It’s been a year since Fortress of the Bear invited two orphaned bear cubs into the enormous cement tank it has adapted into a wildlife exhibit. Recently, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game utilized the Fortress cubs to help solve a field research dilemma. Reporter Andi McDaniel brings us this report on how the mission—and reputation—of the Fortress is progressing.Read More
Month: July 2008
The Federal Subsistence Board has rejected a challenge to Sitka’s subsistence status brought by a statewide sportsman’s advocacy group.
The board on Tuesday (7-29-08) announced that the Alaska Outdoor Council’s “request for reconsideration” of Sitka’s rural determination did not meet the threshold for action on the issue.
Petersburg resident Steven Samuelson is challenging incumbent Peggy Wilson for the republican party nomination to District 2 in the Alaska House of Representatives.
House District 2 represents Sitka, Petersburg, Wrangell, Pelican, and surrounding communities.
KCAWs Andi McDaniel attended a recent Saturday work party at Stratton Library, to find out what happens when the oldest college library in Alaska shuts its doors.Read More