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Brendan Jones
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Brendan Jones currently lives in the Bay Area, where is completing a Wallace Stegner Fellowship at Stanford University. He has published work in Ploughshares, Narrative Magazine, and has written commentaries for NPR. His novel, "The Alaskan Laundry," will be published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in Fall 2015.

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The Forest Service's Addiction to Old-growth

(4) Comments | Posted June 5, 2013 | 6:21 PM

The first time I hunted deer alone in Southeast Alaska, my friend drew me a map leading to a stand of old-growth trees in a river valley. I set off at a trot on a sunny November morning, following a trail along Indian River, which ran heavy with fall rains....

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The Last Alaskan Rodeo

(8) Comments | Posted April 24, 2013 | 2:53 PM

Just as daffodils and groundhogs, cherry trees and robins announce the arrival of spring elsewhere, so the sac roe herring fishery spells the end of winter here in Sitka, Alaska. Seine boats with names like Storm Chaser, Perseverance, Leading Lady, Defiant and Invincible begin to appear on our island from...

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