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Admiralty, from many angles

...organized a cruise.Metcalf's history with the island reaches back much further, to the 1970s, when he was hired as the first ranger of Admiralty National Monument. He also lived in Angoon, the island's sole year-round village, for 18 years...
Tongass timeline

...Roosevelt on Sept. 10. 1908: The Tongass National Forest merges with the Alexander Archipelago Forest. 1909: The first ranger boat, the Tahn, is put into service. 1910: The Forest Service receives its first application for a fox farming island...
Around The Bases and Sports Shorts with his 868 career homers, is first player to accomplish the feat in Japan.1985 - Oddibe McDowell becomes the first Ranger player to hit for the cycle. His seventh inning home run completes the unique event, but the center fielder adds another...
Help wanted: Denali needs a dog musher

...was later part of the long effort to establish Mount McKinley National Park in 1917. Four years later, McKinley's first ranger was hired. Karstens got the job. At the time, poaching was rampant, and Karstens traveled the park backcountry behind...
100 years of the Tongass

...forest by presidential proclamation. Requests from Lagille and Olmsted for a boat were finally filled in 1909, when the first ranger boat on the Tongass, the Tahn, was put into service. The 64-foot, gasoline-powered vessel was outfitted with...
New book highlights Pack Creek brown bears 1989, the state of Alaska established a sanctuary at Pack Creek in Price's name. Metcalf, who worked as the first ranger of Admiralty National Monument, said the area located southwest of Juneau has given thousands of people the opportunity...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: One dead, rescuer missing on Mckinley 5/26/98

...year and the 90th since the National Park Service started keeping records. If Vanderbeek also died, he would be the first ranger to perish while on duty on the continent's highest peak. Conditions were too severe for air searches Sunday or...
Fireside chat to remember the early days of visitor center

The public is invited to reminisce about the early days of the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center with first ranger KJ Metcalf and summer restaurant employee and current naturalist Doug Jones. "Do you remember the pies at the Sit'ya?"Chat...


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