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Melting the Ice Curtain, Pt. 1

...along the Bering Strait traveled to Siberia by boat and across the ice, trading and fishing. Little Diomede and Big Diomede islands, in the middle of the strait, were separated by only three miles, and travel was regular until FBI director J...
Welcome return of artifacts

...their travels through the Inside Passage and stopped in communities from Metlakatla to Juneau and eventually even the Diomede Islands 200 miles north of Nome. They collected 100 trunks of scientific specimens and took more than 5,000 photographs...
Diomede mail delivery remains an adventure

...unpopular option with the locals, Ozenna said. The International Dateline runs through the Bering Sea between the two Diomede islands. Ozenna said residents just have to look over that line to see tomorrow, and the present, due largely to mail service...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Rural village revives skin boat, sod house 1/27/98

...overnight trips from Nome starting as soon as this year. Attractions include a chance to view the Big and Little Diomede islands - which straddle the U.S. and Russian border - from Wales. The few tourists who arrive, he says, always...


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