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Group starts ferry between Bering Sea islands

ST. GEORGE - A community development group is working to make St. George, a village on the island of the same name in the Bering Sea, a little less lonely with a new ferry service between the town and St. Paul Island, 40 miles away.
Small size, big appetites

...which are smaller than most mice. There are about 10 species of shrews in Alaska, including three on different Bering Sea islands and three species in Southeast. One of the local species is the water shrew, which can scurry over water surfaces...
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...
Alaska Digest

...ranges. Tanadgusix's shareholders are the Native residents of St. Paul, a village of 700 people on a remote Bering Sea island. The floating dock, the length of almost two football fields, was built in 1944 and required significant cleanup...
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...
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...
Alaska Digest

...Judge John W. Sedwick told Michael Richard Zacharof - the former president of the Aleut tribal government on the Bering Sea island - that the lure of money caused him to betray his values, leaving him banned from the annual hunt, and his family...
Federal rules stall funding for rural plumbing projects

...another village. By now, indoor plumbing should have been installed in the homes of 10 families in Mekoryuk, a Bering Sea island village, said Lynn Marino, with the state's Village Safe Water program. The homes are part of an $800,000...
My Turn: Celebrating 100 years of women in our lives

...service in the Alaska State Legislature in 2009 after 6 years as a legislative aide. He now represents House District 37 which covers the Kuskowim Bay, Western Bristol Bay, Alaska Peninsula, Aleutian Chain, Bering Sea Islands and Bethel.
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...


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