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USDA files complaint against UAF over musk oxen deaths

...whether the university could face fines that an animal-rights group hopes total $10,000 per animal.The university...involved.The complaint follows a request by the animal rights group Stop Animal Exploitation Now to investigate the...
UAF gets $127K penalty for musk oxen deaths

...U.S. Department of Agriculture issued the civil penalty Thursday for violating of the Animal Welfare Act. An animal rights group that initially filed a complaint over the deaths in 2011, prompting a USDA investigation, announced the penalty...
Vick's time with Eagles seems near the end

...season, back to backup. He called the experience "surreal," and it was; always, with a hint of malice.Some animal-rights groups and animal lovers found Vick's torture and training of fighting dogs unforgivable. Some Eagles fans abandoned...
Critics of bear baiting aim at voters

Scorned by animal rights groups and reviled by some hunters, the practice of bear baiting is under the gun in Alaska from an odd mix of conservationists and professional...
Northwest Digest

...the loss of untold amounts of data on Steller sea lions after their study permits were revoked in a lawsuit by an animal rights group in early summer, the best time of year for observing the endangered animals. The decision found that the National...
CSI wildlife: Finding crime clues in forensics

...turned in by his friends. Police interrogated him and released him, convinced he wasn't responsible. But animal-rights groups began protesting at the student's school. Police ultimately shipped four of the mutilated cats to Swanson...
Alaska Digest

...continues, according to trooper reports. Protests resume with 'howl-ins' ANCHORAGE - A Connecticut-based animal rights group is again taking aim at Alaska with more than two-dozen "howl-ins" planned from New York to Alaska. Friends...
Rejection of wolf darts leads to shooting

...put down this way when they need to. However, when the use of helicopters is mentioned in wolf suppression, animal rights groups and other people that are against predator control come unglued and very threatening. They themselves have caused...
Tofu or not tofu - that is the question, for some

A Juneau woman is among the winners of a nationwide Thanksgiving Day essay contest by a well-known animal-rights group. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals awarded Jan M. Gordon of Juneau and 19 others, out of more than...
Judge halts aerial wolf-shooting plans

A Superior Court judge on Wednesday issued a court order to temporarily prevent the shooting of wolves from airplanes under a state predator control program.


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