Almost $4,000 offered for killer of illegal moose on Nemo Loop Road


October 18, 2018

Illustration by Tawney Flores

A young moose was found dead on Nemo Loop Road on Sept. 25. According to Sgt. Robert Welch, with the Alaska State Troopers, the moose was shot and killed one to two days before its discovery at about mile 4.5 of the road. The moose was not legal to kill, he said, and they are searching for the shooter. Further information could not be made available to the public, as the investigation is still ongoing.

The Wrangell community has also come together to search for the person who shot the moose. Dave Powell, vice president of the Stikine Sportsmen Association, said that his organization put out...

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