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  1. Nelchina caribou seasons extendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Managers have extended hunts for the Nelchina Caribou herd through Sept. 30, citing low harvest numbers and a herd that's above its population goal.


  2. With too many caribou remaining, the Nelchina hunt has been extendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... National Park on May 22, 2015. (Bob Hallinen / Alaska Dispatch News ) Once again, hunters pursuing caribou in the Nelchina herd have not been successful enough to ease biologists' fears of a population crash, prompting the Alaska Department of Fish ...


  3. Then and now: The wild Nelchina caribou huntRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... other nameless peaks that rise dizzingly from the roadside. Mostly, though, hunters are here. They arrive with Nelchina caribou in mind. My first trip to the Denali was a 1961 caribou hunt. A line of vehicles was parked along Maclaren Summit, ...


  4. Caribou and crowds. Ready for another Nelchina hunt?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Hunter Rick Sinnott glasses terrain off the Denali Highway looking for caribou in the Nelchina herd in early September. Hunter Rick Sinnott glasses terrain off the Denali Highway looking for caribou in the Nelchina herd in early September.


  5. The Explorers 2017: Ahtna completes Tolsona exploration wellRead the original story

    May 26, 2017 | Petroleum News

    ... drillers. In the latter half of 2016, Ahtna drilled and flow-tested the 5,500-foot Tolsona No. 1 well in thick Nelchina sandstone intervals of a natural gas-prone region near Glennallen. The 11 previous exploration wells drilled in the Copper River ...


  6. Bigger burn aims to boost habitat for Delta bison herdRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... due to a success rate that's typically around 70 percent. The only hunt that comes close in popularity is the Nelchina caribou hunt; last year 12,793 Nelchina applications were submitted for 5,000 permits. Much of the credit goes to Fish and Game ...


  7. Board expands Nelchina hunting by emergency regulationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Alaska's Board of Game recently expanded hunting opportunities for the Nelchina Caribou Herd, which live in the southern foothills of the Alaska Range between the Talkeetna Mountains and the Glenn Highway.


  8. Caribou bag limit for burgeoning Nelchina herd doubledRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    A bull caribou with freshly shed velvet hanging from its antlers earlier in the season last year. The ballooning size of the Nelchina caribou herd, one of the most accessible to Southcentral and Interior hunters, has prompted the Alaska Department of Fish and Game to double the legal harvest for some hunts in Game Management Unit 13. Just-issued emergency regulations allow some 12,000 of what are termed Tier 1 hunters plus 1,000 community subsistence permit holders to take a second caribou in the remaining month of the season.


  9. APD: Overnight death in Fairview neighborhood under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Anchorage police conducted a death investigation near Ninth Avenue and Nelchina Street on the morning of Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. An initial statement from police regarding the investigation on the 900 block of Nelchina Street asked people to avoid the area and promised "more info to come."


  10. Ahtna completes exploration well near Glennallen, plans tests for potential gasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... identified from well logs at depths between 5,000 and 5,220 feet. The well was drilled to seek natural gas in the Nelchina sandstone in state land within the area of a state exploration license. If an initial flow test shows positive results, Ahtna ...