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Moroccan to swim from Alaska to Russia

...of his goal to be the first Moroccan to swim between every continent.Hassan Baraka plans to swim 3 miles from Little Diomede Island to Big Diomede Island, Russia, Thursday, KTVA reported.However, he said Monday during a practice swim in...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-06/moroccan-swim-alaska-russia
Sports
Helicopter service to Little Diomede halted

NOME - A government contract delay has halted transportation to and from Little Diomede Island, one of Alaska's most remote communities.The weekly helicopter flights were suspended because a system of federal and state...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-10/helicopter-service-little-diomede-halte
State
Helicopter service to Little Diomede Island halted

NOME - A government contract delay has halted transportation to and from Little Diomede Island, one of Alaska's most remote communities.The weekly helicopter flights were suspended because a system of federal and state...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-09/helicopter-service-little-diomede-islan
State
Melting the Ice Curtain, Pt. 1

...will publish Monday, June 16, and the series will conclude Tuesday, June 17. The international border between Little Diomede Island and Big Diomede Island is a strange place. It doesn't just mark the line between the United States and Russia...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-15/melting-ice-curtain-pt-1
State
Melting the Ice Curtain, Pt. 2

...other with abandon and laughing about it."The next day, four Soviet helicopters flew overhead and landed on Little Diomede Island, the American side of the border. Aboard were 84 Soviet dignitaries and journalists, as well as a handful of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-16/melting-ice-curtain-pt-2
State
Moroccan to swim from Alaska to Russia

...be the first Moroccan to swim between every continent.KTVA reported Hassan Baraka plans to swim 3 miles from Little Diomede Island, Alaska, to Big Diomede Island, Russia, Thursday.However, he said Monday during a practice swim in Anchorage...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-05/moroccan-swim-alaska-russia
State
US Coast Guard cutter helps Diomede by taking recyclables

...community of Diomede is located on the western coast of Little Diomede Island, in the Bering Strait. The community of 119 people...working for four years to improve waste management on Little Diomede Island.She is now focusing on electronic waste, and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-25/us-coast-guard-cutter-helps-diomede-tak
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-04-25/rainforest-warriors
Art
Fairbanks-based company builds treatment plants in hostile locales

...company 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-04-15/fairbanks-based-company-builds-treatmen
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-10-16/kenai-woman-fills-museum-mementos-treas
State

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