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Industry could suffer if Big Thorne stalls

...Thorne sale stalls or is cancelled through litigation, industry representatives and the U.S. Forest Service say.Viking Lumber Co. in Klawock is the only remaining mid-sized mill in Southeast. As recently as 2008, there were three mills of...
Viking Lumber wins Big Thorne contract, again

...contract for the Big Thorne timber sale on Prince of Wales Island.The U.S. Forest Service announced Tuesday that Viking Lumber Co. in Klawock is the winner of the sale's stewardship contract. Tongass National Forest spokesman Kent Cummins said...
Groups sue over timber sale in Tongass

...region. The Forest Service in December put about one-third of the Logjam timber targeted for harvest out for bid. Viking Lumber Co. was the only bidder. Critics maintain that the Logjam timber sale was designed to keep Viking, one of the few...
Forest Service downsizes 1,477-acre Tongass sale

...Tongass spokesman Dennis Neill said his agency agreed to the settlement because it allowed the timber contractor, Viking Lumber Co. of Klawock, to harvest enough timber to remain open and keep revenue coming into the small community. "We were...
Various users brainstorm on Tongass forest plans

...I'm still not sure how it's now economical," he said after hearing about the improvements. Kirk Dahlstrom of Viking Lumber Co. in Craig said the Tongass Futures Roundtable was most valuable for its small groups, both the topical subgroups...


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