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The bear necessities in Alaska

Tongass National Park is one of the world’s great, unspoiled forests – and it’s home to more brown bears than anywhere else on earthThrough the droplets on the binoculars, some distance away, two unidentifiable creatures appear to be wading across the tidal creek. Deer? Wolf? Moose? A faraway brown bear and cub, in fact. We watch as the maple-brown carnivores lumber straight for our group, swallowing up the space between us. Their determined pace hints at a head-on meeting. The tone of our guide...
Tags: Travel, Life and style, Alaska, Moose, Wildlife Holidays, Adventure Travel, United States Holidays, North And Central America Holidays, Alaska Holidays, Wolf, Sitka, Peter Robertson, Tongass National Park


The CEO of C. F. Martin & Co. explains why the iconic American brand has endured and prospered since 1833

Chris Martin is the CEO of C. F. Martin & Co., the most famous maker of acoustic guitars in the world. The company was founded by his great-great-great-grandfather, a German immigrant, in 1833. Martin has been steering the company into its third century, tackling numerous challenges while remaining focused on the brand's core value: quality. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Christian Frederick Martin IV is a genial, mellow raconteur who shouldn't be mistaken for a man who d...
Tags: Asia, Indonesia, California, Washington Post, Mexico, China, New York City, US, Trends, Pennsylvania, Porsche, Dolly Parton, Chris Martin, Willie Nelson, Taylor, Forest Stewardship Council


World's most instagrammed forests

About a third of the world’s landmass is covered in forest. And in addition to providing important stuff like the oxygen we breathe and habitats for wild animals, they also make for some downright jaw-dropping photographs. From the towering redwoods of California to the cloud forests of Costa Rica, the trees covering our planet can be our most beautiful sites when captured correctly. We took a look at Taxi2airport.com’s study of the 15 most-Instagrammed forests in the world and found some of ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Europe, Mirror Lake, England, Instagram, California, Washington, China, US, Colombia, Atlantic, Poland, Brazil, Nottingham, Newfoundland


Donald Trump Jr. Helps SCI Top Its 48th Annual Convention With A Record Auction

Donald Trump Jr. Helps Safari Club International Washington, DC – -(AmmoLand.com)- Safari Club International ended its annual Convention in Reno, Nevada this year on a star-studded high note. Highlighting the evening, with the help of Donald Trump Jr., was a record $340,000 raised at auction to benefit the SCI Foundation Sables and their efforts to educate the world about the importance of hunting. The evening began with opening remarks from SCI/SCIF CEO Laird Hamberlin, then moved on to the ...
Tags: New York, Guns, US, United States, Alaska, South Carolina, Trump, Wildlife Service, Reno Nevada, Czechoslovakia, Las Vegas Nevada, Cabela, Sitka, Donald Trump Jr, Jeff Duncan, USFWS


Trophy hunting event to auction 'dream hunt' with Donald Trump Jr

Nevada convention to culminate with chance to hunt deer with ‘accomplished conservationist’ Trump Jr and sonA week-long “dream hunt” with the US president’s son Donald Trump Jr is being auctioned at an annual trophy hunting convention in Reno, Nevada alongside expeditions to shoot elephants, bears and giraffes.The four-day event organized by Safari Club International (SCI) and advertised as a “hunters’ heaven”, will culminate on Saturday with an auction for a week-long Sitka black-tailed deer hu...
Tags: Animals, Environment, US, US news, Wildlife, Conservation, Alaska, Hunting, Nevada, Donald Trump, Reno Nevada, Sitka, Donald Trump Jr, Trump Jr, Safari Club International SCI


Sitka announces new crew of Euro distributors

12 July, 2012 : - Sitka is happy to announce they have added three new European distributors to their overseas base. Sitka is now being represented in the UK/Ireland by ‘Black Closet Distribution’, in Greece by ‘Jack of All Trades Distribution’ and in the Benelux by ‘Vista Mar Distribution’...
Tags: Greece, Jack, UK Ireland, Sitka, Benelux


