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Lion-hunting legal in Africa despite concern

...distinctive black mane, in early July. Conservationists say a dead animal was tied to a car to draw the lion out of a national park, and that Palmer first wounded Cecil with a bow before fatally shooting him with a gun after 40 hours of tracking...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-31/lion-hunting-legal-africa-despite-con
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Canyon City Trail changes open for public comment

The National Park Service (NPS) is seeking public comment on a proposed three-fourths of a mile trail that expands on the existing trail in Canyon...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-31/canyon-city-trail-changes-open-publi
Outdoors
Rainy Day Reads: Finding myself in a book

...the book I was reading.I took "Discovery of the Yosemite" by Lafayette Bunnell with me on vacation to Yosemite National Park, for what I feel are fairly obvious reasons. I knew I had picked it up and started it sometime before but I had no...

http://juneauempire.com/ccwfeatures/2015-07-29-1
CCWFeatures
Park Service plans new trail off Chilkoot

The National Park Service is proposing construction of a new hiking trail that branches off the Chilkoot Trail north of Dyea.The 4,000-foot...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-27/park-service-plans-new-trail-chilkoot
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Boats, seals, and the water (not) between

...research from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the National Park Service and other agencies, is leading NOAA to revise...Alaska' glacial fjords, beginning in the Kenai Fjords National Park. He'll then work his way east and south, finishing...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-24/boats-seals-and-water-not-between
Outdoors
Orthodox church gets a new old look

Last summer, two National Park Service architects scaled the top of St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox...Russian Orthodox church in Alaska and hosts services to this day. A National Park Service designated historic place, it's also heavily visited...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-28/orthodox-church-gets-new-old-look
Local
Lumberjacks' DeGroote dies at 22 while vacationing

DENALI NATIONAL PARK AND PRESERVE - Northern Arizona football player Michael DeGroote died...The 22-year-old DeGroote died Tuesday at a campground at Denali National Park and Preserve. Park spokeswoman Kathleen Kelly says an investigation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-03/lumberjacks-degroote-dies-22-while-vaca
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Teen survives plane crash in mountains, hikes to safety

...of a general store in Mazama, a tiny town in north-central Washington, near the east entrance of North Cascades National Park."We crashed, and I was the only one that made it out," she told a 911 operator, after a store employee called...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-15/teen-survives-plane-crash-mountains-h
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Denali National Park wolf count drops below 50

FAIRBANKS - Denali National Park and Preserve's wolf numbers have reached a new low this spring with an estimated population of just 48, according to a National Park Service study.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-28/denali-national-park-wolf-count-drop
Outdoors
National Park Service supports Mount McKinley name change

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The National Park Service is not against changing Mount McKinley's official...http://bit.ly/1cNlri2 ) Wednesday."The National Park Service appreciates the long history and public interest...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-11/national-park-service-supports-mount-mc
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