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In new challenges to Tongass 'Roadless Rule,' pro-logging arguments have disappeared

The state of Alaska, a coalition of business groups and a pair of electric-power organizations have opened a new round in the generation-long fight...

 

State challenges roadless rule for Tongass

A legal challenge by the state to the Biden administration’s reinstatement of the roadless rule, banning logging and road building on more than...

 
 By Marc Lutz    News    August 3, 2023

Budworm outbreak shows signs of ebbing throughout Tongass

Scientists and staff with the U.S. Forest Service are hopeful that the blackheaded budworm outbreak...

 

Obituary

John Edgington was born in southern California and after high school he went to Alaska for the... Full story

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    June 1, 2023

RAC funding at risk if South Tongass membership numbers are not met

The U.S. Forest Service is still seeking volunteers to fill out seats on the South Tongass Secure...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    April 6, 2023

Petersburg Ranger District plans for new hires and new projects

The U.S. Forest Service is seeing a nationwide push for new employees as they expand their...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    March 30, 2023

Forest Service approves use of facility as cultural healing center

The Tongass National Forest has approved the Organized Village of Kake's request to use a U.S....

 

To the Editor

Unsettled Science To the Editor: This letter is in response to Sam Bunge’s response to my letter two weeks ago. The contention is based on the...

 
 By James Brooks    News    January 26, 2023

USDA will restore the 'roadless rule' in the Tongass

The Biden administration will ban new logging roads and most development in much of Southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest, the U.S. Department... Full story

 

9 new cabins proposed for Petersburg and Wrangell Ranger Districts

The Petersburg and Wrangell Ranger Districts are seeking comments for nine proposed cabins as the...

 

$14.4 million opens opportunities for new Forest Service cabins

The U.S. Forest Service is seeking public input on proposed cabin projects in Alaska made possible...

 
 By Marc Lutz    News    October 13, 2022

Forest Service honors Anan bears with unique awards

WRANGELL – The U.S. Forest Service spent last week showing that the wildlife at Anan Creek aren't...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    October 6, 2022

Wrangell left off list for final federal pandemic assistance funds

WRANGELL—“Not happy” was how Borough Manager Jeff Good described his mood last week when he received word that Wrangell was left off the list...

 

Juneau landslide damages 3 homes, 'squishes' pickup

(AP) - A landslide triggered by record rainfall significantly damaged three homes, prompted the...

 

Peak budworm infestation eats its way through Southeast forest

Look around Southeast and you will see a lot of evergreen trees that aren't so green.  Southeast...

 
 By Sarah Aslam    News    April 14, 2022

Their names bear repeating

WRANGELL-If visitors read the bear-sighting sheet at Anan Wildlife Observatory, which the workers...

 

Improvements coming to Petersburg Ranger District

The United States Forest Service announced plans Monday to improve three sites within the Tongass Na...

 

USDA looking to restore Tongass roadless protections

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking to repeal the 2020 Alaska Roadless Rule which...

 

Guest Commentary

Former and current secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack, who was instrumental in reimposing the 2001 roadless rule on the...

 

Yesterday's News

July 15, 1921 Buschmann’s first addition to Petersburg will be placed on the market within the next few weeks, according to John Thormadsater who is...

 

US will revisit Trump-era decision for Alaska rainforest

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The federal government announced plans Friday to “repeal or replace” a decision by the Trump administration last fall to...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 10, 2021

Assembly, public weigh in on landless legislation

The Borough Assembly held a work session with staff from Alaska's federal delegation to discuss...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    April 8, 2021

Assembly neutral in roadless exemption battle

A motion to support the 2020 Tongass Exemption Rule failed to gain a second at a Borough Assembly me...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    March 18, 2021

Concerns continue over access across future native lands

Six people addressed the Borough Assembly at a work session on March 10 to express their support...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    February 4, 2021

Audit finds Tongass timber sales mishandled

A 2020 audit of the Alaska Region timber sales program by the Forest Service Financial Compliance &...

 

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