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Visions of a quick switch

...and DellaSala will be organizing a pilot project with Viking Lumber, based in Craig, and a Washington-based mill...Southeast Alaska is largely made up of small businesses like Viking Lumber of Craig or Icy Straits Lumber of Hoonah, which now...
Southeast population growth levels off meeting, several board members lamented the decline of the timber industry. Bryce Dahlstrom, vice president of Viking Lumber, Southeast's last mid-sized timber mill, is on the Southeast Conference board."You watched timber go from...
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...
Empire Editorial: It's time for sustainable logging

...minimum amount of board feet per year to float the existing mills in the region, according to the study, including Viking Lumber (which was interviewed as part of the study) on Prince of Wales Island. If logged at a controlled pace - 35 million...
Empire Editorial: With new plan for The Road, history shows a lawsuit will follow

...lawsuits, is needed. Unfortunately, history shows that isn't likely.Long before the Big Thorne Timber Sale to Viking Lumber was challenged by several of these groups in 2013 (a lawsuit was filed in August after the Forest Service upheld its...
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...
Shutdown halts Tongass logging

...Klawock, waiting to be released to Viking Lumber."They can't come down and release them to us," Viking Lumber President Bryce Dahlstrom said...logging the Big Thorne sale that Viking Lumber won the bid for back in June...
Timber Vs. Wolves

...complicated."Bryce Dahlstrom is a vice president at Viking Lumber, the company that won the bid on the Big Thorne sale...they wouldn't have the high limits." Dahlstrom said Viking Lumber's short-term plan is to wait for the Forest Service...
Conservationists celebrate delay of Big Thorne sale

...Wright said. "It's so one sided."Wright said that Viking Lumber, the contractor that won the bid on the Big Thorne...relying on the sale to make it through the winter. Viking Lumber could not be reached for comment."It is extremely...
Tongass enemies put heads together to resolve conflicts 24 to 36 months while the Tongass updates its forest plan, Cole said. At least one mill in Southeast Alaska, Viking Lumber in Klawock, faces closure unless additional timber is freed up in the next six months, timber industry officials...


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