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Panhandle wildlife gets new scrutiny on state coastal trail

Southeast Alaska's Inside Passage is now a precedent-setting wildlife viewing trail.
Sighting a 'spirit' bear

When a white bear crossed the path of Juneau photographer Pat Costello on Friday, he understood why the Canadians named such bears after spirits and ghosts.
Black and white

...the recently reported white bear in Juneau. Matt Robus, deputy director of the state Department of Fish and Game's Wildlife Conservation Division, is quoted "We manage wildlife by populations, not by individual animals." This makes perfect...
State ponders ban on feeding of eagles

The eagles are returning to the Homer Spit, as the "Eagle Lady" has resumed her winter feeding program. The professional photographers and expensive "photo safaris" will follow soon.
More bears in town mean possible garbage citations

Juneau doesn't have a garbage bear problem; Juneau has a garbage people problem, said Laurie Sica, environmental zoning inspector for the city.
Larsen should be commended for his work at ADF&G

Doug Larsen deserves appreciation for a job well done as director of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game's Wildlife Conservation Division. I've dealt with Larsen in both his role as Southeast regional supervisor for the division and his capacity as division director. HE has impressed me with his friendliness, professionalism, conscientiousness and willingness to listen.
Brown bear kills and eats Ketchikan man

HYDER - In a rare predatory attack, a brown bear killed and partially ate a Ketchikan man at a campground near a bear viewing area, Alaska State Troopers said today.
Police and fire

Juneau police, fire officials, hospital officials and state troopers reported:
Eagle flies through window, drops lunch, leaves

A bald eagle crashed through a window of a Ketchikan home and landed in the living room, scattering broken glass, feathers and a salmon carcass across the floor.
Fish and Game could get 10% boost

Some spending items tucked into the governor's recent state budget proposal are getting cheers from commercial fishermen.


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