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Blaze on barge subdued Monday ships in the area were delayed by the Coast Guard on Sunday. During the fire, Channel Construction owner William "Shorty" Tonsgard and his nephew, Loren Tonsgard, an equipment operator, flew to the scene and boarded the barge, Johnson...
Sharing at Thanksgiving

...Since then it's taken on a life of its own." That life includes regular donations of turkeys from businessman William "Shorty" Tonsgard, volunteer coordination by Jane MacKinnon and turkey cooking by Hangar staff and Alaska Seafood Co...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...drainage could reduce street maintenance costs and address potential storm damage to streets. The three lots belong to William ``Shorty'' Tonsgard. Tonsgard wrote in January he was willing to sell the three lots for $38,000. He recently sent...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Resources to harvest up to 15 acres, said Coastal Region Forester Jim Eleazer. The owner of Channel Construction, William ``Shorty'' Tonsgard, is out of town and could not be reached for comment this morning. Channel Construction recently...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...acquire private property near Eagle Beach slated for timber harvest. W.R. Tonsgard Logging and Lumber, operated by William "Shorty" Tonsgard, has filed a notice with the state about plans to harvest timber on 135 acres of property near Herbert...
City seeks funds for Herbert River land

...Land Trust and other local groups acquired a $553,000 federal grant to purchase the land from Juneau resident William "Shorty" Tonsgard. The funding needs approval from the city and the state. As part of the arrangement, the land trust...
Mother released from prison pending trial

...judge's ruling Tuesday. Superior Court Judge Larry Weeks released Annabelle Nashoanak to her parents, Connie and William "Shorty" Tonsgard, on the grounds that Nashoanak remain within sight and sound distance of one or both 24 hours a day...
Fund match OK'd for Herbert River land

...unanimously agreed to provide the entire $254,000 local match required to buy the property from Channel Construction and William "Shorty" Tonsgard. The Southeast Alaska Land Trust and other local groups obtained a $553,000 federal grant for the...
Herbert River land grant approved by the state Senate

...near the Boy Scout Camp. The Juneau Assembly on Monday voted to add $254,000 to complete the land purchase from William "Shorty" Tonsgard. But Wrangell Republican Sen. Robin Taylor stripped the federal match from a supplemental spending bill...
... for prayers and assistance

...yous for prayers, calls, e-mails and caring: Carl Larson Sr., Carl Jr. and family, Henry Munch and family, William Shorty, Carlene, and Andy and family. I always heard my mom (Eliz Katasse) say, "God answers prayers." Now I know...


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