Park halts cable project

...maintain its natural, cultural and scenic values."State parks, particularly marine parks, the Legislature said at...allows the parks division to approve a cable through a state park."There would be no way for us to authorize that in...
November First Friday Art Walk

...were chosen for this experience, sponsored by Alaska State Parks, from a nationwide application process. Each will donate one piece of art to the State Parks collection.Vinsel will exhibit watercolors painted on...
Poems in Place dedication events scheduled

...for permanent installment in two state parks.Juneau writer Aleria Jensen is...12 p.m.. Saturday Sept. 12, State Park Headquarters. Leslie Leyland Fields...30 p.m.. Saturday Sept. 12, State Park Headquarters. Meet at State Park...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...hope an Alaska natural gasline project and resource development will be talking points as well. Alaska isn't one big state park and cannot afford to be treated as such through federal overreach. Thumbs down to tangled whales. These giants of the...
Time to hang up the running shoes? Not just yet

...autumn running bliss you might want to consider heading up north for either the 28-mile Kesugi Ridge Traverse in Denali State Park on September 12 or the Equinox Marathon in Fairbanks on September 19. Both races have spaces available, and both of them...
Forest Service considers cabin fee hikes in Chugach, Tongass

...higher fees are needed to keep the cabins maintained and are in line with similar increases implemented by the Alaska State Parks system at its cabins.The deadline to offer comments is Nov. 10.For more details on the proposal or to offer comments...
3 plead guilty in murder-for-hire plot

...bludgeoning Clarke to death, prosecutors said. Suckow told investigators they buried Clarke's body at a nearby state park, but the body has yet to be found, according to court records.Henrikson, who is accused of masterminding the slayings...
Nation and World
My Turn: Murkowski: President's Alaska goal should be partnership

...economy and protecting our lands are not mutually exclusive goals. For example, Alaska boasts the nation's largest state park system, and has been safely providing the nation with oil from Prudhoe Bay for four decades.What Alaskans want from...
Officials probing deadly circus tent collapse

...said.Powerful thunderstorms also swept through southern New England. In Rhode Island, falling trees at Burlingame State Park struck campers or their tents, leaving at least nine people with minor injuries. The storms also caused numerous power...
Not For Web
Alaska Science Forum: Ancient pike found in Interior lake mud

...have found recurring evidence of ancient Alaskans on old sand dunes rimming the lake. Quartz Lake is part of the Alaska State Park system and state workers stock it with rainbow trout, Arctic char and silver salmon. Northern pike lived in the lake...


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