Sitkans help give soldiers survival lessons

A group of soldiers recently learned how to survive in the wilds of Southeast Alaska, with training by local experts ? some with thousands of years of experience to call on.A group of about...
Arrieta, Cubs silence Pirates to win NL wild card

...Cubs rolled to a 4-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates in the NL wild-card game on Wednesday night.Arrieta struck out 11 without...the Pirates also were shut out on four hits at home in the wild-card game, losing to San Francisco.The bearded, 29-year-old...
Not For Web
Activation dust

...drawn to, almost addicted to, exploring wild and remote places on foot. Running up...ability as a runner as a way to get out into wild, scenic, and remote places as often as possible...contributor at "Running Wild" will appear in the Juneau Empire every...
Off the Beaten Path: Alaska blueberry tales

The other day I made an expedition into the Alaskan wilds in search of the wily and sometimes dangerous blueberry. I rounded up Fenrir, an eight-week-old female golden retriever my...
Groups signal plan to sue over effort to save bull trout

...Endangered Species Act, the groups Alliance for the Wild Rockies and Friends of the Wild Swan said in a notice Wednesday to Interior Secretary...Garrity, executive director of Alliance for the Wild Rockies. "They're lowering the bar so they can...
Nation and World
Northern bog lemmings at cliff's edge?

...entirely on the information in the petition that asked for listing, Gifford wrote. In the case of the Northern Bog Lemming, Wild Earth Guardians filed the petition in 2014.In a release, Taylor Jones, the endangered species advocate who co-wrote the...
Police euthanize bear after it was hit by car

...its orphaned cubs were found in nearby trees and were euthanized by Fish and Game, who said the cubs would not survive in the wild without their mother."It's not an unusual occurrence," Campbell said, of black bears being struck by cars. "It's...
What's happening this week

...students. Details: Wildlife Wednesday: Our Wild Heritage, 7-8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 7, Thunder Mountain High School library 2nd floor. This season's first presenters...
Astros defeat Yankees, advance to ALDS

...three-hit ball. Colby Rasmus and Carlos Gomez homered, and the Astros beat the Yankees 3-0 Tuesday night in the American League wild-card game."Nobody really gave us anything at the start of the year. And I don't think anybody gave us a shot at the end...
Not For Web
Split decision in water reservation case

...with the decision, the department "is saying that a potential coal strip mine is more valuable to the public than protecting wild salmon habitat.""This decision doesn't do enough to protect fish in the Chuitna River because it doesn't keep water flowing...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback