Peterson reinstated by NFL, looks to leave Minnesota

...Commissioner Roger Goodell sent the Minnesota Vikings star a letter on Thursday advising play elsewhere next season. But the Vikings say they have no plans to trade him."We look forward to Adrian re-joining the Vikings," the team said in a statement issued...
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Big Thorne timber injunction denied

...of old growth and 2,000 acres of new growth forestland to Viking Lumber, one of the last local lumber mills in the reached for comment late Thursday. A representative with Viking Lumber declined to comment for this article.Southeast Conference...
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Pure Sole: Dear JD: A basketball love story

...It was scary.You strayed.And I strayed too.In Petersburg, Wrangell and Ketchikan.We laughed and fraternized with Vikings, Lumberman and Polar Bears.We ventured out with Skagway, Haines and Sitka."Experimentation," we justified.We even...
My Turn: Southeast Alaska's wood product industry is world-class

...brought to "mom-and-pop" sawmills. Viking Lumber is the biggest of these by far...the world are made from our forests. Viking Lumber is actually the largest piano stock...and Kawai pianos each year through the Viking mill alone. Our lumber is also used to...
Conservation groups take Big Thorne fight to higher court

...growth sale," according to the release.Viking Lumber Co. in Klawock was the winning...controversial old-growth sales."Viking was one of several entities that hopped...time-wasting appeals will not be filed, and Viking Lumber can begin timber production in...
State | Local | AK legislature
Pure Sole: Running And Talking

...You can't play basketball in those shoes!"My first attempt at running was in high school, where our beloved Petersburg Vikings basketball and wrestling coaches required we join the cross-country team.I only joined to be in the gym before and after...
Viking Lumber wins Big Thorne contract, again

...The U.S. Forest Service announced Tuesday that Viking Lumber Co. in Klawock is the winner of the sale's...logging and the health of the area's small mills if Viking won the bid.Viking exports nearly all of its timber: About 80 percent...
Big Thorne timber suit chopped down

...The majority of the timber would go to Viking Lumber Co. in Klawock, the winning bidder...exporting logs in the round overseas "is (Viking's) business model." The USFS allows...percent of harvests from federal sales.Viking co-owner and general manager Kirk Dahlstrom...
State | AK legislature
Despite looming cut, changes to timber program debated

...Forester Chris Maisch said at the hearing.Viking Lumber Co. co-owner and general continue to support the industry. Viking is the last mid-sized mill in Southeast...said the cut "could be devastating" to Viking and other Southeast mills. The company...
State | Local | AK legislature
Juneau testifies against budget cuts

...would also put Southeast's remaining timber industry at significant risk of collapse, testifiers said Tuesday. Mills like Viking Lumber Co., on Prince of Wales Island, rely on state timber sales to stay afloat while federal sales are held up in court...
State | AK legislature


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