16 Incredible Things to Do in Olympic National Park For First Time Visitors!

Planning to visit Olympic National Park? Great choice, as it’s a place you can come to find solace and silence, but also endless adventures! When you do all the things to do in Olympic National Park, you’ll be surrounded by the call of the rushing rivers, shimmering lakes, cascading waterfalls, rolling surf and old-growth forests that whisper their secrets. Klahhane Ridge Trail Like all wilderness areas, Olympic NP is a treasure you will take home in your heart – something you can draw upon ...
Tags: Travel, Usa, Washington, Virginia, Aberdeen, United States, National Parks, Rob, Airbnb, Kingston, North America, Seattle, Europcar, Giants, South West, Hoh


Body of missing road excavator found north of Sitka

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers say searchers have found the body of an excavator who had been working on a road project north of Sitka when he went missing. Troopers say 61-year-old Maurice Kimber St. Michell Jr. of Sitka was reported unaccounted for late Thursday morning after he had gone into the water […]
Tags: News, Ap, Alaska, Northwest, Anchorage Alaska, Sitka, Maurice Kimber St Michell Jr


LEED Platinum Sitka captures the Pacific Northwest spirit with a lush, fog-enabled courtyard

Local architectural practice Runberg Architecture Group has raised the bar for sustainable design in Seattle with the completion of Sitka, a LEED Platinum-certified multifamily development on target to achieve Seattle’s 2030 Challenge for Planning goals of reducing water and energy use. Built to use nearly a third less energy than the typical baseline design, the 384-unit development features numerous energy-saving systems — Sitka is the nation’s first multifamily project to use a Wastewater Hea...
Tags: Design, Washington, Led, Architecture, Energy Efficiency, Seattle, Pacific Northwest, Recycled Materials, Treehouse, Energy Efficient Architecture, Green Roof, Leed Platinum, Courtyard, San Juan Islands, Sitka, LEED


Oregon’s Three Capes Scenic Loop

The Oregon Coast has been known as the People’s Coast for over 50 years, ever since the state passed a law granting free and open access to all 363 miles of its majestic beachline. Oregon’s rugged shores are a Pacific Northwest treasure that deserve to be explored in their entirety. Without that kind of time, though, the Three Capes Scenic Loop is an excellent alternative. The 40-mile excursion is an easy day trip from Portland and showcases everything that’s best about the Oregon Coast — fro...
Tags: Travel, Oregon, Portland, Pacific, Pacific Ocean, Pacific Northwest, All, Oceanside, Tada, Sitka, Cannon Beach, Oregon Coast, Tillamook, Meares, Pacific City, Oregon State Parks


The best places in America to try forest bathing

Let’s get something straight: Forest bathing is not a simple walk in the woods. Because let’s be honest, most of us when going for a stroll through the forest bring our phones along so we can document the whole thing, and maybe send some “look how I’m communing with nature” selfies to our friends. Forest bathing, on the other hand, means truly stopping to appreciate the world around you. It starts with leaving your phone at home, and continues with mindful breathing, touching the earth, and c...
Tags: Travel, New York, California, America, Pennsylvania, Arizona, North Carolina, Giants, Vermont, New England, Michael, Devil, All, Sedona, Grove, Highway 101


Randy Newberg, Hunter Releases “Rain Deer” Film on Prime Video and YouTube

Randy Newberg, Hunter Releases “Rain Deer” Film on Prime Video and YouTube BOZEMAN, Mont. (Ammoland.Com) – A mixture of discovery, wildlife research and mystery unfold in a new short film, “Rain Deer” by Fresh Tracks Productions with Randy Newberg, Hunter and available today on Prime Video and YouTube.The film was created in partnership with Leupold & Stevens, Sitka Gear and Boone & Crockett Club. Newberg is the leading advocate for the self-guided hunter and wanted to showcase a story in an ...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Youtube, America, United States, Alaska, Boone, Randy, Sitka, Crockett, Newberg, Conservation News, Hunting News, Sitka Gear, Leupold, Randy Newberg


Coast Guard rescues 5 Alaska fishermen from life raft

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A Coast Guard helicopter plucked five commercial fishermen from a life raft after their fishing boat ran aground in southeast Alaska. The crew of the Masonic, based in Sitka, radioed a mayday call just after 2:30 a.m. Tuesday and said their 62-foot (18.9-meter) fishing boat was going down. The Sitka-based helicopter […]
Tags: News, Ap, Alaska, Northwest, Coast Guard, Anchorage Alaska, Sitka


