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State seeking contractor to operate Sitka area state parks

...park facilities are located in the following units: Baranof Castle Hill State Historical Site, Halibut Point State Recreation Site and Old Sitka State Historical Park. A copy of the bid packet and permit application is available online at http...
Lena Beach improvements could include the return of king salmon to the area

...over," Grossman said. "We look forward to hearing what they think of this third alternative. This is primarily a recreation site for locals. That's definitely how we want to fix it up - to be attractive and more useful for locals."Send comments...
Poems in Place opens submission period Feb. 1

...In 2014, poems were installed at Independence Mine State Historical Park, near Palmer and Lake Aleknagik State Recreation Site, near Dillingham. With this third and final year of the project, there will be a poem in each of the seven regions...
Tis the season to harvest that holiday tree

...with a maximum height of 15 feet.If you cut your tree on city land, make sure that land is not used as a park, recreation site, scenic corridor, school, residential subdivision, public facility, or a muskeg where trees have difficulty growing...
East Hatcher Pass Management Area closed to snowmobiles

...sufficient to protect underlying vegetation.The west side of Hatcher Pass, including that portion of Summit Lake State Recreation Site west of the pass, will remain open to snowmobiles; however, conditions are considered poor on that side, as well...
Empire Editorial: Help keep USFS on the right trail to success

...road of watermelon-sized potholes.But we're just getting started.There's lots to improve at these popular recreation sites. Few will debate that point. What may be a point of contention is how to improve these in-demand areas. Should...
Poems in Place submissions deadline extended through April 30

...system in the coming years. Poems submitted this year will be considered for placement in two parks: Aleknagik State Recreation Site/Wood Tikchik State Park, near Dillingham, and Independence Mine State Historical Park, near Palmer.The first...
BLM announces Fee-Free Days for 2015

...Veteran's Day, on Tuesday, Nov. 11.Site-specific standard amenity and individual day-use fees at BLM recreation sites and areas will be waived for the specified dates. Other fees, such as overnight camping, cabin rentals and group...
Ketchikan State Parks Advisory Board recruiting new members

...release stated.State parks in the Ketchikan area include Settlers Cove State Recreation Site, Totem Bight State Historical Site, Refuge Cove State Recreation Site, Grindall Island State Marine Park & public use cabin, Black Sands Beach/Blank...
Poems in Place project invites Alaskan poets to submit work for Alaska's State Parks

...seeking poems written by Alaskan writers to be considered for placement in two Alaska State Parks: Aleknagik State Recreation Site/Wood Tikchik State Park, near Dillingham, and Independence Mine State Historical Park, near Palmer. The project...


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