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Rainforest Warriors

...him by friend and fellow carver Abel Ryan, and the polar bear hide was brought to him by a friend with family on Little Diomede Island."A buddy of mine, his cousin lives on Little Diomede, and this bear was chasing his next door neighbor across the...
Fairbanks-based company builds treatment plants in hostile locales has also designed systems for everything from permafrost-bound homes in the Goldstream Valley to a plant on Little Diomede Island, located just 2 miles from Russia in the Bering Strait.For the two Point Thomson systems, Lifewater assembled...
Kenai woman fills museum mementos, treasures from her life

...anything, you are walking into, 'Holy cow, I forgot that was hanging there.'"Bottorff's family is from Little Diomede Island and her grandmother was from Siberia. She was born, however, in Shovel Creek near Nome.On the back wall of...
Palin pulls a Palin

...Charles Gibson that she was qualified to speak authoritatively about foreign policy because the Eskimos who live on Little Diomede Island in the Alaskan Arctic can see Russia out their front windows.John McCain is as astute a politician as Dick Cheney...
Kayaker rescued in Bering Strait

...initially reported Tuesday night that 49-year-old Audun Nordhus was in distress about 10 miles southeast of Little Diomede Island. An Alaska Air National Guard helicopter hoisted him aboard early Wednesday and took him to Nome. The Coast Guard...
Some opt to celebrate 2000 in odd spot

ANCHORAGE - The rocky island of Little Diomede, surrounded by the icy Bering Strait, without a hotel and hardly enough level ground to pitch a tent, seems an unlikely destination for tourists in the middle of winter.
Alaska Digest

...found no sign of the girl as of late Sunday afternoon, villagers said. Diomede is located on the western coast of Little Diomede Island about 135 miles northwest of Nome. Fort Wainwright yard sales draw bargain hunters FAIRBANKS - Bargain hunters...
Alaskan dies after harpooned whale tips boat

...was hunting with his older brother and two of his brother's children about 20 miles southwest of their home on Little Diomede Island when the accident occurred. Seven whaling boats were involved in the subsistence hunt early Wednesday morning...
National Guard seeks cold war soldiers for documentary

...from the perspective of Alaska Natives based at remote outposts in Gambell, Savoonga, Wales, Point Hope and Little Diomede Island at the time, officials said Thursday. The ultimate goal is to produce a 50-minute video featuring Cold War...
State Briefs

...municipal attorney in Anchorage from 1995 to 2000. Diomede faces whale fine ANCHORAGE - The village of Diomede on Little Diomede Island will be fined by the International Whaling Commission for hunting a gray whale, an Alaska whaling official said...


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