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Deer outlook, reports positive

...above-average snowpack. Doe season closed early in 2007 and 2008 in Unit 4, which covers Admiralty, Baranof and Chichagof islands.Alaska Department of Fish and Game Sitka Area Wildlife Management Biologist Phil Mooney said there are no concerns...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-22/deer-outlook-reports-positive
Outdoors
Icy Strait Point celebrates 10 years of tourism

...sales taxes for Hoonah last year alone. Over the past decade, it's contributed $2.2 million in taxes to the Chichagof Island community."It's been 10 years of success," added Paul White, also associated with Huna Totem. White said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-25/icy-strait-point-celebrates-10-years-to
Local
Unit 4 inside drainages bear season to end

...season for the Unit 4 inside drainages registration brown bear hunt (RB089) ends May 20. Inside drainages include Chichagof Island north and east of a line which follows the crest of the island from Rock Point to Rodgers Point; Baranof Island...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-23/unit-4-inside-drainages-bear-season-
Outdoors
Man dies in skiff in Pelican waters, no foul play suspected

...law enforcement to investigate all unattended deaths. Peters said the State Medical Examiner Office will conduct an autopsy and determine the cause.Pelican is a small fishing community on Chichagof Island about 100 miles west of Juneau.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-09/man-dies-skiff-pelican-waters-no-foul-p
Local
Hoonah women top Kake at last second

...and one from Juneau."We practiced every day," Mills said. "Or we ran every day."The town also hosted the Chichagof Island Classic Basketball Tournament two months ago, so some women's teams had been getting some court action. In that...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-19/hoonah-women-top-kake-last-second
Sports
Off the Beaten Path: The bear truth

...Game, 2,014 of Alaska's estimated 32,000 brown bears were killed by hunters. On Admiralty, Baranof and Chichagof islands there has been an average annual take of around 120 brown bears since 1988.Until August of 2012, there was no...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-02-21/beaten-path-bear-truth
Outdoors
Off the Beaten Path: Wandering through the 'Nature of Southeast'

...the massive die out that occurred in the winter of 2006-2007. I remembered hearing stories of bears on northern Chichagof Island staying awake that winter, feasting on carcasses and weakened deer.I pushed through guard-timber, and hiked...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-02-07/beaten-path-wandering-through-nature
Outdoors
Furbearer trapping season now open in Unit 4

...opened on Sunday, Dec. 1 on Admiralty, Baranof and Chichagof islands (Unit 4). Unit 4 beaver season opened on Sunday...season closure on Tuesday, Dec. 31 in the north Chichagof Island area, and the beaver season which remains open...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-12-06/furbearer-trapping-season-now-open-u
Outdoors
Chichagof deer under closer management

Harsh winters from 2006 to 2009 on Chichagof Island has taken a toll on the local deer population. The Hoonah Indian Association, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-09-18/chichagof-deer-under-closer-management
Local
Gold Medal Bracket Previews

...for both.My heart, since I once wore the red and black of "Huna" across my chest, belongs to the boys from Chichagof Island.As a matter of fact the town's motto is "The Little City with a Big Heart."Hoonah (Gaawt'ak.aan) means...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-10/gold-medal-bracket-previews
Sports

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