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Helicopter service to Little Diomede halted

...state portion of the funding is distributed by Kawerak Inc., a regional nonprofit corporation established by the Bering Straits Native Association.Kawerak official Pearl Mikulski said she expects the contract to be settled soon. Kutyba said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-10/helicopter-service-little-diomede-halte
State
Helicopter service to Little Diomede Island halted

...state portion of the funding is distributed by Kawerak Inc., a regional nonprofit corporation established by the Bering Straits Native Association.Kawerak official Pearl Mikulski said she expects the contract to be settled soon. Kutyba said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-09/helicopter-service-little-diomede-islan
State
Lacking sea ice, seal pups bask on Nome beaches

...reported healthy.Four types of ice-dependent seals - bearded, ringed, spotted and ribbon seals - are found in the Bering Strait region. All are protected under the Marine Mammal Protection Act.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-03/lacking-sea-ice-seal-pups-bask-nome-bea
State
Lacking sea ice, seal pups bask on Nome beaches

...reported healthy.Four types of ice-dependent seals - bearded, ringed, spotted and ribbon seals - are found in the Bering Strait region. All are protected under the Marine Mammal Protection Act.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-02/lacking-sea-ice-seal-pups-bask-nome-bea
State
Bering Straits Native Corp. seeks land for future Arctic port

...Economics study.Commissioned by Bering Straits Native Corp. and marine services...Increasing maritime activity in the Bering Strait is a major reason the U.S...have been made as to how much Bering Strait vessel traffic will increase in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-30/bering-straits-native-corp-seeks-land-f
State
Melting the Ice Curtain, Pt. 3

...Soviet negotiators initialed the agreement allowing visa-free travel across the border for Natives who live along the Bering Strait.By September, the U.S. Customs Service had hired a part-time agent at Gambell on St. Lawrence Island to handle...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-17/melting-ice-curtain-pt-3
State
Melting the Ice Curtain, Pt. 1

...years, Alaska Natives along the Bering Strait traveled to Siberia by boat and...visit the Soviet Union across the Bering Strait.Hoover's action followed a...Soviet officials had crossed the Bering Strait since Hoover's order."This...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-15/melting-ice-curtain-pt-1
State
Melting the Ice Curtain, Pt. 2

...time the expedition reached the Bering Strait coast in mid-April, the sea...expedition, the current in the Bering Strait was really vicious," Brelsford...stable, unlike the rest of the Bering Strait ice - and each member of the expedition...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-16/melting-ice-curtain-pt-2
State
Polish engineer sets sail for Northwest Passage

...the Russian side, crossing the Bering Strait to reach Nome - as far south in...the Lady Dana 44 crossed the Bering Strait to arrive in Nome."We went straight from Bering Strait to Vancouver," he said.The...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-30/polish-engineer-sets-sail-northwest-pas
State
Airborne umiak sails over museum

...umiak is one of the few surviving examples of the two-masted trading boats used to haul people and goods across the Bering Strait between Alaska and Siberia. The umiak's frame, built around 1920 by Jonathan Onalik in Wales, was moved into the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-27/airborne-umiak-sails-over-museum
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