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Wildlife troopers cite Nome woman in musk ox death

...locally. The large shaggy animals have killed or injured pets and damaged propertyAttempted deterrents have included rubber bullets, bear decoys and bear urine, but those have proven unsuccessful.Alaska Department of Fish and Game Biologist Tony...
Got unwanted musk oxen? Try bear urine to ward them off

...homeowner chasing them with a pickup after the animals tried to ram a dog pen.Wildlife officials have tried shooting rubber bullets at the musk oxen and setting off fireworks, but the only thing that seems to provide temporary relief is moving them...
Rocks, tear gas fly as Thai protests heat up

...Thursday, as the country's festering political crisis again flared into violence.Officers fired tear gas and rubber bullets toward protesters trying to force their way into a sports stadium where candidates were gathering to draw lots for...
Protests continue in Venezuela

...and rocks and blocked streets with flaming barricades of trash. Troops and police have responded with tear gas, rubber bullets and blasts from water cannons - as well as raids by gun-firing men on motorcycle.Jose Leon, a 20-year-old...
Alaska Editorial: Living in bear country

...necessary. There have been nine bears killed in defense of life and property this year, and Kenai police report using rubber bullets to haze a bear away from a neighborhood recently.First and foremost, if you're out and about for a walk or a...
Kodiak steps up bear safety for Halloween

...addition to denying bears food by using the new trash bins, public safety officers have stepped up hazing efforts with rubber bullets and flashbang hand grenades.The other two steps of the plan are public awareness and killing any bears that threaten...
Brazil beats Spain 3-0 to win Confed. Cup

...deflect the ball over the crossbar.There were protests outside the stadium during the match, with police using rubber bullets and tear gas to keep demonstrators from getting too close. A wave of anti-government protests has swept across...
One solution to the wolf problem - bean the lamebrains

...conditioning is definitely the answer to solving the wolf problem at the Mendenhall Glacier. A few well-placed rubber bullets or bean bags should send the right message to the lamebrains who deliberately encourage their dogs to approach the...
Empire editorial: No call for killing the black wolf

...routinely stalk and prey on pets is overkill. Nonetheless, Fish and Game's plan to harass the wolf and shoot it with rubber bullets makes sense. Obviously the wolf has lost too much of its natural fear of humans. Wolves historically have not posed...
Woman cited for attracting bears

...first showed up in Two Rivers in early July and over three weeks visited several dog lots in search of food. Using rubber bullets, biologists made repeated unsuccessful attempts to dissuade the bears from entering dog lots. The bears disappeared...


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