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...
Aleut Corp. subsidiary settles Adak spill case for $700,000

ANCHORAGE - A fuel company serving Adak in the Aleutian Islands will pay a $500,000 civil fine and spend $200,000 on compliance measures for a spill that put more than 35,000...
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...
The forgotten battle for Alaska

...involve the first Japanese attack in the Aleutian Islands.June 7, 1942, is a date lost...on Unalaska Island; all part of the Aleutian chain. Most Americans know that World...aorthern area Japanese force for the Aleutian operation, a double convoy (one segment...
Alaska Science Forum: 1946 tsunami survivor shares her story

On April 1, 1946, the sea floor ruptured just south of Unimak Island in the Aleutian Islands. Seawater displaced by the giant earthquake sent a 100-foot wave into the Scotch Cape lighthouse on Unimak, destroying...
Coast Guard event looks back at freighter grounding

KODIAK - Just over 10 years ago, a ship carrying soybeans went aground in Makushin Bay on Unalaska Island in the Aleutian Chain during a big storm.Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak responded with a Jayhawk helicopter and the cutter Alex Haley...
Remote Aleutian villages seek greenhouses to get fresh greens

...miles from Anchorage to the tip of the Aleutian Islands - which is geographically in...Wright, senior scientist at the nonprofit Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association, who was...coalition Wright is involved in includes the Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association, APICDA...
Exploration begins in Aleutian Islands after 2 decades as gold prices skyrocket

...another exploration has been launched into remote parts of the Aleutian Islands and Alaska Peninsula.The Alaska Journal of Commerce...inflation skyrocketed and gold prices rose, sparking work in the Aleutian Islands. But when the economy stabilized, exploration was...
Earthquake hits in Aleutian region

ANCHORAGE - A moderate earthquake has hit in the Aleutian Islands. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 5.2-magnitude...struck at 10:40 p.m. Wednesday and was centered near the Aleutian's Andreanof Islands, about 30 miles southeast of Adak...
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Trio of small quakes hits Aleutian Islands

...Information Center reported a trio of small quakes has rattled Alaska's Aleutian Islands. The last of the three quakes hit around 11:30 p.m. Friday...magnitude of 4.3. Both were located in the Rat Island region of the Aleutian's.


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