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Governor Parnell talks timber, oil in Ketchikan

Governor Sean Parnell swung through Ketchikan this week on an annual end-of-summer tour of the state. He spoke with KRBD’s Sean Carlson about a range of issues, from timber production to the controversial oil tax law repeal effort.

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TAC could vote on timber recommendations

Remains of a Tongass clear-cut and logging road north of Ketchikan. New growth in parts of the forest could be cut to jump-start a modern timber industry, a report says. (Ed Schoenfeld/CoastAlaska)
The Tongass Advisory Committee will kick off a three-day meeting in Ketchikan Wednesday morning, and on the agenda is the potential adoption of recommendations to the U.S. Forest Service. more

Opportunity available for Southeast entrepreneurs

Shawn Blumenshine and Paul Hackenmueller speak about Haa Aani's "Path to Prosperity" competition - an opportunity for new businesses or those reinventing themselves to receive up to $40,000 in consulting and technical services. more