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Dan Lesley France

Longtime Alaska resident Dan Lesley France Jr., 90, peacefully passed away in his home surrounded by family on Tuesday, July 7, 2015. A memorial service will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 10, near the airstrip of the France homestead property off of
Bear shot after running into seafood processing plant

...medical attention. The bear didn't fare as well. When the police caught up to it behind the plant, a Fish and Wildlife Protection officer determined that it was too badly wounded and killed it.
State Fish and Wildlife Trooper dies in plane crash

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- A state Fish and Wildlife Protection officer died when his single-engine Piper Cub went down near Lake Illiamna Monday night, Alaska State Troopers said. James A. Moen...
Retired wildlife trooper puts it all down in a book

...opposite side of the moose from me. If I shot and missed, he'd catch the bullet." Beasley was the only fish and wildlife protection officer on duty that day in the early 90s when a call came in that a skier had been stomped by a moose. Knutson...
Tough moose conditions 'real localized'

...couldn't find its way back over the fence and was left floundering in deep, crusted snow. Spraker and Fish and Wildlife Protection officers looked the situation over and decided to send a city of Soldotna loader in to shovel a path and allow the...


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