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Skagway gets postal assistance

...region responsible for Alaska."I was just down there today, and I would concur with that," said Skagway City Manager Tom Smith.City residents began complaining of delayed deliveries a couple of months ago when the short-handed Skagway Post Office...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-07-25/skagway-gets-postal-assistance
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Preliminary study shows bells may not ward off bears

...work the way we think they do? Though he emphasizes that it's too soon to draw any broad or definitive conclusions, Tom Smith of the U.S. Geological Survey's Alaska Science Center has tested a group of brown bears that seemed to pay bells...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061900/Loc_bars.html
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...work the way we think they do? Though he emphasizes that it's too soon to draw any broad or definitive conclusions, Tom Smith of the U.S. Geological Survey's Alaska Science Center has tested a group of brown bears that seemed to pay bells...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061900/Loc_bars.shtml
Skagway's wastewater gets federal attention

...Clean Air Act and hazardous waste lists public.Skagway was surprised to find itself on the list, said city manager Tom Smith."As far as I know we have pretty good relations with the EPA," Smith said.EPA's interest in the city, however...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-12-01/skagways-wastewater-gets-federal-attent
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Pepper spray: Use the right kind, practice

...Yellowstone region and in Alaska, bear pepper spray has a better success rate than firearms, according to research by Tom Smith of Brigham Young University and the U.S. Fish Wildlife Service. With firearms, the problem usually isn't the rifle...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041507/out_20070415002.shtml
Outdoors
Mountain lion trapped near Wrangell

...mountain lion population in northern British Columbia is stable and small, probably with no more than 20 animals, said Tom Smith, a wildlife officer with the B.C. Ministry of Environment. It's not legal to hunt mountain lions in northern British...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030899/Loc_lion.html
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...mountain lion population in northern British Columbia is stable and small, probably with no more than 20 animals, said Tom Smith, a wildlife officer with the B.C. Ministry of Environment. It's not legal to hunt mountain lions in northern British...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030899/Loc_lion.shtml
Two people killed in bear attack in Katmai

...Treadwell would be killed by a bear. "We all had grave concerns about what Timothy Treadwell was doing," Fowler said. Tom Smith, a research ecologist with the Alaska Science Center of the U.S. Geological Service, visited Katmai several years...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100803/sta_bear.shtml
News
Running through bear country

...contact if you just stand still. Black bears are not mini brown bears. When Herrero and Brigham Young University professor Tom Smith analyzed "A Century of Bear-Human Conflict in Alaska," they found the top reason for confrontation was surprise...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041507/out_20070415001.shtml
Outdoors
Was Calif. bear advocate naturalist or 'con man?'

...are bears, and the sooner we treat them as bears instead of humans in a bear suit it will be less dangerous," said Tom Smith, a biologist at the Alaska Science Center. Critics said Treadwell's lifestyle could encourage copycats who would enter...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010504/sta_bear.shtml
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