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Seattle, like it or not, becomes Shell's Arctic base

...supplies and personnel before spending the brief Arctic summer in the Chukchi Sea, which stretches north from the Bering Strait between Alaska and Russia.Hurricane-force winds and 50-foot seas can quickly threaten even the sturdiest ships...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-15/seattle-it-or-not-becomes-shells-arctic
State
Seattle, like it or not, becomes Shell's Arctic base

...supplies and personnel before spending the brief Arctic summer in the Chukchi Sea, which stretches north from the Bering Strait between Alaska and Russia.Hurricane-force winds and 50-foot seas can quickly threaten even the sturdiest ships...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-14/seattle-it-or-not-becomes-shells-arctic
State
Alaska Science Forum: Discoveries at Serpentine Hot Springs

...the Yukon before, but those were on the ground surface or near it. Points found in western Russia just across the Bering Strait are not fluted.Serpentine "was the first time in Alaska someone found fluted points in a buried and datable context...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-24/alaska-science-forum-discoveries-ser
Outdoors
1000-year-old artifact shows prehistoric Alaska, Asia trade

...tool that was sharpened at the site hundreds of years ago. Its chemical fingerprint pinpointed its origin across the Bering Strait.Rasic said another piece of obsidian found at the Cape Espenberg dig was traced to Interior Alaska, suggesting...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-21/1000-year-old-artifact-shows-prehistori
State
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for March 30

...multibillion-dollar idea envisions highways and railways running from one end of Russia to the other, stretching to the Bering Strait and a tunnel to Alaska. Of course, this isn't the first time we've heard this idea, and we're sure it'll...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-30/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-m
Opinion
Alaska Science Forum: Far-north changes pondered in San Francisco

...That is one of the fastest rates measured on the planet.Recent short-term measurements are even more extreme. In Bering Strait west of Wales, the sea-surface temperature in August 2014 was more than 7 degrees warmer than the average for the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/alaska-science-forum-far-north-chang
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-07/coast-guard-proposes-bering-strait-ship
State
Alaska deep-water port proposed for vessels in Arctic waters

...Alaska's west and north coast.Nome is south of the Bering Strait but far closer to Arctic waters than the nearest Coast...the necessary permits. Tour boats travel across the Bering Strait, and state and federal officials anticipate shipping...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-19/alaska-deep-water-port-proposed-vessels
State
Alaska Science Forum: Alaska blackfish in a world of its own

...loner that fins through lakes and tundra ponds across much of the state. It exists nowhere else, except just across Bering Strait in Siberia. Not much larger than a banana, the fish is different from others in the state because in addition to gathering...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-05/alaska-science-forum-alaska-blackfis
Outdoors
Volunteers bring Santa to remote village

...gifts to Shishmaref, located about 600 miles northwest of Anchorage or about 100 miles east from Russia, across the Bering Strait in the Chukchi Sea."There is a lot of need in Shishmaref," school Principal Ralph Watkins said. "Having access...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-10/volunteers-bring-santa-remote-village
State

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