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Damaged Shell icebreaker arrives in Oregon for repairs

...its Arctic offshore drilling project after it's repaired.The damaged ship, a 380-foot icebreaker, arrived at a Swan Island dry dock about 3 a.m. Saturday. The icebreaker is a key part of Shell's exploration and spill-response plan...
Let's keep it ethical

I am a hunter, but I am opposed to opening Swan Cove and Swan Island to brown bear hunting. Therefore I was pleased when the local advisory committee voted not to recommend the action at the upcoming...
In The Crosshairs

...Board of Game added Swan Cove, Swan Island, Windfall Harbor, and Windfall...public, asks to open Swan Cove and Swan Island to both fall and spring brown bear...problem. "If you open Swan Cove and Swan Island to hunting there will not be much...
Residents protest brown bear hunts near Pack Creek

...permit hunting in Swan Cove and on Swan Island. Most proposal opponents were...said that hunting Swan Cove and Swan Island bears that have become accustomed...obtained, believed the Swan Cove and Swan Island areas have historically been bear...
Killing male bears reduces cub viability

...of female bears. It is known that many of the Pack Creek bears also use the nearby Swan Cove area. If Swan Cove and Swan Island is opened to bear hunting, the mortality rate of resident male bears near Pack Creek will increase. That is likely...
Game Board to decide on bear hunting

...popular tourist destination during the summer months. The proposals, 13 and 15, would allow hunting on Swan Cove and Swan Island and the area adjacent to the creek. A vocal opposition worries that bears accustomed to humans at the viewing site...
Juneau game designer uses Alaska as inspiration

...Frank Palmer. At night, they'd sit around playing games. ``After two years of them yelling at me in our cabin on Swan Island, we got it worked out,'' Bertholl said. For his first creation, ``Up and Down the River,'' Bertholl invented...
Pack Creek travel options from frugal to fancy

...low tides. Boaters also can visit the lesser-known and less-restricted bear-viewing areas nearby. Swan Cove, Swan Island, Windfall Harbor and Windfall Island all have been closed to bear hunting since 1984, and bears frequent the streams...
Critics aim at bid to open bear hunting

...reconsidered for hunting - Swan Cove and Swan Island. Opponents of closures in hunters at Swan Cove and on Swan Island. "There have been various studies...reminded that opening Swan Cove and Swan Island to bear hunting "is not a done...
Beat the Board of Game at its own game If passed, the proposals would open Swan Cove and Swan Island, which are adjacent to Pack Creek, to bear hunting...public outcry and opposition. As a result, Swan Cove and Swan Island have remained closed for the last 22 years. Once again...


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