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UAF station manager is a music aficionado

...Alone in the Wilderness.""I started to get obsessed with Alaska," he said. "My dad grew up in the Aleutians on Adak island and it seemed to work out and it was a good chance to have an adventure."He landed "one of the sweetest jobs on...
Injured bald eagles recovering in Anchorage

...charred by a trash dump fire are recovering in Anchorage.The two eagles were likely seeking food in a trash dump on Adak Island. Like other rural Alaska communities, the city of Adak burns its trash in a pit before taking it to a landfill. In...
Crew bails out on listing ship

...the 22 crew members of the Cougar Ace, 230 miles from Adak Island in the Aleutians. The crew members all had donned survival...intent, Haller said, was to deliver all crew members to Adak Island. "We will try to pick up all of them, if they can...
Insufficient stability is blamed for turning ship

...bruised and battered crew was hoisted to safety, the disabled ship remained floating on its side 230 miles south of Adak Island in Alaska's Aleutian chain. Still unknown was the fate of the nearly 5,000 cars - mostly Mazdas - secured in compartments...
Ship salvage worker dies in fall

...adjusting the ballast tank, which regulates the ship's weight and balance. The problem occurred about 230 miles south of Adak Island. Since then, the ship has drifted into U.S. waters. The ship's 23 crew members were hoisted to safety. The...
Series of quakes strike off Aleutian Islands

...Islands. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quakes all struck on Saturday and all were centered 30 to 50 miles off Adak Island, about 1,200 miles west of Anchorage. The USGS says a 5.3-magnitude quake struck 11:45 a.m. That was followed...
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State briefS

...tsunami. The quake, which had a magnitude of 6.5, occurred at 6:14 a.m. It was centered about 190 miles south of Adak Island in the Aleutians. Adak is 1,300 miles southwest of Anchorage. Urban said the earthquake was not an aftershock from...
Doctors reattach hand of crewman

...helicopter was dispatched from St. Paul in the Pribilof Islands, north of the Aleutians, for a 390-mile flight to Adak Island for refueling, and then a westward flight to the Alaska Juris, arriving at 1:30 a.m. Friday. A rescue swimmer...
Mudslides move cars, knock Unalaska building off foundation

...caused when a high pressure system over mainland Alaska was confronted by a strong low pressure system centered over Adak Island farther out on the Aleutian Chain, Vonderheide said. Unalaska was on the edge of the systems.
Crew repairs engines on freighter in N. Pacific

...pump. A Coast Guard cutter and a private ship that were headed to the Suryavir about 570 miles south of Alaska's Adak Island were called off the mission. Coast Guard Petty Officer Walter Shinn said the Coast Guard will be in radio contact with...


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