Sitka jury convicts Klawock man of first-degree murder

SITKA, Alaska (AP) — A 30-year-old man from a southeast Alaska village has been convicted of first-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend. The Sitka Sentinel reports Albert Macasaet of Klawock was convicted Friday in Sitka in the July 31, 2016, strangulation death of 27-year-old Judylee Guthrie, the mother of his two children. Klawock […]
Tags: News, Ap, Alaska, Northwest, Sitka, Sitka Alaska, Klawock, Sitka Sentinel, Albert Macasaet, Judylee Guthrie


On your own in Sitka: A Self-guided Sitka Walking Tour for Boomer Travelers

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Tags: Travel, Featured, West, United States, Alaska, Walking, North America, Destinations, Cruise Excursions, Sitka


Engine problem grounded Alaska Coast Guard rescue helicopter

SITKA, Alaska (AP) — U.S. Coast Guard flight logs indicate a mechanical problem prevented a rescue helicopter from responding to the scene of a fatal January air ambulance crash in Alaska. CoastAlaska reported Tuesday that the logs indicate the helicopter that should have flown within 30 minutes of the call from Sitka to the crash […]
Tags: News, Ap, Northwest, U S Coast Guard, Sitka, Sitka Alaska, Alaska Coast Guard, Alaska CoastAlaska


Coast Guard rescues stranded boaters from Alaska river

HAINES, Alaska (AP) — A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued a group of boaters from a sandbar in an Alaska river early Sunday. The Anchorage Daily News reported Sunday that the helicopter responded from Sitka to a distress call and rescued the group of seven boaters and a dog from the Chilkat River near […]
Tags: News, Ap, Alaska, Northwest, Coast Guard, U S Coast Guard, Anchorage Daily News, Sitka, Haines Alaska, Chilkat River


Alaska considers selling historic museum to save money

SITKA, Alaska (AP) — A state government official says a historic museum and library in southeast Alaska may be sold at the direction of Gov. Mike Dunleavy. The Daily Sitka Sentinel reports that the Sheldon Jackson Museum and adjacent Stratton Library building in Sitka are under consideration for sale or transfer. The state director of […]
Tags: News, Ap, Alaska, Northwest, Mike Dunleavy, Sitka, Sheldon Jackson Museum, Sitka Alaska, Daily Sitka Sentinel, Stratton Library


Alaska officials advance effort to name new lake after dog

SITKA, Alaska (AP) — Alaska officials have advanced an effort to name a new lake for a dog that was lost in the landslide that formed the body of water. The Daily Sitka Sentinel reported Tuesday that the Alaska Historical Commission recently approved a proposal to name the small body of water south of Sitka […]
Tags: News, Ap, Alaska, Northwest, Sitka, Alaska Historical Commission, Sitka Alaska, Daily Sitka Sentinel


Sitka to look at options for police department investigation

SITKA, Alaska (AP) — Sitka city officials plan to look at options for a third-party investigation of the local police department. The Sitka Assembly decision follows lawsuits by two officers and a former jailer. The Daily Sitka Sentinel reports the officers sued the city, police chief and department, alleging, among other things, they were punished […]
Tags: News, Ap, Northwest, Sitka, Sitka Assembly, Sitka Alaska, Daily Sitka Sentinel


Tribe calls for changes in management of Sitka herring

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Natives concerned with overharvest of herring in waters off Sitka have taken their concerns to state court and the street. The Juneau Empire reports more than a dozen people demonstrated Tuesday at the Dimond Courthouse to bring attention to a court hearing inside. The Sitka Tribe of Alaska in December […]
Tags: News, Ap, Northwest, Juneau Alaska, Sitka, Juneau Empire, Alaska Natives, Sitka Tribe of Alaska, Dimond Courthouse


Sitka hosts conference of southeast Alaska farmers

SITKA, Alaska (AP) — Farmers in southeast Alaska are set to meet for a weekend of networking and workshops that aim to better equip the food growers. The Daily Sitka Sentinel reports the Southeast Alaska Farmers Summit begins Friday in Sitka, bringing together local farmers and outside experts of commercial agriculture. The biennial summit started […]
Tags: News, Ap, Alaska, Northwest, Sitka, Sitka Alaska, Daily Sitka Sentinel, Southeast Alaska Farmers Summit


