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Draft Southeast State Forest Plan available for comment

...12 islands between Petersburg and Ketchikan, on the mainland in Bradfield Canal, and by Crittenden Creek east of Wrangell Island. The Alaska Legislature established the Southeast State Forest in 2010 and 2011 for the primary purpose of timber...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-13/draft-southeast-state-forest-plan-av
Outdoors
My Turn: What the TAC isn't talking about

...Thorne sale will pollute salmon streams and reduce deer and wolf populations. The proposed Saddle Lakes, Mitkof and Wrangell islands timber sales will do the same. The Forest Service calls these sales "bridge timber," but their cost to the nation's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-26/my-turn-what-tac-isnt-talking-about
Opinion
Conservationists celebrate delay of Big Thorne sale

...happy with the delay of the sale, it's only one of the major timber sales that they are concerned with."We have Wrangell Island, Saddle Lakes and Mitkoff Island," Williams said, referring to areas in the Tongass that are planned for future...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-02/conservationists-celebrate-delay-big-th
State
Timber harvest expected to double

...some specifically for mom and pop operations. Seley plans to purchase 7 million board feet, roughly 280 acres, on Wrangell Island to help him get through the winter. His current inventory amounts to about 2 million board feet, enough to operate...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082604/sta_timber.shtml
News
Alaska Digest

...timber sale JUNEAU - The U.S. Forest Service has approved the sale of about 27 million board feet of timber near Wrangell Island. The agency denied two appeals to the final environmental impact statement for the Madan Timber sale and dismissed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121203/sta_akdigest.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...opposed the proposal. Otteson said the chosen alternative, a combination of road and ferry links across Mitkof and Wrangell islands, is faster for passengers. He said it is also cheaper because fewer new ferry terminals and road improvements are...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032499/Loc_ferry.shtml
Ferry chief: System needs to change

...model, and wants to see some routes replaced with them. For example, building a 1.2-mile road at the end of Wrangell Island would allow a day shuttle between Wrangell and Ketchikan to operate. Taylor also supports the much longer, and much...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030306/sta_20060303006.shtml
News
Shooting in Wrangell under investigation

...anywhere." The City and Borough of Wrangell, with a population of roughly 2,000, is located on the northern tip of Wrangell Island across the narrow Zimovia Strait near the mouth of the Stikine River on the Alaska mainland. It is 155 miles south...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-05-24/shooting-wrangell-under-investigation
Local
New public cabin going up in Wrangell

JUNEAU - Wrangell Island is getting its first U.S. Forest Service public-use cabin this summer. The Middle Ridge Cabin will be one of about 150 U...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070809/reg_461117838.shtml
Mountain lion trapped near Wrangell

...of cougars, or mountain lions, in the area.'' The only other mountain lion killed in Southeast was one shot on Wrangell Island in December 1989. Tests of its DNA showed it was likely from a wild stock, not from one bred for captivity, as...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030899/Loc_lion.html
Local

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