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Shann Paul Jones will be teaching a 15-hour weekend class on the art and science of fly-fishing on June 8-9 as part of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Summer Sessions program. 

It sounds like a bad horror movie. Canadian wild pigs are amassing at Montana’s northern border. It’s only a matter of time before they wander south and begin their destructive assault on everything from wildlife to agricultural fields and even archaeological sites.

Based on early season reports, it looks like the Chitina personal use fishery will be off to a better start than last year, Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist Mark Somerville reported in an email sent to the Chitina Dipnetters Association this week.

The Kinross Fort Knox gold mine announced this week it is giving $20,000 to the Interior Alaska Trails and Parks Foundation. The money is going maintenance on local trails.

The Fairbanks Cycle Club is holding a bike swap on Sunday at the Pioneer Park front parking lot. 

The northern pike bag and possession limit in the Minto Flats area will be two pike this summer under an emergency order issued this week. Only one of the fish can be larger than 30 inches. 

The West Valley running team bike swap is Saturday outside Beaver Sports, 3480 College Road.

A company that wants to shuttle skiers by snowcat and helicopter to distant peaks in the increasingly popular Hatcher Pass area has sparked objections from some outdoor enthusiasts worried about increased avalanche danger, pollution and noise.

Torre Jorgenson traveled 267 river miles on the South Nahanni River last summer in Canada’s Northwest territories and will give a slideshow presentation about the experience at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Beaver Sports, 3480 College Road. The event is free and open to the public.

The Denali National Park entrance fee will increase from $10 to $15 starting May 1, as part of a fee increase program announced in 2018 at the most popular national parks in the country announced last year. 

FAIRBANKS — The idea of geese arriving in Fairbanks as early as April 1 used to just be an April Fools’  Day joke. No more. In recent years, spring has come earlier, making the idea of the first goose arrival in early April — or even late March — probable instead of absurd. 

FAIRBANKS — The Fairbanks Paddlers hold their third and final slideshow presentation of the season Wednesday night at the Blue Loon. 

FAIRBANKS — Michael Hopper will share his experience traversing the Hayes Range between Black Rapids and Denali National Park at a presentation on Tuesday evening at the Alaska Alpine Club. 

FAIRBANKS — The Fairbanks North Star Borough Parks and Recreation Department recently launched an online survey. The survey asks borough residents for information about which department facilities they use most often and how the facilities can be improved.