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Community leaders withdraw from Tongass Futures Roundtable

WRANGELL, ALASKA On Thursday (5/12), six community leaders from around Southeast Alaska announced their withdrawal from the Tongass Futures Roundtable. In their announcement they stated “a lack of commitment by the Roundtable to work toward finding a way to stabilize the timber industry in Southeast communities.” KSTK’s Charlotte Duren has the story…
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