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Exhibits at the Anchorage Museum

...consistently one of the 10 least-visited national parks. "Arctic Desert," featuring images taken by the National Park Service, is a photographic exploration of this rarely seen phenomenon, located above the Arctic Circle in northwestern Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-28/exhibits-anchorage-museum
Art
Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

...still working to identify the bodies, but the National Park Service believes they were members of the same party that went...lower a mountaineering ranger down to the glacier.Park Service rangers with radios positioned themselves in safe areas...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-21/bodies-3-climbers-retrieved-mount-raini
State
Southeast Unplugged

...Communications to add another branch.Laying additional cable through Cross Sound may raise the ire of the National Park Service. The NorthStar cable runs through the southern portion of Glacier Bay National Park, and park administrators were...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-17/southeast-unplugged
State | Local
Parnell signs resolution opposing Beringia park

...though locals want the road to improve access between the village of King Cove and an airport at Cold Bay.The National Park Service in February sent a letter noting what it called factual errors and mistaken assumptions in Giessel's resolution...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-17/parnell-signs-resolution-opposing-berin
State
Mat-Su man dies after being thrown from packraft

...accident in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park.National Park Service officials in a release identified the victim as Rob...Kehrer's hometown wasn't immediately known, but the park service said he was from the Matanuska-Susitna Borough.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-12/mat-su-man-dies-after-being-thrown-pack
State
At Wrangell, the cause for a grin is a bear

...Bearfest topic, "Bears and People," attracted experts from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Forest Service, Park Service, professors and researchers."For them, it's a chance to talk to the public," Ettefagh said.There are plenty...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-30/wrangell-cause-grin-bear
Local
Denali planning for temporary ban on pet goats

...regional office of the National Park Service, said pets generally are allowed...like trail systems.Since the park service doesn't define pets by individual...he's still disappointed in the park service response."I live down here...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-29/denali-planning-temporary-ban-pet-goats
State
Prospectus Solicits Proposals for Operation of Glacier Bay Lodge and Tour Vessel Services

The National Park Service has released a prospectus soliciting proposals for the Glacier Bay Lodge concession operation in Glacier Bay National Park and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-24/prospectus-solicits-proposals-operation
Local
Oral history being recorded from the Upper Kobuk

...39,942 grant from the National Park Service Historic Preservation Fund."The National Parks Service distributes these grants to Indian...culture, and tradition," said park service spokesman Mike Litterst.For Ambler...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-04/oral-history-being-recorded-upper-kobuk
State
Glacier Bay gull egg legislation signed into law

...release this week from the National Park Service.The legislation was signed July 25. Both the National Park Service and the Hoonah Indian Association...Migratory Bird Treaty Act and National Park Service regulations, according to the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-01/glacier-bay-gull-egg-legislation-sig
Outdoors

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