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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...


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