SITKA, ALASKA Heavy snows have hit Northern Southeast Alaska, fulfilling a weather forecast that earlier this month prompted the state Department of Fish and Game to close down the winter doe hunt throughout much of the region. And the subsistence hunt may follow.
ADF&G closes doe season in Northern Southeast Alaska
The Forest Service temporarily closed the artesian well for system inspection last Wednesday (1-21-15). District Ranger Perry Edwards says the water was always safe to drink. The problem was that it was coming out too slowly. more