21st eagle festival brings eagles, photographers, dancers together

...redesigned aviaries -- and it certainly didn't stop the eagles.This year, Pam Randles and her young "eagle," she said. The biggest highlight every year is the eagle release, she said. This year, they released two eagles...
Sea chanteys add high note to WhaleFest's tall ship, the sailing barque Eagle."I was a fresh Iowa farm boy on the sea, we did a number of courses on the Eagle," Moore said. "On the second or third cruise we had a chanteyman. The first time we set sail he started making noise...
On the Trails: Magpies

...indigestible bits in pellets. When an eagle holds down a salmon on the shore, magpies team up to rob it: one magpie tweaks the eagle's tail feathers, while another one snags a chunk of salmon.These are black-billed magpies (Pica pica). The species...
21st annual Bald Eagle Fest runs Nov. 9-15 in Haines

...Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve. Daily buses and vans will take attendees to the preserve to witness the annual "Gathering of the Eagles." At this time of year up to 3,000-4,000 eagles can be found in the preserve feeding on a late run of salmon...
Former Sealaska CEO dies at age 68

...death of former president and CEO Robert Loescher.The news was delivered by email Friday afternoon. Loescher was of the Eagle moiety from the Chookeneidi clan. He was 68 years old.Loescher joined Sealaska's natural resources department in...
Empire Editorial: Feed the eagles, not the rabbits

...humans. Rabbits are notorious for spreading disease. If you're going to do anything, trap them in live traps (ADFG and GHS have loaner traps available) and take them to Fish and Game. In the end, feed the eagles and not the rabbits.
November First Friday Art Walk

...Soboleff Building for First Friday. Artists will include John Hagen, Renee Culp, Selena Beierly and Mary Folletti, and the Eagle Raven Dancers will perform in Shuka Hit - the clan house. During the First Friday reception, SHI will offer free admission...
First Lady adopted into Tlingit clan

...Olson of the Wooshkeetaan clan.Gov. Walker was adopted into the Tlingit Kaagwaantaan Clan in April, making him part of the Eagle moiety. The First Lady is of the opposite moiety, a Raven, following Tlingit tradition for marriage partners.Earlier...
'Hard Rock Miners' sculptor dies in Oregon erect that thing and hoped the holes were in the right places," she said.Way also supervised the installation of the Eagle Tree in the Alaska State Museum. That permanent exhibit inspired a replica that has a place of pride in the State Library...
Shaky Pats come back to top Jets, still unbeaten

...touchdowns for Carolina, which has won a franchise-record 10 straight regular-season games dating to last season.The Eagles (3-4) were only able to convert three interceptions by Newton into six points. The Panthers held Sam Bradford to...
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