A polar bear decided it wanted to pay a visit to a home in Alaska’s North Slope. From the Alaska Dispatch: Ruby Kaleak was at her part-time job on Kaktovik’s roving “polar bear patrol” Friday when a whispery call came over the VHF radio. “Qanitchaq, nanuq,” was all she could hear: arctic entryway, polar bear. … Read more Polar Bear An Unwelcome Guest
The Discovery Channel sent us some sneak previews of tonight’s season premiere of Gold Rush (9 p.m. on Discovery; check your local listings). Here are some sneak peek videos with a release from the network: (Los Angeles, Calif.) – Discovery’s ambitious gold miners are back at it again and the stakes … Read more Gold Rush Season 5 Premiere
Alaska Sporting Journal contributor Scott Haugen, who teams with his wife, Tiffany, for their monthly “From Field to Fire” column, will appear on the Outdoor Channel network as a host. Here’s the release: Anchorage, Alaska – 59th Parallel Productions Inc., a television entertainment company, announced today the addition of Scott Haugen as host to … Read more ASJ Correspondent Haugen Joins Alaska Outdoors Television
Here’s part II of our chat with Alaskan hunter and actress Hillarie Putnam, currently available in the October issue of Alaska Sporting Journal: By Chris Cocoles Hillarie Putnam knows she can hang with the guys and be just fine, thank you. The 26-year-old big-game hunter, actress and docu-series television star still doesn’t understand why women … Read more Alaskan Huntress Hillarie Putnam (Part II)
Check out a sneak preview of Friday’s season finale of Bering Sea Gold: Under the Ice. Thanks to our friends at the Discovery Channel for this teaser. Tune in on Friday at 9 p.m. Pacific on Discovery, or check your local listings.
(left) Sen. Mark Begich (D); (right) Senate candidate Dan Sullivan (R) You knew this would be full of theatrics. U.S. Senate candidates Mark Begich, the incumbent Democrat, and his Republican challenger, former state attorney general Dan Sullivan, debated Alaska’s fisheries’ issues in Kodiak on Wednesday night. Begich has made friends of fishermen throughout Alaska for … Read more Kodiak A Hostile Setting For Senate Candidate
There’s no room at the inn for caribou. The United States Fish and Wildlife Service is considering its options to help contain a herd of caribou that has found its way to an uninhabited island on U.S. Federal land in the Aleutians. From the Associated Press: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials say caribou swim … Read more USFWS Considers Elimination Of Invasive Caribou