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letter Litter problem by Karen Ramsey - 02/29/04
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by Don Hoff Jr. - 02/29/04
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Ketchikan: Alaskan logging may lack market - This town of 7,500 people, clinging to tide-swept black rocks near the bottom of Alaska's southeastern archipelago, still sees its future in its past. Jilted by the timber industry, many in this town and other former timber centers in the area believe the bays will be paved with logs again, and that 2,000 missing jobs will return. - Read this story...
Seattle Times - linked Sunday - February 29, 2004

Southeast: Gerhard Onboard With IFA; Second Ferry Plans Underway - The Inter-Island Ferry Authority announced Friday approval of a contract with Loren Gerhard, former executive director of the Southeast Conference, to be in charge of design and construction of their new ferry for the Northern Route, the M/V STIKINE. Gerhard will be responsible for implementing the development plan, including vessel construction, and coordinating IFA interests in terminal development at Coffman Cove, Wrangell and South Mitkof, near Petersburg. - Read more...
Saturday - February 28, 2004 - 12:50 am

Alaska: Governor Sends Comments, Recommendations to USDA on Country of Origin Labeling Rule - In a letter to the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service, Governor Frank H. Murkowski has provided the State of Alaska's position and recommendations on a proposed rule that would require country of origin labeling (COOL) for, among other commodities, wild and farmed seafood products. - Read more...
Saturday - February 28, 2004 - 12:50 am


Michael Reagan: It's Time for Bush Tough - President Bush fired back at his Democratic critics Monday night. After being a sitting duck for the slings and arrows fired at him by the "Hate Bush Brigade", the White House says the President plans to go on the offensive. - Read more...
Saturday - February 28, 2004 - 12:50 am

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