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What's happening this week, July 8-14

...homestead not far from Glacier Bay. Discussion to follow. See this week's CCW for details. Summerfest Unplugged: "Into the Wild," 7:30 p.m., Saturday, July 11, and at 4 p.m., Sunday, July 12. Perseverance Theatre. This new musical...
Perseverance Theatre hosts Summerfest Unplugged

...mainstage of two new works: "House of Dreams" and "Into the Wild," on July 11 and 12. Audience members will get a...4 p.m. and Sunday, July 12, at 7:30 p.m."Into the Wild," a musical, takes another look at the story of Christopher...
Controversy lingers over Moose Mamas' mission to raise orphaned calves

...2010 to 2014, AMF took in 28 animals and released 10 into the wild.Of those, it's believed two released in 2011 for orphaned calves but cannot release them back into the wild. When those spaces are filled, the agency turns to...
New king salmon spot coming to town

Douglas Island Pink and Chum hatchery on Wednesday released the last of its fry into the wild, 180,000 of which were king salmon leaving from a new release site - Lena Cove. Anglers can expect about one and a half percent...
Pure Sole: I mushed, for a quick moment

...waiting."The dogs! Now I remember.I was promised I could take the dogs and sled out!Lee's backyard opened up into the wilds of our Mitkof Island wilderness.In summer, the paths would be harsh - salmon berry and devil's club bushes and...
My Turn: Know what you eat

...salmon, there are concerns about the fish's impact on the market and the risk of genetically modified fish escaping into the wild. Research has shown that the genetically modified fish can out compete their wild relatives and contamination of our...
Eagles, spectators soar to Haines

HAINES - At the beginning of every winter, a natural phenomenon draws throngs of spectators from around the world to the northern tip of the Southeast Alaska panhandle.
To camp or not to camp?

There was no question in my mind that I wanted to camp overnight in Haines during my one-night stay there Nov. 15 to cover the American Bald Eagle Festival. Doubt soon began to creep in.
'Into the Wild' hunter killed by authorities

...over the weekend was a moose hunter who found the body of a young wanderer whose story was featured in the movie "Into the Wild," his nephew said Friday.Gordon Samel was shot Sunday night after he backed his pickup toward a Wasilla police...
Injured bald eagles recovering in Anchorage

...really pretty lucky, considering," Higgs said.Higgs said that once the birds are recovered, they will be released into the wild on the mainland, near other eagles and a healthy source of food. Their release will likely happen next fall.The...


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