Off the Beaten Path: The mysteries of Yakobi Island, part II

...Chirikov Expedition. The first is an account recorded by Nathaniel Portlock, a fur trader anchored on the west side of Chichagof Island, in 1785. Portlock was struck by the difference in character between the Yakobi and other groups of Tlingits...
Hoonah rumbles Kake in title slugfest

...Hoonah met for another duel in their history of meetings on the Gold Medal basketball courts, and the team from Chichagof Island outlasted the Krupreanof Island team 58-52 in a rugged battle of Masters Bracket proportions."That was smash-mouth...
Wolves of the Alexander Archipelago

...wolves will probably be there," Logan said - unless, that is, you're talking about Admiralty, Baranof, or Chichagof Islands, all of which are rich both in Sitka black-tail deer - and in brown bears."That's the 10,000 dollar question...
Fireside talk: Alexander Archipelago Wolves

...mainland with its steep mountains that are backed up against icefields," Logan notes. Admiralty, Baranof and Chichagof Islands have no wolves, but the islands south of Frederick Sound (like Mitkof, Kupreanof, and Prince of Wales) have...
Off the Beaten Path: The Bigfoot blues

...heartbreakingly, reasonable.I thought back to an encounter I had with a very large bear in the shadowy rainforest of Chichagof Island. I'd been collecting sooty grouse for dinner when, in the low light of the evening, the bear suddenly stood...
Furbearer trapping season to open in Unit 4

...weasel opens Dec. 1 on Admiralty, Baranof, and Chichagof Islands (Unit 4), according to an Alaska Department of...and weasel season closes Dec. 31 in the north Chichagof Island area. Beaver season opened Nov. 10 and remains...
From field to freezer

...shots with deer, Larsen said. Watch out for that, especially in bear-dense places like Admiralty, Baranof and Chichagof islands.? Instead of completely harvesting a deer in the field, some people make "deer backpacks," carrying the animal on their backs...
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...
A Trip North

...Redwood National Park, through old-growth redwood trees, and paying a visit to the White Sulfur Hot Springs on Chichagof Island. Over the course of the trip, he passed, in one way or another, through most of the West Coast's coastal temperate...
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...


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