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As president comes to Anchorage, spots of Juneau rise to surface many are unaware of basic things about Alaska."He remembers a few years ago when someone asked him when the Bering Strait would freeze - the person wanted to drive across the ice to Russia.Two tents down from Bloom was Robert Jaro, a...
Coast Guard proposes Bering Strait shipping route

...wide shipping route through the Bering Strait to try to protect the region...Last year ships went through the Bering Strait 440 times, twice the traffic...That increased traffic in the Bering Strait traverses rough waters, far from...
My Turn: Sailing Arctic Seas in the Oval Office

...over the standard Suez Canal route by going through the Bering Strait and along Russia's Arctic coast. Access to considering specific shipping rules for Alaska's Bering Strait region.The Polar Code is a critical first achievement...
US, Canada conduct Bering Strait spill drill

...offshore oil spill drill near the Bering Strait.Two days of test of vessels...was held July 17 and 18.The Bering Strait separates Alaska and Russia...Asia. The route transits the Bering Strait, which can be constricted by...
Quake strikes Bering Strait region

ANCHORAGE - Monitors reported a light earthquake Saturday in Alaska's Bering Strait region. The Alaska Earthquake Information Center said the magnitude 4.1 quake struck at 3:15 a.m. Saturday about 87 miles...
Research looks at Bering Strait land bridge

...illuminating an ancient language connection between Asia and North America supports archaeological and genetic evidence that a Bering Strait land bridge once connected North America with Asia, and the discovery is being endorsed by a growing list of scholars...
Kayaker rescued in Bering Strait

NOME - A Norwegian kayaker has been rescued from the Bering Strait after asking for help when he was blown off course. Alaska State Troopers initially reported Tuesday night that 49-year-old...
Russians want international Bering Strait park

...promoting an international park that would span the Bering Strait. Russian officials unveiled their idea during a visit...federal park to be established in Chukotka, across the Bering Strait from Alaska. If and when Russia establishes a federal...
Men begin trip across Bering Strait

...42, and Alaskan Troy Henkels, 38, onto the erratic Bering Strait despite the mortal risks of polar bear in the elements and idle boots by a doorway. The Bering Strait is 56 miles at its narrowest stretch, which is the...
Kiteboarders end bid to cross Bering Strait

...Two kiteboarders have abandoned plans to cross the Bering Strait from Alaska to Russia after waiting for nearly a month...tip of the Seward Peninsula across the rough, windy Bering Strait. The Anchorage Daily News reports the adventurers ended...
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