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Coast Guard suspends search for research vessel crew

...member missing from a vessel under research contract to the International Pacific Halibut Commission off a distant Bering Sea island, once called Alaska's most remote point. Sound off on the important issues at The crew member was lost when a...
PCB report on St. Lawrence Island stirs controversy among scientists, health officials

...issued a bulletin rebutting the conclusion of an environmental group that low-level PCBs found in residents of the Bering Sea island appeared to come from an abandoned military site. The state also said the study was flawed and failed to prove that...
Ancient mask from Alaska ghost village returned to Natives

...stranger that would change all that for the King Island settlement that relocated to Nome, 80 miles southeast of the Bering Sea island on Alaska's western coast. Charlene Saclamana, tribal coordinator with the Nome-based King Island Native Community...
Study: St. Lawrence residents have high levels of PCBs

...under a federal environmental health grant. Overall, Natives of Gambell and Savoonga, the two communities on the Bering Sea island, averaged 7.5 parts per billion of PCBs in their blood, compared with a national average of 0.9-1.5, according...
Alaska Briefs

...his wife was having an affair with Harris, who three weeks earlier had arrived to command the Loran Station on the Bering Sea island. The slaying is believed to be the first of a guardsman on Coast Guard property. Assistant District Attorney Adrienne...
For Natives, Thanksgiving a celebration of bounty

...But elders remember a different time, before turkey became the table centerpiece. Growing up decades ago on the Bering Sea Island of Saint Paul, Mary Bourdukofsky's Aleut family celebrated the holiday with cormorants - the Aleut turkey - fish...
Alaska Digest mud and snow during landings. The cancellations derailed travel plans for as many as 70 people on the remote Bering Sea island and an unknown number in Anchorage by the end of Thursday, the airline said. PenAir president Orin Seybert blamed...
Alaska Science Forum: The mammoth mystery of St. Paul Island

...Radiocarbon dating showed the mammoth died about 6,500 years ago. Here was proof that mammoths lived on the Bering Sea island thousands of years after the creatures vanished from mainland Alaska.There began a detective story that attracted...
Vessel grounded on Alaska island

ANCHORAGE - The Coast Guard says the five crew members of a trawler that went aground on a Bering Sea island have been safely hoisted from the fishing vessel. There are no reported injuries among the crew members, who are being examined...
Treasure from the Past

...1951-52 Journal of Juan and Rie Muñoz, Teachers on a Bering Sea Island," which hit bookstores this month. King Island...1951-52 Journal of Juan and Rie Muñoz, Teachers on a Bering Sea Island," First Friday Gallery Walk book signing with Rie...


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