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Bear killed, another spotted near Bettles

...350-pound grizzly bear was killed in the Brooks range village of Bettles. A local hunter killed it on Thanksgiving as the bear Others have reported seeing another grizzly this week. Bettles Lodge manager Jamie Klaes says the bears have residents on...
Bettles crash pilot had a passion for travel

...who piloted a floatplane that crashed about 50 miles south of Bettles on Sunday was known as a safe pilot who would take friends...Mexico died in the crash Sunday near Lake Sithylemenkat, near Bettles, about 180 miles northeast of Fairbanks. Alaska State Troopers...
Plane crash kills four near Bettles

...people died Sunday afternoon after their plane crashed south of Bettles, about 180 miles northeast of Fairbanks. Alaska State Troopers...The signal indicated a downed plane 48 to 50 miles south of Bettles, a rural community in the foothills of the Brooks Range...
Rescue doesn't sit well with lodge owner

...well with Jamie Klaes, manager of the Bettles Lodge. It would have been different had...and her family, who own the lodge and Bettles Air Service, refused to fly Roberts out...he was planning. Another air taxi in Bettles ended up flying him out to his destination...
As the Alaska Legislature makes cuts, ripples will splash across the state

...only one interruption.From Hyder to Bettles, Mountain Village to Kodiak, towns large...better represents that situation than Bettles, the state's smallest incorporated...official residents, more than 94 percent of Bettles' annual budget of $145,000 comes from...
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Cold snap envelops interior Alaska communities

...too far from normal. Because we haven't had any cold weather this winter, everyone is complaining about it."Huslia, Bettles, Fort Greely and Arctic Village reported temperatures in the lower 50s below zero.Fort Wainwright Army Post recorded a reading...
Little impact on Ambler road caribou

...the Northern Alaska Environmental Center in Fairbanks has been an active opponent. The project is particularly unpopular in Bettles, at the eastern end of the proposed route, where an organization called the Brooks Range Council was formed in 2012 specifically...
Record conditions lead to warmest, driest May in Juneau's history keep fires under control.Juneau wasn't the only place in Alaska with extraordinary conditions last month. Kotzebue, Bettles, Northway, Eagle, Gulkana and Haines all recorded their warmest Mays on record. Barrow tied for its warmest May. Fairbanks...
Wolverine: the Mad Max of the wilderness

...encounters occurred a few years back on the John River in the southern Brooks Range. It had been four days since I'd skied out of Bettles, a tiny community on the Koyokuk River, and I'd seen no animals other than a giant golden eagle that had winged over me...
Alaska Science Forum: Twenty weeks through the heart of Alaska

...join him for fear of starvation, Allen and a few tattered comrades traveled from near present-day Cordova up to what is now Bettles. They then turned around and beat winter to St. Michael, where they jumped the last boat for San Francisco.The U.S...


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