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Board of Game approves changes to wounding loss for brown bears. Board closes Zarembo Island to elk hunting to allow transplanted herd to rebound. Pierson tells Sitka Chamber: Business and government must work together to grow economy. Reuben Yost appointed to serve part-time as Deputy Commissioner of Marine Transportation. Mandatory dockside fishing vessel safety checks postponed.
Thu Jan 17, 2013
A deer found with a wire around its neck near Sitka has was safely released by wildlife authorities late last week. But another deer may be suffering from the same -- possibly malicious -- predicament. Phil Mooney, a biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish & Game, successfully darted and tranquilized the adult doe near the Indian River Road on Friday (9-12-14). more