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Bjorn Dihle | For the Juneau Empire
A cow and calf caribou stand in Ekopuk Creek in the central Brooks Range.

Brooks Range pulsations: My own unsolved mystery

In August and September of 2010, during a long solitary trip across the Central and Western Brooks Range, I heard and felt mysterious pulsations.

Willow ptarmigan

One nice day in September, I walked with a few friends in a subalpine meadow of no-longer-blooming wildflowers with small shrub thickets scattered throughout. A subdued clucking sound in the brush caught our ears and we stopped to look.

Dirt Girl: Putting the bed to rest

Summer is over, and the clouds have closed in like a blizzard of rain. Now is the time to consider harvesting the last of your vegetables and to get your garden ready for winter.

A new season of wildlife on Wednesdays

A new season of Wildlife Wednesdays, hosted by the Southeast chapter of the Alaska Wildlife Alliance, begins this month. First up on Oct. 7 is a pair of Juneau Empire outdoors writers: freelancer Bjorn Dihle and, um, me.

Early closure to mountain goat hunting season

Biologists with the Alaska Department of Fish & Game in Douglas on Thursday announced an early closure to the mountain goat hunting season from Eagle Glacier and Eagle River to Sawmill Creek, part of Unit 1C. An aerial survey conducted...

Aramark contract renewed for Glacier Bay park

The National Park Service has selected Aramark Sports and Entertainment Services, LLC, to provide lodging, tour boat, food and beverage and other services under a new 10-year concession contract at Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.

NPS selects companies to offer exclusive tours

The National Park Service has selected the businesses that will provide exclusive tours in Glacier Bay beginning in the spring. Five-year concession contracts were awarded to four businesses: Alaska Dream Cruises, American Cruise Lines,...

Dockside safety exams encouraged before rule change

The U.S. Coast Guard is urging owners and operators of commercial fishing vessel to get a dockside safety exam before those examinations become mandatory for some vessels this month.

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