Alaska Department of Fish & Game biologist Stephen Bethune says killing dogs is “a line that bears are not allowed to cross.”
The federal subsistence board approved a special hunting request on Monday that permits the Organized Village of Kake to harvest deer or moose out of season.
A decades old debate is gaining traction over the stability of Sitka’s herring population.
The man ran “waving and jumping” up to the weir gate, trying to get the attention of a sow with cubs.
Fish and Game announced Friday that there will be no second king opening in August. It will be only the third summer in fifteen years without an August opening.
“If they were really as violent as some people believe, we’d have a lot more people taking beds at the community hospital.”
Randy Bates has been removed from his position as habitat director, and the new administration wants to reevaluate the state’s approach to land management.
Yet another musk ox attack over the weekend has left dog owners aggravated, while Nome residents and wildlife officials dispute who is responsible for coming up with a solution to the problem.
Biologists tracking bears near Mendenhall Glacier this morning came across a fish dump at the end of Valley Boulevard.
The Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery had its third opening Wednesday, concentrated in the waters just south of downtown.