Future uncertain for rare white deer at weapons site

...they'll lose their habitat when the property is sold."The depot, completed a month before the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, provided for the ordnance storage needs of the nation for 60 years. It covered an area larger than the city of Syracuse...
Nation and World
Alaska Science Forum: Human-powered torpedo on Alaska's remote island

...and depended on being recovered by another ship. The Japanese used several of the midget subs during the attack on Pearl Harbor.Japanese leaders wanted to deploy six of them at Midway Atoll, but after defeat there they diverted the subs to Kiska...
VA secretary pays tribute to WWII Alaska Native militia defend the vast territory from the threat of Japanese invasion.The unit was activated after Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor and points along Alaska's Aleutian Islands. The volunteer militia members, nicknamed Uncle Sam's Men and Eskimo...
Photos: On the water

Purse seiners anchor in front of Pearl Harbor as they wait for a salmon opening on Monday.
Carter says US flights, sea missions in Pacific will go on

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii - Defense Secretary Ash Carter strongly defended America's right to fly over artificial islands that Beijing is building...
Not For Web
Honoring Alaska's WWII history

...406th Bombardment Squadron was stationed in Yakutat.The grand opening of Yakutat's base was three months before Pearl Harbor, he said."We knew the war was coming, and we would be drawn in," he said.Alaska got "the death trap" planes...
'Hoonah Boy' Horton dies at age 91

...buildings, including the Prospector and Foodland. He honored his fellow servicemen every year on Dec. 7, in memory of Pearl Harbor and never turned down a drink offered by grateful neighbors and friends for his service.Horton was one of the only...
The forgotten battle for Alaska

...United States on Dec. 7, 1941 with the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii and the loss of the U.S. battle fleet moored...that point. As ordered, he carried out his attack on Pearl Harbor but later found out that the note officially breaking...
My Turn: Renew your faith

...largest employer, the AJ Mine, eventually closed amid rising inflation and lack of work force.We had been attacked at Pearl Harbor, our naval fleet destroyed, Hitler was on the march - seemingly unstoppable. Alaska had been invaded and occupied...
Top 10 reasons to love December

...Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Boxing Day, New Year's Eve, and Hogmanny - and don't forget World AIDS Day (Dec.1), Pearl Harbor Day (Dec. 7), Human Rights Day (Dec. 10), and Repeal Day (Dec. 5), the day we celebrate the end of Prohibition...


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