Canine officer joins Nome Police Department

...she is shedding like crazy. The new officer is Canine Icon, a 17-month-old, sable-colored...shepherd. Officer Justin Timm is her handler.Canine Icon is a narcotic detection canine - what some people call a "drug-sniffing dog...
On the Trails: March meanders

...observations. One day, we followed a tiny creek up a hill, through the forest, to a muskeg. At the edge of that muskeg, our canine companion showed great interest in some blueberry stems. We then saw that these stems had been cut by sharp teeth; just a...
Good ol' American Fun

...Charlie Qunital said.Sammy Jo chimed in about the soapbox competition: "We borrowed someone's car and went really fast."Canine companions also had a chance to join in on the fun during the Super Dog Frisbee Contest. Joey Roters brought his dog Zeke to...
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Five new Canine Good Citizens certified in Juneau.

...completed their certification as American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizens.The five new Canine Good Citizens and their handlers are: Dugan...and Gidget, a terrier mix and Aran Felix.The Canine Good Citizen (CGC) program was created by the...
Slain Alaska troopers remembered in memorial in Fairbanks and worked a variety of roles, including patrol trooper, field training officer and canine officer, instructor and canine unit supervisor. He also had worked as a supervisor of a Fairbanks-area narcotics team. Survivors include...
Alaska Editorial: The killing of two Alaska State Troopers in Tanana wounds us all

...shepherd, began working together in Fairbanks in October 1995, right after Comco's graduation from the eight-week Patrol Canine Academy. Comco was at his handler's side all the time and retired to the Johnsons' home in 2002."We had a very strong...
Part II: 2014 Juneau trail roundup

...than a mile and a half. It also offers wetland access points. Each year there are a number of interactions with users, their canine pets and the bird and wildlife that migrates through the area. Not all of these interactions are positive. Trail users are...
Racheal MacLeod the "Bird Whisperer", Racheal took immense delight in feeding not only the birds of the air but also any four-footed canine she came to know. Always ready for an unexpected encounter with her furry friends, she was a welcome sight to each and highly...
Loose dogs a problem in town where deadly mauling happened

...Loose dogs are a serious problem in a northwest Alaska town where a 5-year-old boy was mauled to death by at least one loose canine, according to the mayor.Jordan Lee Reed was found dead early Sunday in field on the outskirts of Kotzebue, the Anchorage...
Anchorage police nab $400K in dugs

...Federal charging documents say Allen checked back into the motel and tried to retrieve the packages.Officers contacted him, and canine units indicated the packages held drugs. Police got a search warrant for the packages, and said they found a kilogram of cocaine...


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