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Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Wrangell sawmill restarts -- 33 jobs 4/26/98

...Sunday, April 26, 1998 Wrangell sawmill restarts -- 33 jobs More...four years of silence, the Wrangell sawmill is once again buzzing with activity...slips for 33 workers at the Wrangell sawmill this week. ``This is a...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042698/mill.html
Silver Bay Logging files for bankruptcy protection

...threat of creditors' lawsuits while it reorganizes. Under current plans, Silver Bay would continue to run its Wrangell sawmill, company President Dick Buhler said in a press release. The company has been selling some real estate holdings...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020303/sta_silverbay.shtml
News
Wrangell lumber mill set to close

WRANGELL - Silver Bay Logging Co. plans to close its Wrangell sawmill, laying off all 50 employees in October, if not sooner. Pat Joensuu of Silver Bay said the amount of timber available to the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062004/sta_wrangell.shtml
News
Silver Bay pulls out of bankruptcy

...up.' " Last year, the company was able to log only part of the season. This year Silver Bay will operate its Wrangell sawmill for the entirety of the logging season starting in March, Champion said. The company will employ 60 people to harvest...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010804/sta_silverbay.shtml
News
Judge says Tongass log contract cancellation was improper

...continued to honor the contract by harvesting 80 million board feet of timber a year, running its saw logs through its Wrangell sawmill and selling its pulp logs to Ketchikan Pulp Co. Judge Lawrence M. Biskar of the Court of Federal Claims agreed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/053000/Bre_breaking.html
Breaking
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...continued to honor the contract by harvesting 80 million board feet of timber a year, running its saw logs through its Wrangell sawmill and selling its pulp logs to Ketchikan Pulp Co. Judge Lawrence M. Biskar of the Court of Federal Claims agreed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/053000/Bre_breaking.shtml
Some SE towns suffering economic distress

...the shutdown of the Haines sawmill, the community's single largest employer. In 1994 came the closure of the Wrangell sawmill, followed by the 1997 closure of the Ketchikan pulp mill. These closures meant the "loss of hundreds of year-round...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120301/sta_economic.shtml
News
Tongass in best shape ever Tongass in best shape ever

...Ketchikan Pulp Co.'s Ward Cove pulp mill, and six years later for Alaska Pulp Co.'s Sitka mill. APC restarted the Wrangell sawmill. KPC operated a log sort yard at Thorne Bay, a new town on Prince of Wales Island. It operated the Metlakatla...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081504/opi_tongass.shtml
Opinion
My turn: Tongass is suffering 'benign neglect' under Obama Administration

...one by one, the industry has lost the manufacturing capacity to process market demand. Today, for example, the Wrangell sawmill is being dismantled and sold for scrap. There were two sawmills in Wrangell when I lived there in the late 1960s...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082210/opi_698777870.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Alaskan lumber is back 5/27/98

...EMPIRE Alaska grown and milled wood is once again available in Juneau. Four years after it shut down, the Wrangell sawmill started cutting wood again last month. Boards from there are now being sold at Don Abel Building Supply in Juneau...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052798/ablewood.html

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