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What others say: No Roadless Rule in the Tongass

...ruling against the exemption in 2011, and the state appealed that court decision.The 9th Circuit's ruling allows Southeast Alaska to breathe easier when it considers economic growth in the Tongass. It has mining and hydropower projects in development...
Ventures sees Alaska from difference perspective

...Carson and Lion El Aton want to show off the beauty of Southeast Alaska, and they're doing it in a way that's never...This summer, they plan to record wildlife across Southeast Alaska."Even with the small projects, we want to draw...
Refuge Notebook: Two jays for two biomes

...began when I worked on the Tongass National Forest in southeast Alaska. I spent a summer playing a tape recording of Goshawk...are very abundant in the coastal rainforest of Southeast Alaska. The Kenai Peninsula straddles the northwestern...
Ski guide dead after Kicking Horse Valley avalanche

...Haines.Troopers say Karitis was unconscious when he was pulled out from under the snow.Karitis was a guide with Southeast Alaska Backcountry Skiing Adventures.Troopers say the avalanche occurred shortly after Karitis finished checking conditions...
Marijuana ballot initiative sees little spending

...initiative. The group has listed no campaign spending. Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians, which has membership in southeast Alaska, announced last week it would work with Kennedy's group to fight legalization in Alaska and Oregon. The ballot...
Faster, safer avalanche rescue

...searching, Manuel Genswein said. Genswein is a Swiss avalanche expert AEL&P brought to Juneau to train rescuers. The Southeast Alaska Avalanche Center also purchased a helicopter setup that will allow rescuers to better search for Recco reflectors...
Grace boys hold off Kenai hoops

...looks and get some steals."With the loss, Kenai's season record dropped to 2-12 overall. The Kards travel to Southeast Alaska next week for a Thursday game with Sitka. Kenai will play Mt. Edgecumbe Friday, and then will face Sitka again...
Refuge Notebook: Common gardens may reveal uncommon choice

...Kenai). Yellow-cedar is already declining in Southeast Alaska, attributed to warmer winters, an example of a...Territory and near Haines, as well as throughout Southeast Alaska (the closely related shore pine).The future landscape...
Halibut quota cut again

...down from 7.04 million pounds in 2013? 2C (Southeast Alaska): 4.16 million pounds, up from 2.97 million...pounds in 2013The limits all passed unanimously.In Southeast Alaska, charter anglers will also face slightly tighter...
Murkowski blasts federal rejection of refuge road

...development to occur, the senator said.Restrictions on roads in Tongass National Forest are choking the last of southeast Alaska's timber industry and limiting the ability to build out renewable energy resources, Murkowski added.


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