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Despite hunting ban, seals decline

...Atmospheric Administration in Seattle, who in July counted male adult fur seals in 14 rookeries on St. Paul and St. George islands. The Pribilofs - about 750 miles southwest of Anchorage in the Bering Sea - are home to about 70 percent of the world's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082004/sta_sealdecline.shtml
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Alaska Digest

...107-foot vessel Zenith with 16 crew and 125 tons of fish on board was disabled about 25 nautical miles southwest of St. George Island. The Coast Guard reported that seas were about 17 feet and winds were 40 knots. The Zenith was fishing for black...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102206/sta_20061022044.shtml
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Juneau scientist explores world's largest marine canyon

...without having a clue about what's down there." Pribilof Canyon, 1,830 meters deep, starts 35 miles south of St. George Island. Zhemchug Canyon lies to the west. Researchers have wanted to visit the zone because it's thought to be one of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091607/loc_20070916020.shtml
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Crews remove oil from trawler aground

...Conservation said responders have offloaded 10,605 gallons of diesel fuel from a 112-foot trawler aground on St. George Island. The Mar-Gun grounded March 5 on the north end of St. George, an island 750 miles west of Anchorage in the Bering...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031209/reg_408288454.shtml
Group says St. George building is most endangered; Juneau church makes top 5

ANCHORAGE - The Community Hall on St. George Island is Alaska's most endangered property. That's the determination of the Alaska Association for Historic Preservation. The organization...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060109/reg_445892986.shtml
Obituaries

...Sealaska Heritage Foundation, and helped develop the scholarship program there. Her maternal grandparents came from St. George Island in the Pribilofs. Along with other Aleut families, they were forcibly relocated in the early 1940s from the Aleutians...

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Vessel grounded on Alaska island

...Thursday that it was taking on water. Francis says the Seattle-based Mar-Gun went aground at the north end of Saint George Island, 760 miles southwest of Anchorage. Francis says the trawler is carrying 15,000 gallons of diesel. No fuel has...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030609/reg_405800217.shtml
Scientist tests new seafloor mapping tech

...survey portion of the pilot project. "A highlight of the expedition was transiting survey lines in front of St. George Island and having over a dozen community members radio the ship and express their excitement over the fact that their 'front...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070709/sta_460684995.shtml
Welch, Keaton to wed

...the couple are invited to the wedding and reception. The bride is the daughter of Alvin and Anna Merculief of St. George Island, Alaska. She is a student at the University of Alaska Southeast. The groom is the son of Robert and Bettelou Keaton...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060702/nei_welch.shtml
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Feds face huge Pribilof cleanup

...west-southwest of Anchorage. Tens of thousands of gallons of fuel oil has seeped into the tundra on St. Paul and St. George islands due to leaky fuel tanks and lines or from outright dumping. The landscape is home to tons of debris, including derelict...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091002/sta_cleanup.shtml
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