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Sea otters declared recovered from 1989 Exxon Valdez spill

...their lives.A decade after the spill, sea otters still were not returning to areas hit hard by oil, such as the Knight Island archipelago and lingering oil was detected as a reason. Through 2007, according to an earlier study, sea otters...
Coast Guard: 3 overdue boaters found uninjured

...located by the U.S. Coast Guard Tuesday. The men had put the anchor down in Lower Passage on the north side of Knight Island after the boat experienced engine problems.The crew of a Coast Guard cutter remained with the boat, a 24-foot...
Dog's death inspires drive for pet-behavior hot line

...watched over Bill Hitchcock's body for 12 days after the caretaker was struck and killed by a falling tree at the Knight Island Lodge in Prince William Sound, about 90 miles southeast of Anchorage. When searchers arrived at the island, the...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Crews are searching for the Exxon Valdez' long-term effects By MAUREEN CLARK THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KNIGHT ISLAND - Mike Angaiak crouches on his knees on the rocky beach at Snug Harbor, scraping the bottom of a sandy pit with a trowel. Finding...
State Briefs

...definitely a hero." Loyal dog guides searchers CHENEGA BAY - The body of an Anchorage man working as a lodge caretaker on Knight Island was found Wednesday. The caretaker's dog apparently stood by the dead man's side for 12 days in the wilderness...
Chignik has a home for a loyal dog

...said Marilyn Stowell of Spokane, Wash., owner of a Knight Island lodge where Buddy's owner worked as a caretaker...population and seaside location are a similar environment to Knight Island, where Buddy and Hitchcock were the only residents...
Crews are searching for the Exxon Valdez' long-term effects

KNIGHT ISLAND - Mike Angaiak crouches on his knees on the rocky beach at Snug Harbor...Service survey crew member saves mussels in mid-May for later testing on Knight Island in Prince William Sound. Michael Dineen / The Associated Press Human...
Study: Oil lingering from Exxon spill

...otters elsewhere around northern Knight Island continues to decline," said...colleagues focused their research on Knight Island about 40 miles southwest of the...stretches of shoreline along three Knight Island bays - Herring Bay, Lower Pass...
University scientists discover new habitat rinse off the $75 piece of equipment. It slipped out of her hand and sank in 60 feet of water near the shore of Knight Island, on the western edge of the sound. "Rule number one, don't lean overboard to do anything, and I didn't obey...
Plan for floating outpost near Whittier stirs outcry

...environmentalists. Opponents of the proposed development at Knight Island say more boat traffic would threaten an uninhabited...Now under review by state and federal agencies, the Knight Island Lodge/Floating Fuel Station would be secured a few...


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