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Warm weather prompts weekday closure of Eaglecrest Ski Area

Warm weather prompts weekday closure of Eaglecrest Ski AreaEaglecrest Ski Area is closed today and tomorrow due to warm weather and rain.

Public meeting tonight on proposed Mendenhall Glacier fee increase

Public meeting tonight on proposed Mendenhall Glacier fee increaseThe U.S. Forest Service is proposing a fee increase at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center starting with the 2016 tourist season.

Habitat director out, as Walker administration shifts approach to permitting

Habitat director out, as Walker administration shifts approach to permittingRandy Bates has been removed from his position as habitat director, and the new administration wants to reevaluate the state’s approach to land management.

Alaska Board of Game tackles Southeast proposals

Alaska Board of Game tackles Southeast proposalsThe state Board of Game is holding its regional meeting in Juneau this week.

State game board to review deer seasons, limits for Sitka

State game board to review deer seasons, limits for SitkaThe State Board of Game met this weekend in Juneau to consider a number of proposed changes to Southeast hunting regulations.

Haines hunting guide sentenced for Lacey Act violation

John Katzeek was ordered to serve 4 years probation, and pay a $2,000 fine plus $1,500 restitution.

Low snow slashes Eaglecrest staff hours

Low snow slashes Eaglecrest staff hoursOnly half of the expected employees at the Eaglecrest Ski Area have been able to fill out their time cards this winter.

Black Bear Chair to run on Thursday

Black Bear Chair to run on Thursday "We didn’t want to send people up there for an experience that was simply not enjoyable," says General Manager Matt Lillard.

USFS proposes floating dock at Anan Observatory

USFS proposes floating dock at Anan ObservatoryThe U.S. Forest Service is taking public comments on a proposal to build a floating dock at the Anan Wildlife Observatory.

Waiting for snow, and helping Mother Nature

Waiting for snow, and helping Mother NatureEaglecrest Ski Area managers turn on the snow-making guns to make a base.