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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...
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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...
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 return because of winds that had gusts reaching 80 mph. Akutan Island is 766 air miles southwest of Anchorage.
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...
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Feds award almost $7 million to tribes for housing

...600,000 to cover site preparation and water and sewer infrastructure for 20 multi-family houses? Native Village of Akutan, $170,680 to rehabilitate a rental 4-plex? Native Village of Atka, $600,000 to build two homes? Native Village...
In shrinking town of Cold Bay, a last kid

...been holding steady or increasing, Seifert said. About 250 students attend the remaining district schools in Sand Point, Akutan, False Pass and King Cove.The bottom line, he said, is that like other school districts around the state, the Aleutians...
Empire Editorial: King Cove's road is an imperfect but necessary solution

...expensive to operate - and it was of limited use in the rough weather of the Alaska Peninsula. The borough relocated it to Akutan in 2012.Road access would provide King Cove residents peace of mind as well as affordable, reliable and practical transportation...
The Forgotten Battle for Alaska: Part 2

...Petropavlovsk. For the Japanese, it was a gateway to Alaska and Russia.Before the war, Aleut Native villages existed on Akutan, Atka, Attu, Umnak, Unimak, and Unalaska islands. Thus, of the two islands the Japanese invaded, only Attu was inhabited...
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...
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...


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