The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

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  • 2 deer rescued after falling down NE Pa. well

    Game commission officials say two 8-point bucks were rescued after falling down an abandoned well in northeastern Pennsylvania.

    November 14, 2013

  • Russia Eagle Attack1.jpg Stunning images of eagle killing deer in Russia

    Remote cameras intended to monitor Siberian tigers in Russia instead caught a golden eagle’s fatal attack on a deer, snapping three photos as the massive bird dug its talons into the distressed animal’s back.

    September 26, 2013 3 Photos

  • Agency offering tour of Game Lands 108

    As part of the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s efforts to highlight its ongoing habitat improvement initiatives, the public has invited to take part in free tours of several state game lands.
    Among them is Game Lands 108 in northern Cambria County, which will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 6.

    September 18, 2013

  • State may remove bald eagles from ’threatened’ list

    The Pennsylvania Game Commission could vote to remove bald eagles from the state’s list of “threatened” species this fall.

    August 14, 2013

  • Lawsuit filed to overturn ban on Sunday Hunting

    A hunters’ group has asked a federal judge to throw out Pennsylvania’s long-standing ban on Sunday hunting.
    Hunters United for Sunday Hunting filed suit against the Pennsylvania Game Commission, which enforces the state’s game code, saying the prohibition on most types of hunting on Sunday causes hunters to suffer an “irreparable loss” of time in the field.

    July 18, 2013

  • Suit asks judge to toss ban on Sunday hunting

    A hunters’ group has asked a federal judge to throw out Pennsylvania’s long-standing ban on Sunday hunting.

    July 18, 2013

  • Tim.JPG Windber man appointed to Game Commission

    The appointment of Windber resident Tim Layton to the Pennsylvania Game Commission has raised some eyebrows and generated considerable interest on Internet forums, but the newest commissioner says he is not part of a political agenda to bring changes in either deer management or Game Commission leadership.

    July 9, 2013 1 Photo

  • Game officials: Bald eagle killed in Cambria County

    The Pennsylvania Game Commission is trying to determine who fatally shot a bald eagle in western Pennsylvania earlier this month.

    May 21, 2013

  • Report: Smallmouth bass show Susquehanna impaired

    Health problems suffered by smallmouth bass in the lower Susquehanna show the river should be declared impaired, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation said Thursday.

    April 25, 2013

  • CT’s Binnie to shoot for National Junior Team

    It’s officially safe to refer to Conemaugh Township High School senior Deanna Binnie as one of the premier shooters in the country.

    April 15, 2013

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