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The Forgotten Battle for Alaska, part III: U.S. makes attempt to reclaim Attu

...the U.S. Government that there were too few of them to rebuild their village on Attu. Instead, they would live on Atka Island in the Aleutians; the land of their traditional rivals who spoke a different dialect. The news was devastating. What...
Memorial to the Forgotten

...of Admiralty Island dedicated a memorial plaque to the Atka Island villagers who died here after being evacuated from their...thousands of miles to the south.The Navy sent seaplanes to Atka Island, using the Native village there as a base to bomb the...
Wildlife spy: Mysteries of the deep: Do you know where your halibut has been?

...larger they grow, the deeper the water they seek. They can cover long distances: one fish biologists tagged near Atka Island in the Aleutians was found in Oregon 2,500 miles away a few years later. As we fished, we hit a hot spot. At several...
Adak asks to ignore sea lion restrictions

...petition from Adak asking that 2010 regulations be kept in place from the middle of Tanaga Island to the western edge of Atka Island. The closures affect the parallel cod fishery in state waters, where the catch counts against the federal quota...
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Tow vessel reaches struggling ship in Bering Sea

...rendezvoused a few hours earlier about 45 miles north of Atka Island. Atka Island is about 1,300 miles southwest of Anchorage. The...rough seas Friday that caused it to drift toward Atka Island, raising concerns it could run aground. Since then...
Repairs completed on vessel that threatened island the United Arab Emirates. The engine problem reduced the vessel's power and it drifted in 30-foot seas toward Atka Island. Within 24 miles of the island, winds and seas abated, allowing the Golden Seas to regain enough power to steer away...
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Rough seas for ship being towed in Bering Sea

...rendezvoused in the Bering Sea, about 45 miles north of Atka Island. Warr said Sunday evening the vessels were dealing with...and rough seas Friday that caused it to drift toward Atka Island, about 1,300 miles southwest of Anchorage. Responders...
Tough commutes turns bad, the techs can find themselves stuck in remote areas for days at a time. One technician was stuck on Atka Island in the Aleutians for 19 days last year when weather socked in the airport. "You have to be a bit of an adventurer...
Ancient Aleut mask returned to Alaska

...evening with three dance groups and a hearty hors d'oeuvres spread. A sweating dance leader Ethan Petticrew from Atka Island in the Aleutians hadn't yet had time to see the mask, which was in the Alaska Gallery next to a bidarka diorama...
Observatory adds camera for volcano

...Maars Volcano is a low lying explosion crater on the Alaska Peninsula near Becharof Lake about 60 miles south of King Salmon. Korovin Volcano is a 5,030-foot volcano on northern Atka Island about 1,080 miles southwest of Anchorage.


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