It looks increasingly likely that the Pacific Ocean cooling trend known as La Niña will continue at least through the coming winter. That’s according to the latest analysis from the Climate Prediction Center, which now says it’s up to 75 percent confident that a weak La Niña in place will persist perhaps through April.
Proposal 148 would allow hunters to position the animals (plus wolves and wolverines), rather than position the hunter, which most admit is currently common practice. But biologists say chasing vulnerable Nushagak Peninsula caribou in the spring could be dangerous to the health of the herd.
Pedro Bay village council signs on with UTBB, and Pebble taps former Univ. of Alaska president Ret. Maj. Gen. Mark Hamilton to head up external affairs. Pebble still says it plans to enter the permitting process this year.
Over the course of his career, Dutch Shepherd Lutri helped seize some 350 grams of heroin, 1800 grams of meth, over 80 pounds of pot, and $380,000 cash. He was retired in April, and died in early October after a blood clot.
With a new population estimate for 17A moose showing numbers higher than the managed range, advisory committees and state, federal biologists support request for an extra week at the end of the fall hunt.