the role on Feb. 13.
Whistle-blower's widow battles for records

...sure it does not exist," wrote Melvin Shibuya, a U.S. Forest Service ethics and personnel branch chief, to Tongass supervisor Forrest Cole in September 2007. A lawsuit materialized in 2008. At least some Forest Service employees - including...
New bathhouse opens at White Sulphur Springs much support from area residents favoring a bathhouse that would support the traditional use of the site that Tongass Supervisor Forrest Cole withdrew that decision and called instead for public comments on how the bathhouse should be rebuilt...


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