Photo: Ranger tag

Zoie Branch, right, runs from Paige Kirsch, Caitlin Sanders and Anna Haggerty, left, as group leader Hannah Wilson watches during a game of Park Ranger while attending the weeklong Discovery Southeast camp at Crystall Lake on Wednesday.
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.
Wingsuit fliers knew they were cheating death

...morning. Both wore skintight wingsuits with batwing sleeves and a flap between their legs. Neither deployed parachutes, Park ranger Scott Gediman said.At least five people have died in BASE jumping accidents in national parks since January 2014...
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Artists Selected for Chilkoot Trail Artist Residency

...Callaghan was born and raised in the southern Yukon and from the Eagle-Killerwhale Clan. Her time working as a park ranger on the Chilkoot Trail for Parks Canada and growing up on the Haines Road allowed her much time in the mountains where...
3 climbers with altitude sickness rescued high on Mount McKinley

...300-foot level of the 20,320-foot mountain when a park ranger and four volunteer patrollers encountered a Serbian climber...but none had called for it. All three survived because park ranger Tucker Chenoweth and his crew were at the right place...
Photo: Whale carcass discovered in Kodiak

A dead humpback whale lies Aug. 19 on the beach at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park in Kodiak. The 30-foot, 2-year-old whale was discovered Aug. 14 and has probably been dead for about four weeks, district park ranger Kevin Murphy said.
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...
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...
My Turn: Tongass Advisory Committee fails tourism

...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.
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...


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