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Empire Editorial: Better safe than sorry

...big deal? Big enough to warrant evacuating a departure lounge and two planes? After all, this is Alaska; home of avid hunters and a popular destination for those who want to bag big game. Sadly, everything is a big deal these days. The cost...
Senate candidates vie for veterans' votes

...that spent a decade at war, we don't want the (issues) of the lower 48," said Joslin, 42.Tony Unsderfer, an avid hunter and gold-miner, sat at the VFW in Eagle River, pointing out the mounted wolverine that he shot. When talk switched...
Fiscal wiz banks on run for Senate seat

...make good decisions."Like Egan, Williams is a strong supporter of building a road out of Juneau.He's also an avid hunter, fisher, hiker, kayaker and gardener (he admits his wife is the better gardener). He doesn't plan to change his...
Five Good Reads for Earth Day

...her and to the mountain."Sand County Almanac is the classic set of essays on being human in the natural world. An avid hunter, fisherman and woodsman from childhood, Aldo Leopold was one of the first graduates of Yale's School of Forestry...
Charles Platt

...Fellowship Chapel, where he served as the Bus Director, deacon, and taught adult and youth Sunday school. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Most importantly he loved spending time with his grandchildren.He married his high school sweet heart...
Juneau hunter competes on ESPN reality show

...routine, that we take for granted, to other people it's just mind-boggling." A land surveyor by trade and an avid hunter since his youth, Orsborn received a phone call from "The Wild Rules" producer after two of his friends participating...
Hunter doesn't support opening Pack Creek

I am an avid hunter and supporter of brown bear hunting. Nevertheless, I do not like the idea of opening Pack Creek to bear hunting. What is next...
It's winter, time for a snow hunt

...more birds with shotguns." White said ptarmigans seem to be locally abundant and he believes there are not too many avid hunters because of the challenges involved in reaching their preferred habitat. He said he hunts about one or two times a week...
Leaving no trace

...things that will reflect badly on hunters in general. "Statistics show that about 10 percent of U.S. citizens are avid hunters and 10 percent are avid anti-hunters," he said. The way hunters behave can influence the 80 percent without strong...
No-Snow Hunting

Neil Barten headed up the hills near Eaglecrest Ski Area last weekend in search of deer. An avid hunter who works as a state game biologist, he had a good idea of where they'd be. But with no snow on the ground, even at high altitudes...


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