Meghan Orona

Alaska State Troopers are investigating complaints by members of a Delta Junction-area family that someone is setting snares around their property without their permission. Meanwhile, the Steele family wonders why the law puts the burden on property owners in these kinds of cases, instead of trappers.

Fairbanks, AK - A resolution to mitigate conflict between dog owners and trappers could pass easily during tonight’s Regular Borough Assembly meeting.  The item is on the consent agenda and unless an assembly member disagrees, two new areas will be established for dog training within the borough.  It’s a resolution that took two years’ worth of discussion between the Alaska Trapper’s Association and the Borough Trails Advisory Commission.

Alaska Tracks

Aug 6, 2013
Dan Bross / KUAC

A new book explores the life many come to Alaska for, but few live out.  Alaska Tracks shares the tales of hunters, fishermen and trappers.  KUAC’s Dan Bross has more.

Fairbanks, AK - The National Park Service this week released the results of this year’s fall wolf count.   The final numbers indicate that the wolf population in Denali National Park and Preserve has fallen by 61% since an all-time high 147 wolves were counted in 2007.  But Biologists are quick to point out that the data don’t necessarily mean the wolf population is in serious decline.