Strong earthquake rattles Alaska's Aleutian Islands

ANCHORAGE - The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting no damage from a strong earthquake that rocked Alaska's Aleutian Islands.The quake struck at 8:49 p.m. Sunday and was centered 45 miles southwest of the village of Nikolski (nih-KOHL...
Jack Chalmers Culbreath

...87th Mountain Division. In the spring of 1943 he received orders to join the 9th Amphibian Task Force which was sent to the Aleutian Chain in Alaska to fight the Japanese invasion. Before leaving he was redirected to officer training in Fort Benning, Georgia...
Mike Coffey named Southeast Region Director

...Southcentral Alaska, Homer area maintenance and operations superintendent and Northern Region maintenance manager.The Southcoast Region covers Southeast Alaska, Kodiak Island, the Alaska Peninsula, Aleutian Chain and the Pribilof islands.
Sitkans help give soldiers survival lessons

...sourdough prospectors, hunters, trappers and fishermen. They were instrumental in defeating the Japanese forces who invaded the Aleutian Islands, according to the Wikipedia page on the 1st Alaskan Combat Intelligence Platoon.Gamble, 42, said he was pleased...
Fifth annual tern festival to welcome Aleutian terns's largest known breeding colonies of Aleutian terns wants to be. So for the fifth...Yakutat is near the southern edge of the Aleutian terns' breeding range, it has one...of course, a trip specifically to see Aleutian terns.There are also birding opportunities...
In shrinking town of Cold Bay, a last kid

...of this town at the edge of Alaska's Aleutian Islands showed up at the one-room airport...Unlike other communities in the Eastern Aleutian region, Cold Bay is neither a historic...locals call the "Golf Ball." Reeve Aleutian Airways stopped serving the town, taking...
Intense storm headed to Aleutian Islands

...intensity of 2012's Superstorm Sandy is expected to reach the Aleutian Islands over the weekend and bring unseasonably frigid temperatures...In fact, 69 mph wind gusts blew in last week in the western Aleutian town of Adak, a former Naval Air Station east of Nuri's...
Hilsinger named new science advisor for the Aleutian King Crab Research Foundation

...John Hilsinger has been named the new science advisor for the Aleutian King Crab Research Foundation. Hilsinger - the former says in a press release that surveys to evaluate the Aleutian crab resource are limited because of distance. Crabber believe...
Cooling fan failure suspected in Aleutians emergency landing

...ANCHORAGE - A preliminary inspection conducted after the emergency landing of a Cathay Pacific flight at a remote air base in the Aleutian Islands indicates that an equipment cooling fan failed, the Hong Kong-based airline said Thursday.Smoke was detected around...
Cathay Pacific plane departs Aleutians after emergency landing

LOS ANGELES - A Cathay Pacific flight from Hong Kong to Los Angeles departed from a remote U.S. air base in the Aleutian Islands late Wednesday morning, hours after making an emergency landing because smoke was detected on board.Flight 884...


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