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Firefighter bitten by bear to be released

...health, 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 at...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-27/firefighter-bitten-by-bear-to-be-rel
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Maine mountain climbing

...averaged under a mile an hour (1.6 kilometers). The hike I thought would take eight hours took 11½.When we set out, a ranger asked if we had a flashlight. I'd nodded yes, but really I only had a cellphone flashlight app. We never imagined we'd...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-06-25/maine-mountain-climbing
Outdoors
[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 9 p...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-17/update-cooper-landing-fires-hold-ste
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[Update] Rehabilitation to start on Card Street fire

...trying to kind of hold it, so we have a place to kind of build a line around the head (of the fire)," Anderson said. Park Ranger Leah Eskelin of the Kenai Wildlife Refuge said that the Skilak Recreation Area would be re-opened "as soon as it's a safe...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-16/update-card-street-fire-crews-reach-
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Movie review: 'Lone Ranger' a little odd and flawed, but still fun

"The Lone Ranger"Walt Disney Pictures2 hours, 29 minutesThe worst moment in "The Lone Ranger" comes toward the end of what had been a pretty...typical of the movie as a whole. Tonto and Lone Ranger to be, District Attorney John Reid, have...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2013-07-10/movie-review-lone-rang
Arts & Entertainment
Reeling it in: Plenty to enjoy in Alaska-grown film

...in town, having just taken the recently vacated job of park ranger. He's about to find that Gangrene Gulch isn't like other...actors. First-timer Zack Lamphier, playing our heroic park ranger, however, blows that theory out of the water, as he completely...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-05-13/reeling-it-in-plenty-t
Arts & Entertainment
Group hosts Dungeons & Dragons marathon

...consists of a human bard, played by Morgan Stoddard, who the group found in a dungeon during a recent session; a half-elf ranger, played by Shannon Bradford; an elf druid, played by Rine; a human rogue, played by Grassin Oskolkoff; and a character...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-13/group-hosts-dungeons-dragons-maratho
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Wildlife refuge learning program takes hands-on approach

...Kenai Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, standing beside one of the 11 cabins erected by Andrew Berg, Hamilton Hunt helped Park Ranger Leah Eskelin read the data on a small black device she held in her hand. The two were able to determine that the partly cloudy...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-02/wildlife-refuge-learning-program-tak
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Nation's oldest park ranger ponders future

...a visitor asks, to be the oldest ranger in Glacier?"Not in Glacier. The whole park system. The oldest working ranger in the whole park system. That includes...said.He once heard about another ranger near his age in Washington, D.C...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-10-03/nations-oldest-park-ranger-ponde
Outdoors
An Outdoor View: Together again

...interest, I hereby present yet another torrid chapter in the lives of the voluptuous fishing guide, Jenna, and the rugged river ranger, Rod. - LPA wintery wind whistled through the tall spruces along the Kenai River as a cold rain fell on the choppy, turbid...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-02-05/an-outdoor-view-together-again
Outdoors

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