News from the Field

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

Photographer: SNappa2006/Flickr

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

Photographer: Police photo

Zoo Director Jailed for Wallaby Drowning

Virginia zoo director Meghan Mogensen has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for animal cruelty after drowning an adult wallaby named Parmesan in January. Parmesan was being treated for a minor eye... Read More

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Search Ends for Kayaker in B.C.

Officials have identified the young kayaker who disappeared on the Cheakamus River in British Columbia on Friday as 19-year-old Peter Thompson. Thompson, of Canmore, Alberta, was paddling with... Read More