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Empire Editorial: Little bits add up to big change

...burned barrels.They picked up an errant ax and flattened cans, six-pack rings and plastic bags.Last month, Alaska State Parks employees and volunteers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration traveled to Juneau Channel Islands...
42 kids learn how to be game wardens

...and Wildlife Service, Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the U.S. Forest Service, Alaska State Parks and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration took the weekend to teach students about everything from...
Poems in Place submissions deadline extended through April 30

...of the seven regions of the Alaska State Parks system in the coming years...Alaska Center for the Book, Alaska State Parks, a committee of poets and writers...Poems in Place signs, visit the Alaska State Parks website:
New Kenai River guides ready to fish; focus shifts from kings

...11 years or more by 2011. Any new guides had to take the course before they could get a permit.Pamela Russell, Alaska State Parks permitting officer said she had not started seeing any of the newly minted guide graduates yet; however, typically...
State | AK legislature
East Hatcher Pass Management Area closed to snowmobiles

PALMER - The Mat-Su Area Office of Alaska State Parks announces as of today, Friday, Feb. 28, the east side of Hatcher Pass will be closed to snowmobiles, according to a press...
Poems in Place project invites Alaskan poets to submit work for Alaska's State Parks

...considered for placement in two Alaska State Parks: Aleknagik State Recreation...Alaska Center for the Book, Alaska State Parks, a committee of poets and writers...of the seven regions of the Alaska State Parks system in the coming years...
State Parks offers First Day Hikes in Hatcher Pass, Delta Junction and Homer

ANCHORAGE - Alaska State Parks is sponsoring three First Day Hike events around the state to...Homer, on Jan. 1.Independence Mine State Historical Park - Alaska State Parks is sponsoring a staff-led "First Day" family classic skiing...
State fishing huts available for rent

FAIRBANKS - Alaska state parks officials said 10 ice fishing huts are available for rent this winter in the northern region.Five of the huts are at Quartz Lake...
Alaska State Parks seeks citizen volunteers

Juneauites concerned about the well-being of state parks in the area have an opportunity to get involved. Alaska State Parks is looking for two citizens to fill vacant seats on the Juneau Area State Parks Citizens Advisory Board.
State | Local
Loss of bus traffic leads to closing of Rika's Roadhouse

...Anchorage.Even though Rika's Roadhouse is closing, the state intends to keep Big Delta State Historical Park open, Alaska State Parks northern region Superintendent Brooks Ludwig said.The park, located near a historic stopping point for travelers...


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