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Airport project to cost $75 million planned for Akutan

...planning a new airport for the city of Akutan by the fall of 2012. Radio station KSRM...large Trident Fish Processing facility. Akutan Mayor Joe Bereskin said single-engine...the dangerous weather conditions around Akutan Island. So, the Department of Transportation...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022410/reg_567040072.shtml
Regional News
Grant Aviation begins service to Akutan airport

...this week to and from the new airport for Akutan, a community whose population ranges...The flights that began Wednesday between Akutan's first airport and Unalaska - known...freight on a hovercraft that travels between Akutan's airport and the community itself...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-02/grant-aviation-begins-service-akutan-ai
State
58-foot fishing boat runs aground on Akutan Island

...that the Icy Mist, with four crew members, was aground on Akutan Island. They reported the vessel was taking water. The Coast...to return because of winds that had gusts reaching 80 mph. Akutan Island is 766 air miles southwest of Anchorage.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022609/reg_398783512.shtml
Feds will eradicate invasive mammals

...invasive mammal species on uninhabited islands near Kodiak and Akutan. In January, the service asked for comments on the removal...Kodiak, and European rabbits on Poa and Tangik islands east of Akutan. Kodiak radio station KMXT reported shooting and trapping will...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030710/reg_571816598.shtml
Regional News
Memorial to the Forgotten

...Alaska.Eight other villages were similarly packed up and shipped east: St. George and St. Paul in the Pribilofs, Nikolski, Akutan, Kashega, Biorka, Makushin and Unalaska.Villagers from St. George and St. Paul were taken to Funter Bay, on the northwest...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-04/memorial-forgotten
Local
King Cove village's delegation meets with Salazar on refuge road

...when winds exceeded 30 mph. The Aleutians East Borough eventually decided it was too expensive to operate. It now operates in Akutan, an island in the Aleutians.Trumble said the same winds that ground aircraft make a marine option unworkable."That option...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-01/king-cove-villages-delegation-meets-sal
State
Advocates of rural community defend 'airport to nowhere'

...76 million airport and hovercraft for Akutan, a roadless Aleut island village of about...passengers annually fly the 35 miles between Akutan and the hub town Unalaska aboard PenAir's...airline President Danny Seybert said. Akutan Mayor Joe Bereskin said it's a 20-minute...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030710/sta_571815038.shtml
News
Trident agrees to $1 million penalty for pollution

...pollution violations at the company's huge Akutan processing plant in the Aleutian Islands...penalty, she said. Brena inspected the Akutan plant in September and documented 19 violations...correcting the problems. The Trident plant on Akutan Island, in the eastern Aleutians, processes...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010503/sta_trident.shtml
News
Student shortages threaten school district

...classes began last week, the school at Akutan had eight students. The school at False...least $400,000 if the False Pass and Akutan schools don't meet enrollment requirements...residents say. Ruth Kudrin, a lifelong Akutan resident, said she made plans to move...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091206/sta_20060912018.shtml
News
This Day in History

In Alaska In 1914, the post office of Akutan was established with Hugh McGlasham Sr. as postmaster. In 1926, the post office of Port Alexander, on Baranof Island in Southeast...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121305/sta_20051213015.shtml
News

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