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Stories with organization: Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities
  • Policing the bird highway 
    Updated: May-14-16 8:18 am

    KETCHIKAN, Alaska - On a nice, sunny day in the 1960s, air taxi pilot Dick Hamlin picked up two women and their babies to take them to a logging camp on Kasaan Bay. As the air taxi approached Grindall Island, Hamlin noticed an eagle in the air, watching the plane.