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Alaska State Parks chief ranger has hunger for outdoors

...certainly has his plate full as chief ranger for the northern region of Alaska...Department two years ago to take the chief ranger's job at state parks. "I love...Brooks Ludwig, who held the chief ranger's job for several years before...
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...
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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Park visitor shoots moose, says animal charged

...other similar known situation at Denali since guns have been allowed involved a grizzly bear in May 2010, according to chief ranger Pete Webster.In that incident, a North Pole man told authorities he shot the bear after it charged his girlfriend...
Applications for Voices Of The Wilderness 2014 artist residencies accepted through Feb. 19

...field gear and all backcountry flights. Outdoor skills resume required in order to receive consideration.Contact Chief Ranger / Pilot Dan Stevenson at Western Arctic National Parklands for more information: (907) 442-8306 or Dan_Stevenson...
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...
Hikers get Rabbit Lake trail legalized but problems persist

...line a narrow stretch of gravel that passes for a road beyond Upper DeArmoun Road. Pat Pourchot and Chugach State Park chief ranger Matt Wedeking prepare to leave the trail head. They put snacks in their day packs and double check to make sure their...
Two Southeast trails could be restored with grant money

...with Trail Mix, is seeking grants for two ongoing Southeast Alaska trail restorations. Joel Telford, Southeast Area chief ranger for the parks, said the grants will build on this past summer's repair work done on Point Bridget Trail in Juneau...
Juneau area sees several snow slides

...walking up the (Perseverance) trail should think four or five times before they do it,'' said Mike E. Berhardt, chief ranger for state parks in Juneau. A parks employee on Tuesday saw small avalanches about every 10 minutes on slopes near Sheep...
Glacier Bay halibut closures will start later in 1999 season

...officials said. ``The expectation now is probably it will be closed sometime this summer,'' said Randy King, chief ranger at Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. The decision will be made either through regulations or at the top level...


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