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Hunters speak out against proposed refuge brown bear closure

...Wednesday about the proposed closure of brown bear hunting on the Kenai National Wildlife...refuge manager Andy Loranger said the brown bear population has declined 18 estimate the peninsula-wide brown bear population at 582. Using a model...
Brown Bears 2014-15 season preview: Organization seeks win in playoff series

...said. "There will be a transition this year, and now it's our turn to teach the rookies."A big part of being a Brown Bear is the unique rivalry with the Ice Dogs."It may be the best rivalry in the North American Hockey League," Beauparlant...
Brown bear hunting on refuge closed

...levels of human-caused mortality of brown bears in 2014, combined with those of recent years, are causing the Kenai brown bear population to decline. Allowing additional mortality through sport hunting on the refuge would conflict with its statutory...
Welcome to the bear show

...orca with a hooked fin swimming slowly past us. Two brown bear cubs played in the water like they were auditioning for...summer, that's where Bjorn and I saw a medium-sized brown bear walking along the beach. He'd stood up, sniffed the...
Bird Homestead golf report

...players tournament. This is an 18-hole best ball tournament, and every team will have a blind draw fourth player (a Brown Bear). Registration starts a 9 a.m., tee off at 10 a.m. Food and prizes immediately after the tournament. For more...
Brown and Gold preview: A look at the 2014-15 Brown Bears

...170, right-handed forward, 1996) - Anchorage product is the brother of Alec Butcher, who won the NAHL MVP as a Brown Bear last season. Was tendered by the Bears."He brings a different offensive element than Alec. He's a playmaking wing...
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...
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.
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.
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...


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