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USFS invites artist applicants for wilderness experience

U.S. Forest Service officials are inviting interest in its 2022 summer season Voices of the Wilderness Artist-in-Residence Program in Alaska, with applications being accepted through March 1.

Alaska gains $1.98 B from national park visitors

A new report from the National Park Service says 2,920,250 visitors to Alaska’s national parks spent $1.36 billion in the state in 2018, spending that resulted in 17,760 jobs, with a cumulative benefit to the state economy of over $1.98 billion.

Two NPS employees dead in private airplane crash

Two National Park Service managers on a personal trip to ferry a privately-owned aircraft from the Lower 48 to Anchorage died on May 27 when the plane crashed shortly after take-off from Whitehorse International Airport.

Visitor centers hours announced for summer 2019

Officials at the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve have announced visitor center hours for the summer 2019 season for their two visitor centers...

Richardson takes over Easter Egg Hunt

“The Johnson family is no longer going to put on the annual Cordova Easter Egg hunt at Nirvana park, that we have done for...

Sinnott: Speak out now on Alaska’s wildlife management

By Rick Sinnott For The Cordova TimesHunters come in all shapes and persuasions. And most of us don’t want or need to kill predators in...

Wrangell-St. Elias Park offering bird day

Many bird related activities will be on tap as Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve celebrates Wings Over the Wrangells on Saturday, Aug. 4,...

Wrangell-St. Elias announces summer hours

Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve has announced their visitor center hours for the 2018 summer season.The opening dates and hours are as follows: Wrangell-St....

New location needed for annual Easter Egg Hunt

 A task force comprised of pastors, the Cordova High School Problem Solvers, Parks and Rec, and the U.S. Forest Service, has been formed, in...

NPS authority to manage navigable rivers upheld

Judges in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals have upheld the right of the National Park Service to manage boating activities on navigable rivers...
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