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Fundraiser nets $13,000 for fallen state troopers

...Trooper Travis Tillman to chose a rifle as the gun to be auctioned; his choice was a Ruger 10-22 takedown. Elaina and Ted Spraker of Women on Target then donated a range bag with 1000 rounds of .22 ammunition that included safety glasses, ear protection...
Hunters speak out against proposed refuge brown bear closure

...baiting helped hunters identify the sex of a bear and selectively harvest boars and preserve sows.Soldotna resident Ted Spraker, chairman of the board, said it is out of character for a board member to testify but he felt it was important to...
Governor announces Board of Fisheries, Game appointees

...Fisheries while David Brown, of Wrangell was appointed to the Board of Game alongside Stanley Hoffman, of Bethel, and Ted Spraker, of Soldotna. Members of both seven-member boards serve staggered three-year terms that begin on July 1, however...
Truth or consequences in predator control

According to the Nov. 18 Clarion letter by Ted Spraker (Chair, Board of Game) and Doug Vincent-Lang (Director, Division of Wildlife Conservation, Alaska Department of Fish and...
State, Feds spar over brown bear closure on the refuge

...Link said he had killed five bears in defense of life or property, or DLP situations; each shot from his porch. Ted Spraker, chairman of the Board of Game, said the vast majority of testimony given to the state board on Kenai Peninsula brown...
Clearing the way

...collisions. "There is no way you can eliminate road kills - eliminate people hitting moose on our highways," said Ted Spraker, a former wildlife biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and chairman of the Alaska Board of Game...
Board of Game to meet in Kenai

The Alaska Board of Game will meet in Kenai for the first time in 20 years March 15-19.Ted Spraker, chairman of the Board of Game, said the meeting will be an opportunity for Kenai Peninsula residents to voice their input on...
Firearm safety class teaches responsible gun use, ownership

...which is what she and her husband Ted Spraker have been doing for four years...the main goals is just safety," Ted Spraker said. "We're not trying to...said. During class Elaina and Ted Spraker showed the girls how to check that...
Bear data could liberalize area hunt

...Peninsula, wildlife managers have a recent brown bear population estimate to inform their game management decisions. Ted Spraker, chairman of the Alaska Board of Game, said he suspects the new number - more than twice the old estimate - will increase...
Board of Game loosens moose harvest regulations

...meant to liberalize the current restrictive 50-inch, four brow tine regulations that have been in place since 2011.Ted Spraker, Soldotna resident and chairman of the board, said the majority of those who testified asked the board to leave in...


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