The ancient trees have been shipped raw or as lumber to the Far East, or turned into dissolving pulp (for rayon and cellophane) at the mills in Ketchikan
Pulp's timber-division manager, Owen Graham, agreed that there's flexibility in the plan, but he acknowledged that industry's options are narrower these days as the proverbial noose tightens on the Tongass timber supply.
Vigor and the Ketchikan
Shipyard are a logical place for Maritime Works' first major project launch.
Our family began their totemic tour of Ketchikan
at Saxman Native Village, home to the world's largest collection of totem poles.
Thanks largely to Alaska Ferry service between POW and Ketchikan
, three relaxing hours away, the island is now accessible, though few outsiders know it.
We've become an economic development project," Ward says, referring to the partnership between Alaska Ship and Drydock in Ketchikan
that formed after the collapse of the timber industry in Southeast in the 1990s.
This was particularly true in Ketchikan
, which features a native-run salmon fishery, an excellent little museum and the town's former red-light district - now a collection of tourist shops and eateries - which still teeters on stilts above a roaring creek in delightfully ramshackle fashion.
The agency recently issued a Record of Decision approving the mine operating plan as described in the "preferred alternative" of the Final Environmental Impact Statement, In the ROD the Ketchikan
Area Forest Supervisor calls Quartz Hill "an environmentally sound project.
If you're crusing to Ketchikan
this summer,be sure to visit the area's powerful collections of Indian totem poles and other carvings.
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