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South Korean vessel heads to Bering Sea where 27 died

JUNEAU - Ongoing search efforts at the site where a fishing ship sank in the Bering Sea, killing at least 27 people, likely will be measured in weeks, not days, a representative of the South Korean government said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-12/south-korean-vessel-heads-bering-sea-wh
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International search and rescue

...Korean fishing vessel sank in the Bering Sea, the U.S. Coast Guard in Alaska...throughout the day," Deer said."The Bering Sea is always a hostile environment to...added.Inclement weather in the Bering Sea has proved a challenge for searchers...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-11/international-search-and-rescue
Local
More cold cash for Iditarod sled dog race winner

...conference.So far, 79 mushers so far are signed up for the 2015 race, including defending champion Dallas Seavey. The race starts March 7 in Anchorage and ends about nine days later on Front Street in Nome, a block off the frozen Bering Sea.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-03/more-cold-cash-iditarod-sled-dog-race-
Sports
Board revokes liquor license of strip club on boat

...Byler said he plans to appeal the unanimous decision Monday regarding his 120-foot floating business, a converted Bering Sea crabbing boat dubbed "Wild Alaskan.""I can't believe what just happened," Byler told the Alaska Dispatch News...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-03/board-revokes-liquor-license-strip-club
State
Small size, big appetites

...shrews, 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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-05/small-size-big-appetites
Outdoors
Agency proposes critical habitat for ringed seals

...it's proposing critical habitat for ringed seals throughout U.S. jurisdiction in the Beaufort and Bering seas and in much of the western Bering Sea."After reviewing the best available information, our scientists identified the habitat features...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-05/agency-proposes-critical-habitat-rin
Outdoors
Regular mail becomes less so in village

ANCHORAGE - A village on a remote Alaska island in the Bering Sea has been without a regular mail delivery service since the community's only postal worker quit last month because of pregnancy...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-07/regular-mail-becomes-less-so-village
State
Groups sue to protect walrus from drilling

...will just add to their woes," Grafe said.Chukchi Sea walrus, a population shared with Russia, spend winters in the Bering Sea. When summer arrives and ice begins to melt, females and their young ride the sea ice edge north through the Bering...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-11/groups-sue-protect-walrus-drilling
State
Intense storm headed to Aleutian Islands

...arrive late Friday or Saturday before weakening in the Bering Sea, the National Weather Service said.The storm could...director of the Seattle-based trade association Alaska Bering Sea Crabbers. He said the coming storm is huge but the fleet...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-07/intense-storm-headed-aleutian-islands
State
Study: World's most acidic water in Bering Sea

...during the cold winter months in the Bering Sea, according to a new study.Researchers...globe changes with the seasons.The Bering Sea has shallow waters, a broad continental...Together, the conditions make the Bering Sea ideal for acidity, especially in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-24/study-worlds-most-acidic-water-bering-s
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