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Corps of Engineers advances Arctic port study

...nearby Port Clarence, or a combination of the Seward Peninsula locations.The Alaska office of the Corps, performing...deep-draft port study was launched last year, and the Seward Peninsula locations, though south of the Arctic Circle and...
State news roundup for Monday, Nov. 4, 2013

...east Russia, with the Bering Land Bridge National Preserve and Cape Krusenstern National Monument on Alaska's Seward Peninsula.Murkowksi and Young say in a statement that they're concerned that the proposed park will not bring any direct...
Tiny barbarians at the gate

...Strait," Adler said.Genetic evidence also tells him that several species of black fly have found their way to the Seward Peninsula from farther south."If it continues to warm, then species from more southerly climes will keep working northward...
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Kiteboarders end bid to cross Bering Strait

...28-year-old Geza Scholtz, of Switzerland, had planned to travel on a kiteboard from Wales on the western tip of the Seward Peninsula across the rough, windy Bering Strait. The Anchorage Daily News reports the adventurers ended their bid this month...
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This Day in History

...Tuttle of the R/V Bear reported that a measles epidemic had killed many Eskimos along the western coast of the Seward Peninsula. In 1913, the first airplane flight in Alaska was made by Capt. J.V. Martin at Fairbanks. In 1950, the Liberty...
Shishmaref to build rock wall to stem erosion from tides

...erosion brought by the violent tides of the Chukchi Sea. Shishmaref, a village of about 600 people five miles off the Seward Peninsula, suffered extensive erosion damage last October when a powerful storm sent 15-foot waves crashing onto the beach...
Dying musk oxen on Slope remain a mystery

...They seem to happen only on the Slope, not to musk oxen in other herds such as those at Cape Thompson or on the Seward Peninsula in Northwest Alaska, biologists say. Musk oxen top out at 800 pounds and can kill smaller bears with thrusts from...
Buckwheat Donahue to trek across America

...Norton Sound on the Bering Sea. Donahue will exit the canoe, kayak through Norton Sound, walk over part of the Seward Peninsula to Nome, fly to Whitehorse and walk back to Skagway on the Chilkoot Trail. He's due back at the convention and...
Pastor completes unicycle trek for Inuit

...and unicycle all the way back. His goal was to raise money for an endowment fund for the Inupiat Eskimos of the Seward Peninsula, where he had his first preaching assignment. So far $250,000 has been collected from various sources for the...
Proud of Gail

...Phillips has made for Alaska. Whether it has been her involvement in the early years of the Iditarod, mining on the Seward Peninsula, operating a sporting goods store in Homer or her countless hours serving the public as a proud member of the Homer...


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