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On the Trails: Midwinter rambles

...bridges under which to lurk). Most wildlife tracks had been smothered by new snowfall, although a few hare and porcupine trails were just barely discernible.It was a thoroughly enjoyable excursion, nonetheless. We greatly appreciated a group...
Forests sit silent as residents prep for spring arrival

...the meadows was trouble-free. A light fall of snow rapidly covered a few sets of ptarmigan tracks, but the many porcupine trails were still evident. In the forest things have been quiet. A few chickadees flit here and there, a flock of redpolls...
Man pinned beneath snowmachine, dies

...beneath his overturned snowmachine. Alaska State troopers say Rick Markee was snowmachining Saturday night near the Porcupine Trail about 20 miles north of Haines when he lost control of the machine. He became stuck beneath the snowmachine and suffocated...
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Wasilla man suspected in killing shoots self

...Zagars. Kip Haas said Zagars and the suspect argued over the Zagars' dog. Peters said officers believed the suspect was alone in his home during the standoff. The home was on East Porcupine Trail near Wasilla-Fishhook and Seldon roads.


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