Home » Archives by category » Outdoors (Page 2)

100 Alaska firefighters to help in California

100 Alaska firefighters to help in CaliforniaAnother 100 firefighters from Alaska are headed to the Lower 48 to battle wildfires.

Past derby scholarship winner gives back

Past derby scholarship winner gives backJonathan Gunstrom is the dock foreman in Douglas. He and his crew volunteer 12-14 hours each day

High-tech bird decoy fools flycatchers

High-tech bird decoy fools flycatchersJulie Hagelin needed a fake bird. She found one in an unexpected place.

Gardentalk – Alder trimming and reuse

Gardentalk – Alder trimming and reuseAfter trimming the alder in your yard properly, you can use leftover branches for a trellis, mulch, or chips for your smoker

Coast Guard searches for missing boater

The Coast Guard says it's searching for a missing boater in southeast Alaska waters.

U.S. Coast Guard investigates whale watching captain

U.S. Coast Guard investigates whale watching captainA blood alcohol level of .04 percent is the legal limit for operating a commercial vehicle.

Damaged navigational marker replaced near Petersburg

Damaged navigational marker replaced near PetersburgA damaged navigational marker just outside Petersburg’s ferry terminal has been replaced.

New geotags to shed light on Auklet migrations

New geotags to shed light on Auklet migrationsEvery summer, thousands of tiny auklets flock to the Aleutian Islands to nest. But scientists don’t know where the seabirds go in the winter.

Why the FAA is paying for new Juneau hiking trails

Why the FAA is paying for new Juneau hiking trailsFAA grant money paid a safer airport runway, and in the process, land preservation likely to lead to new hiking trails in Juneau.

Local whale watching captain nabbed for driving boat intoxicated

Local whale watching captain nabbed for driving boat intoxicatedA breath sample revealed his blood alcohol level to be .115 percent.