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Public meeting to discuss brown bear hunting closure scheduled

The United States Fish & Wildlife Service will hold a public meeting on Wednesday at the Soldotna Sports Center on Kalifornsky Beach Road from 6-9 p.m.
Hunters advised to know regulations before taking shot 2014. Since the start of the year human-caused brown bear mortality stood at 54, including five sows. The management...ahead before going out into the field, Lewis said. "Brown bear hunters have been doing a good job of being selective...
Pioneer Potluck: About the big brown bear in the blueberry patch

...steps farther into the blueberry bushes. I saw a movement again! I looked up to my right just in time to see a big brown bear stand up on his hind feet, stick his neck out, sniff with his head held high....probably thinking I was going...

...Hospital.Nelson said the idea for the study came from a report in a peer-reviewed journal of "first tool use" by a brown bear in Alaska."The bear was observed to pick up a rock or shell and use it to scratch his face," Nelson said. "Those...
Supporters gather at candle light vigil for missing family

...dedication when they brought guns with them on the search because they wanted to get into a dense wooded area where a brown bear was protecting a den. "They said, 'We're getting in their one way or another,'" he said. Katherine Covey...
Brown bear killed at Sterling residence

A Sterling man killed a 9-foot brown bear with a pistol after the bear attempted...3:30 a.m. to the sound of a brown bear knocking on his house on Bunno be eye-level with a 9-foot brown bear looking at him through the dinning...
Fish and Wildlife proposes brown bear hunt closure on refuge

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday announced a proposed temporary closure of sport hunting of brown bears on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge.
JBER soldier attacked by bear

...treated for puncture wounds and lacerations after the mauling Sunday at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. The female brown bear was defending her two young cubs, base officials said.Wendeborn's injuries are not life-threatening, National...
Redoubt Bay Lodge employee prevents bear mauling

...anglers reluctantly did so. Less than one minute later, right where one of the anglers had been standing, a mother brown bear and her cubs burst out of the brush as they raced forward to catch salmon. Had the anglers not already vacated the site...
Kenai Golf Report: Walker Cup looms

...participated in this worthwhile event and many thanks to Tesoro/United Way for putting on a great golf tournament. The Brown Bear Tournament under the direction of Nate Kiel and sponsored by Stanley Ford, was held this past Sunday at the Kenai Golf...


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