The CorvidEYE

Eye of the black-tail

A trail camera captured this image of a big 3-pointer somewhere near Sitka on Friday. (Hugh Bevan photo)


Former city administrator and avid outdoorsman Hugh Bevan captured this image of a Sitka black-tailed deer on his trail camera. The camera uses motion-sensing technology to snap the shutter. Bevan plans to return to this undisclosed location to try and call in the buck — but that’s all. “He’s too far from the boat for me to want to carry!”

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Mark Gorman. (KCAW photo/Robert Woolsey)
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An architect's rendering of the renovated Harrigan Centennial Hall (Courtesy of McCool Carlson Green)
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