A new season of wildlife on Wednesdays

A new season of Wildlife Wednesdays, hosted by the Southeast chapter of the Alaska Wildlife Alliance, begins this month.First up and discussing how experiences with wildlife affect our creative process, both for nonfiction...
Wanda Jean Brown

...Montana. Wanda kept a journal of the drive describing towns, road conditions, multiple flat tires, engine break-downs, wildlife sightings, rustic lodging, a chance encounter meeting a couple in Canada that knew Milt's grandfather in CT, and the challenges...
Police & Fire for Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015 to transport a patient and flight crew from the hospital to the airport.Fishing violations? On Sept. 26, Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited four people for fishing in a closed area near the fish ladder at DIPAC. They were Robin Young, 56, and Jang...
Homeless man in Anchorage uses homemade spear to kill bear

...was legal under the state's defense of life and property law.Tandler was issued a $310 citation for negligent feeding of wildlife because food and garbage was present at the illegal camp site and that is what attracted the bears. The camp was already under...
Letter: Stricter rules needed for trapping

...There are countless stories of dogs, people and non-targeted wildlife being injured or killed by traps. This has to stop! Right...stand up and protect ourselves, our pets and our valuable wildlife!Michelle AndersonVeterinary technician, Juneau
Budget cuts could cost Alaska State Troopers a helicopter

...KTVA-TV reported."Overall it's about $250,000 per year for a helicopter to operate in Fairbanks," said Alaska Wildlife Trooper Maj. Bernard Chastain.Troopers have had to contract with outside companies for search and rescue missions both because...
Brooks Range pulsations: My own unsolved mystery

...This August, with my friend Ben Crozier, I returned to the Eastern Brooks Range to make a trek across the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Near the continental divide, I strained my ears hoping to hear the pulsations."Do you hear anything?" I asked...
Government wants protection restored for Utah prairie dogs

DENVER - A lawyer for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service told an appeals court Monday that a federal judge...Michigan.After Benson's decision was handed down, Utah wildlife authorities adopted a plan that has allowed some 2,500 animals...
Alaska Editorial: Slaughter of two dozen animals for ivory a callous, cowardly act

...population was estimated at 129,000 by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 2006, but because of the difficulty in counting...and its animals, not indiscriminate killers who deplete our wildlife resources for thrills or profit.
Shell move dims nation's oil prospects

...feared a spill in the harsh climate would be difficult to clean up and devastating to polar bears, walruses, seals and other wildlife.Shell persisted in hopes of finding a big new source of oil revenue and establishing expertise and a presence in the Arctic...


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