Tag: Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act

Logging conflict continues in Yakutat: reporter gets firsthand look

Freelance journalist, Nat Herz visited Yakutat for a few days in mid-January to investigate the logging conflict going on there. He spoke about his trip with CoastAlaska’s Angela Denning who has also reported on the situation. He says Yakutat seems to agree that Humpback Creek is significant, but should it prevent logging is still in question. Read More

Rifts widen over Yakutat village corporation’s expanded logging

Yakutat’s village corporation has gotten big into the logging business, and some residents are protesting as timber crews prepare to cut in sensitive areas. It’s rekindling debate between shareholders concerned about the Southeast Alaska community’s cultural and ecological resources and executives who say they’re beholden to the corporation’s bottom line. Read More
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