Juneau police search for assault suspect on trail

...pursued him down to the trail, police said.Two Juneau Police Department officers and a City and Borough of Juneau Park Ranger who happened to be in the area joined in on the search, but all they came up with was the man's motorcycle."We...
Search suspended for French adventurer in Alaska

...signs of his whereabouts, authorities said.The search for Francois Guenot was called off late Saturday, a day after park rangers found his kayak containing his identification, food, maps and personal journals, said Katmai National Park Chief...
Residents prepare to evacuate as fire grows

...As Bulf and Skuza speculated about changing wind directions and where the fire would likely burn, Leah Eskelin, park ranger with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, stopped to post an updated map.The three recalled the behavior of the...
Unmanned aircraft prohibited in America's National Parks

...September, an unmanned aircraft flew above evening visitors seated in the Mount Rushmore National Memorial Amphitheater. Park rangers concerned for visitors' safety confiscated the unmanned aircraft. In April, visitors at Grand Canyon National Park...
My Turn: Wolves pull the brakes on logging in Alaska's old-growth forest

...residents.? Emily Mount is a naturalist for Lindblad Expeditions/National Geographic and former Glacier Bay National Park ranger. She splits her time between Gustavus and Pullman, Wash.
Denali park rangers meet students nationwide via Skype

FAIRBANKS - Seeing the tallest on North America's mountains rise up out of the ground in Denali National Park creates a feeling that's hard to replicate, but unfortunately, most people never have the chance to witness the peak's beauty first hand.
'Bat Days' and bat nights

...will speak. Blejwas has been studying Southeast's bats for more than three years.Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Park Ranger Helen Unruh said the visitor center will be providing activities, screening informative videos and talking about bats...
Oldest park ranger in US, 93, considers future

KINTLA LAKE, Mont. - With a can of bear spray on his hip and hearing aids in both ears, Lyle Ruterbories whistles and hums as he tends to this patch of wilderness along the Canadian border.
Americans anxious, irritated as gov't shuts down

...turmoil the household finances of some federal workers, with many facing unpaid furloughs or delays in paychecks.Park ranger and father-to-be Darquez Smith said he already lives paycheck to paycheck while putting himself through college...
Regional News
Alaska men appeal rulings on state land fight

...their cases.Jim Wilde, of Central, was arrested by park rangers in 2010 after failing to stop his boat for a an official duty, violating a lawful order by a park ranger and operating an unregistered boat. He was ordered...


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