Residents should not leave food outside. If approached by a wolf, hikers and cross-country skiers can make noise to warn it away, instead of turning their back and running away. Dog walkers should keep their dog on a leash so any wolves do not see it as a territorial threat.
A pair of Sitka adventurers has just wrapped up a six-year odyssey in their own backyard. Eric Speck and Dan Evans are likely the first people to walk the length of Baranof Island, north-to-south. They did the trip in segments — hiking a total of 32 days — through some of the most rugged terrain on the planet.
The board heard roughly 70 proposals and a little over a dozen passed. It also updated rules around the use of electronic devices in hunting, things like game cameras that can now transmit real-time images to cell phones.