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Forest Service weighing options

...on places such as Berners Bay, St. James Bay and Port Houghton near Juneau; the Cleveland Peninsula near Ketchikan; Ushk Bay and Poison Cove near Sitka; and Honker Divide on Prince of Wales Island. That list is made up of places where people...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071402/loc_foresthearings.shtml
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Environmentalists want more of Tongass closed

...administration has not showed up to defend these special places." The case affects areas such as Port Houghton near Juneau, Ushk Bay near Sitka, Cleveland Peninsula near Ketchikan, and Honker Divide on Prince of Wales Island, Waldo said. The areas...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080802/sta_tongass.shtml
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Alaska Digest

...around Kruzof Island, Salisbury Sound, Chatham Strait, Peril Strait, Takatz Bay, Point Elizabeth, Rodman Bay and Ushk Bay to Hoonah Sound. To continue the search, families need to pay for gasoline to help the volunteers. Donations can be...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101404/sta_akdigest.shtml
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We made our way into the muskeg, whispering, walking in circles around the pools of standing water, quicksand.

USHK BAY - I awoke in my girlfriend's armpit, one hour before dawn, to a terrifying...Friday, it seemed more likely we would spend the brunt of our trip hiding in Ushk Bay, a sheltered haven near the top of the south arm of Peril Strait. That...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120504/out_20041205001.shtml
Outdoors
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...protect for decades. These special areas include the Cleveland Peninsula near Ketchikan; East Kuiu Island; Poison Cove, Ushk Bay, and Deep Bay near Sitka; Port Houghton and Castle River near Petersburg; and large portions of Upper Tenakee Inlet...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040801/Ope_letter.shtml
Judge suspends ban on Tongass logging

...affecting roadless areas nationwide. Brian McNitt, manager of the Alaska Rainforest Campaign, said such wilderness areas as Ushk Bay near Sitka, Tenakee Inlet and the Cleveland Peninsula near Ketchikan are at risk. "I'm optimistic because so many...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052301/Loc_Judge.html
Local
My Turn: Alaskans have a choice on the Tongass

...the Tongass be granted lasting protection. The Forest Service wants to leave community use areas like Tenakee Inlet, Ushk Bay near Sitka, Port Houghton between Juneau and Petersburg, East Kuiu Island near Kake, and Cleveland Peninsula north...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060902/opi_myturn1.shtml
Opinion
Ask the right question

...point. The Forest Service is giving us a clear choice. Logging and new roads in important areas like Tenakee Inlet, Ushk Bay, East Kuiu Island, and the Cleveland Peninsula, or, long-term protection for watersheds important for hunting...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061302/let_letter1.shtml
Opinion
Clearcuts would target the heart of the forest

...as hiking, fishing, camping, and hunting grounds. They include areas like Tenakee Inlet, Sitka's Poison Cove and Ushk Bay, Southeast Mitkof Island near Petersburg, and the Cleveland Peninsula north of Ketchikan. In short, places slated...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070603/let_letter5.shtml
Opinion
Alaska Digest

...forests, Kruzof Island, Salisbury Sound, Chatham Strait, Peril Strait, Takatz Bay, Point Elizabeth, Rodman Bay and Ushk Bay to Hoonah Sound. As of Wednesday morning, rescue crews had searched for more than 191 hours, officials said. The Coast...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100104/sta_akdigest.shtml
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