Petersburg Pilot -

Whale Watching and LeConte Glacier Tours based out of Petersburg Alaska

To the Editor


New state


To the Editor:

A couple of weeks ago now, Mr. James Schwarber from the State Division of Forestry (DOF) visited Petersburg to gather citizens' views on upcoming DOF actions on Mitkof Is. He got an earful. This event was not covered by the radio station or the paper which was surprising considering the serious impacts of the DOF proposals.

Part of the new Southeast State Forest; containing 49,000 acres, are the south facing slopes of Mitkof Is., that face Sumner Strait, also several odd shaped units right in the middle of Frederick Point East. A handful of concerned locals...

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