Wildlife troopers cite Nome woman in musk ox death

...propertyAttempted deterrents have included rubber bullets, bear decoys and bear urine, but those have proven unsuccessful.Alaska Department of Fish and Game Biologist Tony Gorn said the best strategy so far has been moving the herds on a case-by-case...
Alaska Editorial: Making good decisions on the water

...also what you hope to bring back.According to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, sockeye typically weigh between...Boaters can learn more by taking a safety course. The Alaska Department of Natural Resources Office of Boating Safety offers...
Yukon River king salmon returns see improvement

...sonar."It's a different story than last year," said Eric Newland, Yukon area management biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. "Last year, there was quite a bit of conservation measures taken - and the run size didn't...
Legal pot would pose challenge for city

...state, the branch responsible for the regulation would be the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board. Cori Mills of the Alaska Department of Law said it's up to the board to decide the ways in which it will regulate marijuana. It's not clear if the...
Empire Editorial: Harvest season is upon us

...after weathering a hard winter in 2006-07 when record snows blanketed the region and buried food sources. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has done well in managing this resource; pellet surveys in recent years indicate a growing population...
How to survive in the (Southeast Alaska) wilderness

...the woods comes down to spending the night - and successfully spending the night comes down to being prepared says Alaska Department of Fish and Game Information Officer Riley Woodford. Recently, as part of an ongoing series of classes called...
Growing influx of musk oxen prompts Alaska hunt

...said. "Now you're lucky if you don't run into one on a hill."Tony Gorn, a Nome-based biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, said he doesn't believe that hunting a few local musk oxen will be a "silver bullet" affecting...
City mulls fence regs to protect moose

...fence is at the historic Atwood mansion in Anchorage, where a number of moose impalements has prompted criticism.Alaska Department of Fish and Game Wildlife Biologist Jessy Coltrane shot down two moose calves impaled on the mansion fence on the...
Rare blue-colored red king crab caught in Nome

...rock star of sorts, with people showing up at the center to have their photos taken with it.Scott Kent, with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Nome, says he has no idea why the red king crab is blue, but suspects it's just a mutation...
Soldier mauled by bear was wearing Army protective gear

...way of telling if the same bear was involved in Sunday's attack, said Jessy Coltrane, a wildlife biologist with Alaska Department of Fish and Game, which also responded to the latest encounter. Coltrane said genetic material from the bear in...


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