Producers plan TV show set, filmed in southeast Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A couple of Los Angeles-based producers are working to develop a TV series that would be set and filmed in southeast Alaska. The Juneau Empire reports Helena Sardinha and Rafael Thomaseto are planning an eight-episode anthology series called “Sitka” through their production company Driven Equation. Sardinha says the theme of the […]
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Ap, Alaska, Northwest, Juneau Alaska, Sitka, Juneau Empire, Helena Sardinha, Rafael Thomaseto, Driven Equation Sardinha


Alaska Raptor Center recovers 5 dead eagles, 1 alive

SITKA, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Raptor Center officials have found six eagles that were dead or dying in the Sitka area over the weekend. Avian director Jen Cedarleaf tells the Daily Sitka Sentinel that eagles found recently have been thin and in poor condition, noting that food is scarce this time of year. One eagle […]
Tags: News, Ap, Northwest, Sitka, Alaska Raptor Center, Sitka Alaska, Daily Sitka Sentinel, Jen Cedarleaf


Cabela’s Canada Deals: Save Up to 60% OFF Winter Fever Sale + 15% OFF All MarCum Technologies Electronics + More

This weekend, Cabela’s Canada has the following amazing deals: Save up to 60% off Winter fever sale (valid until February 14th, 2019) FREE shipping on orders of $99 or more when you enter the promo code BLOWOUT at checkout (valid until February 14th, 2019) Ring out the old, bring in the new: save up to 70% off sale Save up to $150 off on select Vortex Optics Save 10% off on Savage Axis rifles Save $70 off on Spypoint Force 11-D Trail Camera (reg. price $199.99) Save $200 off on Excalibur Matri...
Tags: Shopping, Canada, Cabela, Sitka, Canadian Deals & Coupons, Cabela's, Cabela’s Canada, D Trail Camera


21 Best Things to Do in Sitka, Alaska

So many things to see, sip and taste in Sitka for a day As if seeing Alaska by cruise ship wasn’t wonderful enough, a stop… The post 21 Best Things to Do in Sitka, Alaska appeared first on Cruise Maven.
Tags: Travel, Alaska, Sitka, Sitka Alaska


Sika police chief calls for changes to improve retention

SITKA, Alaska (AP) — Sitka’s police chief has asked borough officials to increase wages and support other changes to improve recruitment and retention of police officers in the southeastern Alaska city. The Daily Sitka Sentinel reports Sika Police Chief Jeff Ankerfelt brought the issue before the borough assembly this week, saying his department can hire […]
Tags: News, Ap, Alaska, Northwest, Sitka, Sitka Alaska, Sika, Daily Sitka Sentinel, Jeff Ankerfelt, Sika Police


SHOT Show Report, Day 2, from Camera Land

SHOT Show Report - Day Two: I'm excited about today. We recently became a Sig Sauer dealer and I had my 1st opportunity to meet with them and see all the products. More later on down the page on this :) 1st meeting today was with my friend Paul over at Kowa. In 2018 we sold more of their little TSN-553 & TSN-554 spotting scopes than all other compact spotters combined. I was excited to see Paul and find out what was happening. It is Kowa's 125th year in business an they will be offering ne...
Tags: Digital, Nice, Weapon, Leica, Mike, PAUL, Mount, Javier, Mike Jensen, Sig Sauer, BDC, Sitka, Stefano, CRF, Leupold, Camera Land


NAMM 2019: Here’s what to expect at this year’s show

Big name music festivals may attract tens of thousands of people in a given year, but where do the industry veterans who put on those festivals go when they’re looking for the latest trends and products in the music industry? To conventions such as the National Association of Music Merchants show in Anaheim. This year, 115,000 people are expected to enter the Anaheim Convention Center and surrounding venues Jan. 24-27 to see the show, which limits entry mainly to music industry professionals and...
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Eagle rescued after becoming stranded on Sitka power pole

SITKA, Alaska (AP) — Officials say an eagle is recovering after it became stranded on a power pole in downtown Sitka. The Daily Sitka Sentinel reports the male eagle was taken to the Alaska Raptor Center after electric department linemen rescued it from the pole Sunday. Center avian director Jen Cedarleaf says the raptor has […]
Tags: News, Ap, Northwest, Sitka, Sitka Alaska, Daily Sitka Sentinel, Alaska Raptor Center after electric department, Jen Cedarleaf