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On the Trails: As winter falls away, bears, hooters, mountain goats appear again

...just waiting for the right moment. The first shoots of skunk cabbage to emerge from the muck were eagerly cropped by deer.Mountain goats are back on the ledges near Nugget Falls. Beavers never really quit working this "winter" but got busy every...
Group eyes roof for Ketchikan skate park

...pilings - concrete near the street and steel near the Ketchikan Creek - that were built to withstand the wind coming down Deer Mountain, McCreary said.KYI hopes to cover the area with a metal roof, though the plans aren't set in stone, and started...
Lineman's long trip from Mississippi to Ketchikan

...stay, food and shelter. They have shown me all the great things about Ketchikan. I've hiked up Dude Mountain and Deer Mountain. I've also caught bigger fish than I've ever caught before," Elliott said. "They have inspired me to do a...
Ketchikan grad finds success as local artist

...capture each person's personality, quirks and passions.One memorable photo shoot she described involved a hike up Deer Mountain with her client, her camera, and some friends to help carry her client's drum set. They were delighted to find...
Ketchikan starts new chapter with $12M library

...has lighted book shelves - McQuerry said that's one of her favorite changes - floor-to-ceiling windows facing Deer Mountain, study and meetings rooms and a large, enclosed area for author visits and other events.The rooms can be reserved...
Tips on Tracks: Wolf

...of five pups in May and early June. According to ADF&G, wolves in Southeast eat primarily Sitka black-tailed deer, mountain goats, beaver and moose, where they are available. Wolves can catch and eat salmon in the summer, and these fish...
My Turn: The reasons behind the Kensington lawsuit

...lions, whales, harbor seals, salmon, herring, crab and eulachon frequent the bay's waters. Moose, wolf, deer, mountain goat, black bear and brown bear frequent the uplands. Up to a 100,000 migrating shorebirds use the intertidal...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...species, including productive populations of bald eagles, wolves, brown and black bears, moose, black-tailed deer, mountain goats and five species of anadromous salmon. Roadless areas are crucial to the protection of our nation's wildlife...
Lichen: Team workers of the woods

...summer. The lichens that caribou eat are low in protein, however, so the caribou have to eat other things as well. Deer, mountain goats, and moose also eat lichens in quantity. Other major lichen eaters include flying squirrels and voles, slugs...
Ketchikan Police Department hiring

...Sirevog has been running a display newspaper ad with the KPD logo, a picture of five local officers posing in front of Deer Mountain downtown, and the caption, "Now Hiring!" Sirevog took the display-ad approach because he wanted to catch the...


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