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Conservation groups file suit over Big Thorne sale

Conservation groups file suit over Big Thorne saleConservation groups that threatened to sue the U.S. Forest Service over the Big Thorne Timber Sale have followed through.

So far, southeast Alaska deer season going well

So far, southeast Alaska deer season going wellThe population of black-tailed deer in southeast Alaska appears to have rebounded from harsh winters years ago, and the hunting is going well.

4 critically injured in North Slope plane crash

4 critically injured in North Slope plane crashAlaska State Troopers say that four people were critically injured in a plane crash Sunday near the summit of Atigun Pass in the northern part of the state.

Gardentalk – Take back your lawn

Gardentalk – Take back your lawnHow to re-purpose your grass lawn into providing more space for growing flowers and vegetables

Alaska student journeys home by foot and kayak

Alaska student journeys home by foot and kayakIf you’re boating between Ketchikan and Gustavus in the next few weeks, keep an eye out for Zachary Brown.

Forest Service upholds Big Thorne decision

Forest Service upholds Big Thorne decisionThe U.S. Forest Service issued its Final Supplemental Information Report for the Big Thorne Timber Sale this week, upholding its Record of Decision.

Alaska fire officials urge hunting fire safety

Alaska fire officials urge hunting fire safetyAlaska fire managers are urging hunters to use caution with campfires and other possible triggers of wildfires, such as motorized equipment.

An archaeologist’s field guide to coffee cans

An archaeologist’s field guide to coffee cansHills Bros. coffee was so popular in Alaska it inspired a local archaeologist to produce a field guide, the “Hills Bros. Coffee Can Chronology.”

Man dies after boat explosion, fall into water

Man dies after boat explosion, fall into waterA 55-year-old man died near Dillingham after an explosion on his boat knocked him into the water.

King salmon trolling ends on slow note

King salmon trolling ends on slow noteAfter an unprecedented two extensions, the summer king salmon season for trollers in Southeast is over.