Skijoring: Winter fun with your dog

...dozen people signed up for an introduction to skijoring."Dogs off-leash are the leading source of complaints to park rangers year round."Skijoring gear includes a well-fitting pulling harness for the dog, a belt or harness for the skier...
My Turn: Tongass Advisory Committee fails tourism

...Where is the greatest good today, when the greatest number are not even represented?? Emily Mount works as a naturalist and photography instructor for Lindblad Expeditions/National Geographic and is a former Glacier Bay park ranger.
Pure Sole: Noooo Snoow the cabins of Dan Moller and John Muir.No Snow.Goats sunbathing on the West Glacier ice caves.Nooo Snooow.Park rangers bathing in the East Glacier streams.Noooooooooooooo Snooooooooooowwww.Even my patented blue and white basketball...
Ketchikan State Parks Advisory Board recruiting new members

...htm to download the application form. Applications are due Sunday, Nov. 30 and should be sent to Ketchikan District Park Ranger Mary Kowalczyk at or mailed to her at Alaska State Parks, 9883 N. Tongass Highway...
Tarver earns Big Sky Defensive Player of the Week

...myself going into a bunch of fields," Tarver said. "A park ranger aspect of it, the city parks and recreation part of it. I honestly have no idea. I like the idea of a park ranger, maybe working in Denali. That would be cool. That...
Denali road crews juggle access with protection

...preservation, but one thing he said many people fail to recognize is that he and his team are there for the same reason as the park rangers and scientists and visitors."One thing that sometimes strikes us as maintenance people is that the resource people...
Construction continues on Kenai visitors center

...triple-pane windows for the new building missed their barge, which, set back construction, said Visitor Services Park Ranger Leah Eskelin.The windows are essential not only for visitors and staff in the extreme low temperatures that can be...
Photo: Up close and too personal

...regulations on approaching a bull moose inside of 25 yards on Wednesday in Denali Park. The photographer was one of three that followed, approached, and harassed the moose until a park ranger arrived on scene and took photos of the interaction.
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...


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