Category: Outdoors

Predatory bears

Wildlife authorities in Alaska’s largest city were Monday searching for a wounded black bear believed to be involved in a deadly, Sunday attack on a 16-year-old runner. The body of Patrick Cooper […]

State of the kings

For the first time in years, king salmon are showing signs of making a stronger return to the vast wilderness surrounding Alaska’s urban heartland. While Panhandle runs continue to struggle, kings to […]

Danger city

As details emerge about a Wednesday grizzly bear attack that injured three people only about a dozen miles from downtown Anchorage, it is beginning to look like one of those chance meetings […]

Another fish fight

The Alaska Outdoor Council, the 49th state’s largest outdoor organization, says it’s mad as hell and not going to take it anymore. The problem? A decision by Alaska Republican Senators Lisa Murkowski […]

The killing season

CHITINA – By late afternoon Wednesday, the winds funneling out of Wood Canyon to the south of the Chitina-McCarthy bridge were driving a Sahara-Desert-style sandstorm across the exposed sandbars off the low […]