Wrangell Sentinel -

By Dan Rudy 

Assembly says no to Wrangell Island sale, yes to WMC credit


October 26, 2017

At Wrangell’s regular meeting of the Borough Assembly Tuesday, members opted not to withdraw their opposition to a proposed timber sale package.

The United States Forest Service has over the course of years been putting together a timber sale for Wrangell Island, of which it manages 93 percent of the borough’s land area, which has been nearing its final stages. In August the city responded to the project’s final draft record of decision with an objection letter. After speaking with staff, Tongass National Forest supervisor Earl Stewart proposed an alternative that might satisfy the ci...

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