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US Coast Guard cutter helps Diomede by taking recyclables

...on the western coast of Little Diomede Island, in the Bering Strait. The community...and only about 3 miles from Big Diomede Island, Russia.Officials typically...improve waste management on Little Diomede Island.She is now focusing on electronic...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-25/us-coast-guard-cutter-helps-diomede-tak
State
Helicopter service to Little Diomede halted

...delay has halted transportation to and from Little Diomede Island, one of Alaska's most remote communities.The...reported. Little Diomede is 2 1/2 miles from Big Diomede Island, Russia.The service is contracted with Erickson...

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

...delay has halted transportation to and from Little Diomede Island, one of Alaska's most remote communities.The...reported. Little Diomede is 2 1/2 miles from Big Diomede Island, Russia.The service is contracted with Erickson...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-09/helicopter-service-little-diomede-islan
State
Melting the Ice Curtain, Pt. 2

...dated April 21, the day the expedition arrived on Big Diomede Island.On April 23, Gov. Cowper and his counterpart from...Soviet helicopters flew overhead and landed on Little Diomede Island, the American side of the border. Aboard were 84...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-16/melting-ice-curtain-pt-2
State
Melting the Ice Curtain, Pt. 1

...17. The international border between Little Diomede Island and Big Diomede Island is a strange place. It doesn't just mark the...trading and fishing. Little Diomede and Big Diomede islands, in the middle of the strait, were separated...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-15/melting-ice-curtain-pt-1
State
Rainforest Warriors

...friend and fellow carver Abel Ryan, and the polar bear hide was brought to him by a friend with family on Little Diomede Island."A buddy of mine, his cousin lives on Little Diomede, and this bear was chasing his next door neighbor across the pack...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-04-25/rainforest-warriors
Art
Fairbanks-based company builds treatment plants in hostile locales

...has also designed systems for everything from permafrost-bound homes in the Goldstream Valley to a plant on Little Diomede Island, located just 2 miles from Russia in the Bering Strait.For the two Point Thomson systems, Lifewater assembled...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-04-15/fairbanks-based-company-builds-treatmen
State
Kenai woman fills museum mementos, treasures from her life

...anything, you are walking into, 'Holy cow, I forgot that was hanging there.'"Bottorff's family is from Little Diomede Island and her grandmother was from Siberia. She was born, however, in Shovel Creek near Nome.On the back wall of the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-10-16/kenai-woman-fills-museum-mementos-treas
State
Palin pulls a Palin

...Gibson that she was qualified to speak authoritatively about foreign policy because the Eskimos who live on Little Diomede Island in the Alaskan Arctic can see Russia out their front windows.John McCain is as astute a politician as Dick Cheney...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-10-12/palin-pulls-palin
Opinion
Kayaker rescued in Bering Strait

...initially reported Tuesday night that 49-year-old Audun Nordhus was in distress about 10 miles southeast of Little Diomede Island. An Alaska Air National Guard helicopter hoisted him aboard early Wednesday and took him to Nome. The Coast Guard...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070909/reg_461486959.shtml

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