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State must diversify economy or be bound to fossil fuel prices

...develop and sustainably maintain the renewable resources that currently contribute to the state's bottom line, such as fish and timber. And it needs to develop industries and sectors of the economy that can begin to shift the balance of state revenues away from...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-14/state-must-diversify-economy-or-be-b
Opinion
Senators push for Tongass timber cutting

...hearing Wednesday over the slow pace of timber production in the Tongass National Forest...commit to working with me to improve the timber sale program and permitting for other...pledges from the Forest Service to increase timber harvest levels, we continue to see a...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-01/senators-push-for-tongass-timber-cut
News

...as endangered or threatened. In 2013 the U.S. Forest Service announced it would delay a decision to open the Big Thorne timber project that would allow logging on 9 square miles of the island, pending a review of the project's potential impact on wolves...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/kyle-hopkins/2014-07-05
What others say: The right direction

...challenges.That's just what maintaining a timber industry in the Tongass National Forest has become.But, Southeast still talks timber, and the U.S. Forest Service's announcement this week that the Big Thorne timber sale might be ready for bids by season's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-05-07/what-others-say-the-right-directi
Opinion
Kake pins hopes on oyster farming

KAKE - Timber, construction and commercial fisheries...Hillman, was working in the Southeast Alaska timber industry and had to move to the Lower 48...work (he'd also worked in mining and timber) when he heard about the opportunity to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-18/kake-pins-hopes-on-oyster-farming
News
What others say: Emmys honor Ketchikan stories told well

...Project, which started in 2008.A feature on Ketchikan's timber industry years and another about its Bush pilots won at the...and here locally - not everyone in Ketchikan experienced the timber years, and this gives us a way to be educated about our history...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-06-17/what-others-say-emmys-honor-ketch
Opinion
What others say: No Roadless Rule in the Tongass

...ruling allows road building in roadless areas and timber harvest.But, and it's a major "but," that...and forth, has contributed to the demise of the timber industry. For anti-timber forces, it's provided a loose end in their effort...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-04-02/what-others-say-no-roadless-rule-
Opinion
School briefs

...name from that list. At this time...we would like to announce the winner...of the Mascot contest...Timber! The name Timber entered into the contest by Mr. Coen Braxling from Miss Smith's class. He will be receiving a pizza lunch...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2014-05-18/school-briefs
Schools
KNW Refuge deserves kudos

...retardant is. Retardant just doesn't penetrate far enough with piled fuel from large dead and down material, such as fallen timber from Spruce Bark Beetle impacted trees. Water penetrates deeper, although retardant was used in areas for which it was the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-05-31/knw-refuge-deserves-kudos
Letters

...garden is an example both of Oregon's support for the war through its natural resources - including food from its farms and timber from its forests - and as part of the era's City Beautiful movement, said Chet Orloff, director emeritus of the Oregon Historical...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-05-29
Outdoors

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