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Village seeks to reunite with Russian relatives

...reminder, each and every day," Soolook, an Inupiat Eskimo, says of the view from Little Diomede Island. Less than 3 miles away is Big Diomede Island, but it might as well be thousands of miles from his village, Diomede, because it is strictly...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-19/village-seeks-reunite-russian-relatives
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Warming climate leaves fewer walrus to hunt

...domestic reindeer or caribou. But opportunities aren't as bountiful for Diomede on the western coast of Little Diomede Island, only a few miles from Russia. The community of 120 harvested one walrus in 2014, prompting city and Native leaders...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-07/warming-climate-leaves-fewer-walrus-hun
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Sidelined helicopter disrupts service to remote village

...Elliott said the last flight to Alaska's Little Diomede Island was Jan. 22. The Alaska Native village of Diomede...miles northwest of Anchorage and only 3 miles from Big Diomede Island, Russia.The Erickson helicopter was in Anchorage...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-15/sidelined-helicopter-disrupts-service-r
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Moroccan to swim from Alaska to Russia

...be the first Moroccan to swim between every continent.Hassan Baraka plans to swim 3 miles from Little Diomede Island to Big Diomede Island, Russia, Thursday, KTVA reported.However, he said Monday during a practice swim in Anchorage that...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-06/moroccan-swim-alaska-russia
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Moroccan to swim from Alaska to Russia

...Moroccan to swim between every continent.KTVA reported Hassan Baraka plans to swim 3 miles from Little Diomede Island, Alaska, to Big Diomede Island, Russia, Thursday.However, he said Monday during a practice swim in Anchorage that the Russian...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-05/moroccan-swim-alaska-russia
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