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Strong earthquake rattles Alaska's Aleutian Islands

...Nikolski and its 15 permanent residents are on Umnak Island, one of the Fox Islands, which are just less than 1,000 miles west of Anchorage.At least four quakes of magnitude 5.0 to 5.7 followed in the Fox Islands.
Cultural tourism comes with unique challenges

...nonprofit in the region that CIRI supports.Instead, CIRI's tours and lodge properties, from Denali National Park to Fox Island near Seward, highlight Alaska's wildlife and natural landscape. One company subsidiary, Kenai Fjords Tours, takes...
Police & Fire for Friday, July 10, 2015

...a $100 citation.? On June 30, Juneau Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted 58-year-old Joseph Leitzinger, of Fox Island, Washington, sport fishing near Cape Cross. Investigation revealed that Leitzinger had caught and retained a Ling Cod...
New lodge on Colt Island

...boat during water tours," Tougas said. "I thought, 'There must be something to this.' " Tougas bought land on Fox Island, about 15 miles south of Seward at the mouth of Resurrection Bay, and built a day lodge there in 1995. He said the...
Canoein' reunion

...Shultz led a group of eight boys, ages 13 to 17, and three other counselors on the original adventure, which left Fox Island near Tacoma on June 10, 1961, ending in Juneau on Aug. 2, 1961. In 1961, Perry was a 25-year-old law student...
Alaska Briefs

...about 75 miles southeast of Nikolski. Nikolski is on Nikolski Bay off the southwest end of Umnak Island, one of the Fox Islands. Nikolski is 116 air miles west of Unalaska. There were no reports of injury or damage from the quake and it did not...

...Vircsik and Marlene Lillian Deisher, both of Murrieta, Okla. John Fredric Kleinwachter and Kathryn Ann Groth, both of Fox Island, Wash. Kyle Mark French and Shilo Ann Sardaczuk, both of Broomfield, Colo. Rand Wallace Holmquist and Laura Anne...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...afternoon after their 22-foot boat swamped in the surf off Fox Island, according to the Coast Guard. William St. Pierie...three crew members in Seward, the helicopter flew to Fox Island and picked up the shipwrecked boaters at 2:33 p.m...
Alaska Digest

...epicenter was 45 miles southeast of Nikolski, a village of 31 people about 900 miles southwest of Anchorage in the Fox Islands. Architects honored for design of school ANCHORAGE - The Mat-Su Career and Technical High School has won recognition...
Alaska SeaLife Center diver dies in training

...his tank had run out of oxygen, Alaska State Troopers said. Myers, 44, was part of a two-person team diving near Fox Island. A person identified only as a "master diver" surfaced successfully. But Myers was not able to manipulate his secondary...


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