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Snagged for weeks, land exchange bill back on track


A snag in Sitka that was holding up progress on a state bill to help the Alaska Mental Health Trust with its land exchange  — and thereby prevent logging on Deer Mountain — has been resolved, putting the bill on track to be introduced this session.

State and federal lawmakers, at the behest of the trust, have been working on legislation that would mandate the U.S. Forest Service exchange more than 20,000 acres of rural timber land for approximately 17,000 acres of trust land located near Ketchikan, Meyers Chuck, Petersburg, Wrangell, Sitka and Juneau. Federal legislation was introduced...

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