News from the Field

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Puigblanque, Kim Win at Atlanta Climbing World Cup

Ramón Julian Puigblanque of Spain and Jain Kim of Korea took first place in the U.S.'s only lead climbing World Cup over the weekend, edging out Jakob Schubert and Maja Vidmar with strong... Read More

Photographer: Loren Holmes/Alaska Dispatch

80 Polar Bears Invade Town as Ice Melts

Whale remains left by the Arctic Alaskan town of Kaktovic after the annual hunt drew record numbers of polar bears to the small community last month. Researchers who use the town to monitor bear... Read More

Photographer: Damian Cromwell/Bella Coola Heli Sports

Heli-Skiing Group Illegally Cut Trees

Washington's Methow Valley Ranger District has issued a notice of noncompliance to a heli-skiing company that cut more than two dozen trees on a high ridge in the North Cascades. Mazama-based North... Read More

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Grizzly Kills Leashed Dog in Banff

Several trails in Banff National Park are closed following a fatal attack on a dog by a grizzly bear last week. Leo Mitzel was hiking with his Jack Russell terrier on Thursday when the adult bear... Read More

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Berlin Marathon Ends in Controversy

Geoffrey Mutai edged out his training partner Dennis Kimetto by one second to win the 2012 Berlin Marathon in what was one of the closest races of the season—maybe. The Kenyan pair matched... Read More