Petersburg Pilot -

To the Editor

 


Shame on you

To the Editor:

I don't understand why environmentalists get so excited about the timber sales the Forest Service is kind enough to make available for logging companies. Why protest? Everybody knows trees are a “renewable resource.” Ketchikan, Wrangell, Sitka, and Petersburg were all built on fishing, and logging mills – both lumber and pulp and some mining. Those towns didn't have to depend on tourism and chartering.

If you look back in the 60's, 70's and early 80's these towns were booming, our economy was thriving. We had a lot of different air charter outfits. I rememb...



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