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Village sues feds to open road in refuge

...a $37.5 million appropriation for water access to Cold Bay that included a $9 million hovercraft. The Aleutians East Borough took the vessel out of service after deciding it was unreliable and too expensive to operate.Village residents contend...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-05/village-sues-feds-open-road-refuge
State
King Cove renews call for road

...was signed by Stanley Mack, mayor of the Aleutians East Borough, and four other tribe and community leaders.Jewell...that included a $9 million hovercraft. The Aleutians East Borough took the hovercraft out of service after deciding it...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-17/king-cove-renews-call-road
State
Interior Secretary rejects Alaska land swap

...and human beings," Aleutians East Borough Mayor Stanley Mack said in a statement...prevent the state, the Aleutians East Borough or the communities of King Cove...million hovercraft. The Aleutians East Borough took it out of service after deciding...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-24/interior-secretary-rejects-alaska-land-
State
Alaska Editorial: Build the road from King Cove to Cold Bay

...and hammer boats often would make the road too dangerous to travel. But Laura Tanis, spokeswoman for the Aleutians East Borough, pointed out that King Cove already has a road crew able to keep a gravel corridor open in most conditions.- King...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-09-07/alaska-editorial-build-road-king-cove
Opinion
Jewell: No decision imminent on road through wildlife refuge

...water access to Cold Bay that included a $9 million hovercraft. The vessel was taken out of service when the Aleutians East Borough decided it was too expensive and unreliable to operate. Borough and King Cove officials began lobbying for their first...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-03/jewell-no-decision-imminent-road-throug
State
Feds reject refuge road pitched to aid patients

...villagers between the two communities.The vessel cost more than $1 million a year to operate, a price the Aleutians East Borough concluded it could not afford.Woods said a landing craft might be an option, but King Cove city administrator Gary...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-06/feds-reject-refuge-road-pitched-aid-pat
State
Study says most seafood workers live out of state

...workers of any Alaska region, but more than half are Alaska residents, the Kodiak Daily Mirror reported.The Aleutians East Borough had the most seafood processing workers, and 90.2 percent were from out of state.The study noted that many nonresident...

http://juneauempire.com/2013-02-08/study-says-most-seafood-workers-live-out-stat
King Cove village's delegation meets with Salazar on refuge road

...King Cove access. That included a $9 million hovercraft that was grounded when winds exceeded 30 mph. The Aleutians East Borough eventually decided it was too expensive to operate. It now operates in Akutan, an island in the Aleutians.Trumble...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-01/king-cove-villages-delegation-meets-sal
State
Murkowski pushes for Izembek road

...taken offline after another municipality, the Aleutians East Borough, decided it was too expensive to operate and could not reliably connect the communities.Aleutians East Borough Administrator Rick Gifford said Tuesday it's important...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-08/murkowski-pushes-izembek-road
State
Grant Aviation begins service to Akutan airport

...from the community, which is surrounded by mountainous terrain on another island. A hovercraft owned by the Aleutians East Borough links the islands.Anchorage-based Grant had been providing charter service to the airport since PenAir stopped service...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-02/grant-aviation-begins-service-akutan-ai
State

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