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Before Technology, Bull Moose Came to the Aid of the Lost

This article was first published on Aug. 2, 2004 in the New Hampshire Union Leader.

WATERVILLE VALLEY – In the midst of the mountainside search for two Massachusetts teenagers missing earlier this month, a startling, if not preternatural, sound erupted from the dense forest off Tripoli Road. 864 more words

North Country History

The late arrivals

The rains came to Alaska’s Matanuska-Susitna rivers valley over the weekend. The water in local creeks and rivers rose. And the coho salmon, notorious for sprinting from the oceans to the mountains when the weather Gods signal, finally came. 664 more words


Mat-Su coho struggle

No sooner does one Cook Inlet salmon crisis pass than another erupts. This times its coho salmon in the spotlight.

Little Susitna River guide Andy Couch said Wednesday he felt like he’d been kicked in the teeth by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game after seeing the big coho catch in the Monday opening of the commercial drift gillnet fishery in upper Cook Inlet.  1,561 more words


Civilization kills

A massive grizzly bear sow with two young cubs that had been roaming neighborhoods near Service High School on the Anchorage Hillside is dead.

Officials of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game decided she posed too great a risk to public safety and killed her earlier this month, agency spokesman Ken Marsh said. 1,098 more words


Killer bear dead

The bear that killed 16-year-old runner Patrick “Jack” Cooper is believed to be among one of four bears the Alaska Department of Fish and Game shot and killed in the Chugach Mountains southeast of Anchorage on Tuesday evening. 459 more words


Bear mauls three

A chance and yet predictable encounter between a grizzly bear sow and a group of young Alaskans along the edge of the state’s largest urban area sent three juveniles to the hospital on Wednesday afternoon. 984 more words


So many kings

With the commercial catch of king salmon off the mouth of the Copper River steadily growing, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game has gone all in on the idea that a… 612 more words