- Associated Press - Saturday, March 7, 2015

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Regional forester Beth Pendleton has announced the hiring of Earl Stewart as the new supervisor for the Tongass National Forest.

Stewart is the forest supervisor for the Coconino National Forest based in Flagstaff, Arizona.

According to a release, Stewart is expected to report for his new job in May.

The Tongass National Forest is the largest national forest in the country. It covers much of southeast Alaska.

Stewart will replace Forrest Cole, who has served as Tongass forest supervisor since 2003. Cole is retiring.

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