National Park Service

A brown bear on the trail at Anan Creek Wildlife Observatory on Aug. 9, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Comment period on controversial hunting rule changes extended

The National Park Service has extended the public comment period for a proposed rule to amend its regulations for sport hunting and trapping in National… Continue reading


A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircew locates a downed aircraft inverted in Crillon Lake, in Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska, July 18, 2018. The National Park Service requested Coast Guard assistance in locating the pilot of the aircraft, who was found and hoisted from a Crillon Lake shore with minor injuries. (U.S. Coast Guard | Courtesy Photo)

Man survives plane crash into lake

Thanks in part to prior preparation, a man is safe after his plane flipped and crash landed in a lake in Glacier Bay National Park… Continue reading