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[Update] Cooper Landing fires nearly contained

...Officer Meg Cicciarella said he left the hospital Friday, and will return home, rather than to the fire. Glacier District Ranger Tim Charnon was injured when a brown bear charged him as he was monitoring the perimeter of the Juneau Lake fire around...
Firefighter bitten by bear to be released, according to a press release from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He has been identified as Glacier District Ranger Tim Charnon. According to the release, his run-in with a sub-adult brown bear occurred when Charnon saw it charging...
Nation's oldest park ranger ponders future

...hosts at the popular Avalanche Lake campground along Glacier's Going to the Sun Road.In 1991, new North Fork District Ranger Scott Emmerich needed a host at the Kintla Lake campground, someone who didn't need constant supervision in the...
Alaska Natives battling for subsistence join in logging wars

...the Forest Service watches out for the fish, wildlife and plants that fill their plates, said Jerry Ingersoll, district ranger in Ketchikan. Among those guarded advocates is Sol Atkinson, a Tsimshian Indian and former mayor of Metlakatla...
Aggressive bear not found

...officials found no sign of the bruin. "We were unable to find the location of the attack," said National Park Service District Ranger Jack Blackwell. Blackwell and Department of Fish and Game biologist Jeff Selinger searched along the Swanson River...
Letters to the Editor to the community. You did not drop your proposal for the Moose Pass area, you were denied access by Seward District Ranger Mike Kania. Mr. Kania has listened to the community and made the decision not to allow you to operate under a special...
McKinley climbing season gets under way

...base camps on Mount McKinley this week and a few climbers are already making their way to the summit, said South District Ranger Daryl Miller. ''There's a team of Japanese climbers. We've had several soloists and we have another going...


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