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Testimony finishes in doc's child porn trial

...convicted of all three federal charges, he could be facing a minimum of 20 years in prison.Wrangell-based U.S. Forest Service officer Douglas Ault testified Monday that the FBI contacted him last year, asking him to assist with the search...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-28/testimony-finishes-docs-child-porn-tria
Local
Groups ask for government action on POW wolves

...and Game, the Federal Subsistence Board and the U.S. Forest Service to take certain actions to prevent further reduction...and trapping season. They also requested that the U.S. Forest Service "suspend logging and road-building in its Big...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-24/groups-ask-government-action-pow-wol
Outdoors
Groups want hunting season suspended for rare wolves

...large trees.They also asked the Federal Subsistence Board to close subsistence hunting and trapping, and the U.S. Forest Service to suspend logging and road-building for the Big Thorne timber sale on Prince of Wales Island, which will include...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-23/groups-want-hunting-season-suspended-ra
State
Coast Guard calls off search for overboard Oregon man

...stepson were headed to Hawkins Island, about two miles away from Cordova.When troopers, Coast Guardsmen and U.S. Forest Service Workers visited the Island Friday morning, they found the boy safe inside a seasonal cabin. The 10-year-old...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-20/coast-guard-calls-search-overboard-oreg
State
Rain calms California fire that jumped freeway, burned cars

...Things look so much better," Bob Poole, a U.S. Forest Service spokesman, said as he looked across the charred...area when flames broke out, said Lee Beyer, a U.S. Forest Service spokesman. He said several firefighting aircraft...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-19/rain-calms-california-fire-jumped-fre
Not For Web
Photo: Kayaking in the wilderness

Kevin Hood, Wilderness Program Manager for the Juneau Ranger District of the U.S. Forest Service, right, trains, Peter Landres, US Forest Service Ecologist with the Aldo Leopold Research Institute in Missoula, Montana...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-16/photo-kayaking-wilderness
Local
Empire Editorial: Sometimes, more is better

...tourism companies hoping to provide guided excursions of the recreation area will be vying for the approval of the U.S. Forest Service over the course of the next 60 days. The USFS has decided to increase its permit allocation for the first time...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-14/empire-editorial-sometimes-more-bette
Opinion
Forest service, Sitka restore gold mining site in land swap

...efforts included in a land swap between Sitka and the U.S. Forest Service.Cleaning up about 100 years of mining on Chichagof...service.The land swap gave the Boomer Lands to the U.S. Forest Service in exchange for an area that flooded when the Blue...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-14/forest-service-sitka-restore-gold-minin
State
More guided tours on tap for glacier

...see more guided tours starting next year when permits for bus operators are reallocated to guide companies.The U.S. Forest Service recently approved a transfer of permitted visitor days - days when tourism companies are allowed to operate at...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-12/more-guided-tours-tap-glacier
Local
One of two area wildfires out

U.S. Forest Service firefighters have extinguished one wildfire in the Juneau area and have the second one contained, according to the agency's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-10/one-two-area-wildfires-out
Local

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