After almost a decade of planning, the U.S. Forest Service said it’s going forward with the Wrangell Island timber sale. The original harvest was about 90 million board feet. The Forest Service scaled it back to a fifteenth of that.
The Wrangell Borough Assembly voted Tuesday against further intervention in a lawsuit to support the Big Thorne Timber Sale on Prince of Wales Island. The assembly chose to not pay an extra $3,000 to intervene in the appeal process.
The Wrangell Borough Assembly held a special meeting Friday to discuss possible intervention in a lawsuit to support the Big Thorne timber sale on Prince of Wales Island. The borough would have to pay $5,000 to intervene in the lawsuit.