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Refuge Notebook: Common grass has uncommon attributes

...forage, particularly when young and succulent, for livestock in Alaska and as an important food for bison in the Northwest Territories. Elsewhere, deer graze lightly on bluejoint but elk feed heavily on it during winter. Here on the Kenai, John...
Peninsula athletes help Alaska rule ulu count at Arctic Winter Games

...into the third period, when Northwest Territories had a 4-1 lead.Alaska...but then lost 88-77 to Northwest Territories. Smithwick had 21 points for the semis, then beat Northwest Territories 3-0 in the bronze ulu game...
Refuge Notebook: Ascent of the cranes

...were only about 40 Whoopers left in the wild that nested in Wood Buffalo National Park in northern Alberta and Northwest Territories, and wintered in Aransas National Wildlife Refuge on the Gulf Coast of Texas. Crane researchers were alarmed...
Cougars recolonize North America

...dead emaciated young male, was found near Watson Lake, although unconfirmed reports date back to 1944. In the Northwest Territories and Woods Buffalo National Park (partially in northern Alberta), at least 21 individual occurrences of cougars...
State opens gas, oil bids in North Slope Foothills, Cook Inlet areas

...Oklahoma-based Devon Energy, Petro-Canada holds leases on 1.2 million acres in the Mackenzie Valley in Canada's Northwest Territories. The companies last month announced one of its wells had tested at restricted rates up to 30 million cubic feet...
Shell nearly finished modifying Arctic drill ship

...S. waters, the last in 1993. As prospects waned, it was idle for 14 years at McKinley Bay in Canada's Northwest Territories. Shell bought the drill ship in 2005. The integrity of the double hull was not compromised, Ross said. "One...
Putting the hammer down: Sterling woman to be featured on 'Ice Road Truckers'

...the short, but high-paying winter driving season in the arctic. Season's one and two were filmed in the Northwest Territories, Canada, including travel on the Mackenzie River ice road, which runs more than hundreds of miles over frozen...
Shanta Creek fire still growing: Fire managers to meet with Funny River folks

...Army Blackhawk helicopters, two fire-fighting fixed wing amphibious aircraft known as "Ducks" from the Northwest Territories and a fire-retardant dropping Corsair airplane were also deployed for use on containing the fire on the northern...
Arctic Winter Games team applications available

...scheduled for March 9 through 15 in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada. Those wishing to participate in the...Participating delegations include Alaska. Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Alberta North, Nunavik (Northern...
Sports Briefs

...are eligible to participate in the Arctic Winter Games, which will be held from March 9-15 in Yellowknife, Northwest Territory, Canada. Despite not racing on Sunday, Skyview graduate Erick Romig still finished seventh on the Junior 1...


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