Trump administration plan to scrap hunting rules condemned as ‘new low’

Proposal would repeal Obama-era rules that outlaw shooting of bear cubs and other controversial hunting practises in Alaska The Trump administration is attempting to repeal a rule that outlaws the shooting of bear cubs, use of dogs and bait to hunt bears, and killing caribou from motorboats in Alaska’s federal wildlife refuges. The proposal would […]

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Trump opens protected Alaskan Arctic refuge to petroleum drillers

The Bureau of Land Management will offer leases to the 1.6 m-acre coastal plain which is home to threatened polar bears The Trump administration is finalizing plans to allow oil and gas drilling in a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge that has been protected for decades. The Bureau of Land Management( BLM) will […]

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Trump administration plan to scrap hunting regulations denounced as ‘new low’

Proposal would repeal Obama-era rules that prohibit shooting of bear cubs and other controversial hunting practises in Alaska The Trump administration is attempting to repeal a rule that outlaws the shooting of bear cubs, use of dogs and bait to hunt bears, and killing caribou from motorboats in Alaska’s federal wildlife refuges. The proposal would […]

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Trump’s self-financed campaign charms Super Tuesday voters in Alaska

With 28 delegates to the Republican National Convention, Alaska has as much say in picking the Republican nominee as does Oregon Its racing season in Nome, Alaska. Last week, Arne Handelands home hosted a team of snowmobile racers in the 2,000-mile Iron Dog. Next week, hell welcome dog mushers and fans of the thousand-mile Iditarod […]

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Does North Korea’s latest rocket exam have Alaskans frets?

Experts fear that Tuesdays launch demonstrates Alaska is within the regimes firing range, but many locals say their concerns are closer to home Alaskas leaders say North Koreas test of intercontinental missiles demonstrates the necessity of achieving beefed-up missile defense in this frontier state. Thats the politicians, anyway. Many Alaskans say theyre more worried about […]

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Taking back control: how a remote island in Alaska tackled domestic abuse

Generations of sustained traumas haunt the Aleut Community of St Paul Island, but shelters, social workers and programs aim to help When Stacy Bourdukofsky’s abusive ex-husband touched down on the small island where they live to stand trial for strangling his girlfriend and whacking a human in the head with a bat, she was waiting […]

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Boy, 11, shoots charging bear to save fishing party in Alaska

Elliot Clark was strolling through woods with three family members and three puppies when the bear charged them Quick action from an 11 -year-old boy saved a fishing party from a charging brown bear, Alaska state troopers said. Elliot Clark was walking through the woods near Game Creek with three family members and three dogs […]

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A new Titanic? US and Canada prepare for worst as luxury Arctic cruise defines sail

Coast guard officers are training for catastrophe as melting sea ice opens up Northwest Passage letting liner to cruise with 1,700 from Alaska to New York On 13 April, coast guard officials from the US and Canada will develop for a cruise ship tragedy: a mass rescue from a luxury liner on its maiden voyage […]

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