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Ranger plucks dog from cliff in Kenai Fjords Nat'l Park

...John Anderson on Monday."I could tell when he had lassoed the dog because the crowd kind of, yay, applauded," chief ranger Mark Thompson, who helped in the rescue, said Tuesday.The park's chief of interpretation, Kristy Sholly, said...
Search suspended for French adventurer in Alaska

...rangers found his kayak containing his identification, food, maps and personal journals, said Katmai National Park Chief Ranger Neal Labrie.The kayak was discovered on a beach along Shelikof Strait about 200 miles southwest of Anchorage."We've...
Alaska State Parks seeks citizen volunteers September 30, and the board will review them at its Oct. 7 meeting.Additional questions should be directed to Chief Ranger Kevin Murphy who can be reached at 907-465-2483.? Contact reporter Matt Woolbright at 523-2243 or at matthew...
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Alaska boat hit rock after angling for bear view

...snow-capped mountains," and a range of wildlife, including whales and coastal bears.Albert Faria, the park's chief ranger, called the incident "unique," saying the Baranof Wind and other vessels routinely pass through the area without...
Alaska Digest

...we would have seen the whale with the buoys attached if it was out there, but didn't see it," said Chuck Young, chief ranger at the national park in Southeast Alaska. The search was expected to continue Thursday. The whale was followed for...
Skagway: Film to be shot on stampeders' route

...Most of those boats, which still sit in a heap on the summit, were deemed unsafe by Mounties. Reed McCluskey, chief ranger for Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, said Frantic Films began researching the project early this year...
Alaska Digest

...attached to help spot the whale were found Thursday near the shoreline on the west side of the bay, said Chuck Young, chief ranger at the national park in Southeast Alaska. The fishing gear was spotted by a passing tour boat, Young said. A park...
State Briefs

...State Park ANCHORAGE - Chugach State Park will have a new superintendent Oct. 1. Jerry Lewanski, 51, the park's chief ranger, will replace Al Meiners, who is retiring, according to the state Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation. Lewanski...
Kennel manager leads dog trips through Denali

...kennel manager leads multiple sled dog trips into the park in the winter in Alaska weather conditions," said Denali chief ranger Pete Armington. "That requires somebody who knows how to travel and survive in those conditions in the winter, not...
Dead whale calf could have been hit by boat

...Empire on Monday. Park Superintendent Tomie Lee and Chief Ranger Chuck Young reported that it was unknown what hit the...humpbacks. Anyone with information is asked to call the chief ranger's office at (907) 697-2621. Tony Carroll can...


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