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Coast Guard copter from Kodiak flies to Shemya

...KODIAK - Coast Guard crews from Kodiak flew to Shemya in the western Aleutians to medevac a crewman...the bulk carrier about 85 miles southwest of Shemya and delivered to a commercial medevac in Shemya. The bulk carrier, the Asia Graca, is on...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051810/reg_640858977.shtml
Regional News
Shemya testing bypassed in defense plan

...testing will not be conducted on radar on Shemya Island before its deployment in a national...Defense Department officials said a Shemya radar test, integrated with a missile...integrated test for the Cobra Dane radar at Shemya's Eareckson Air Force Station in the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092603/sta_defense.shtml
News
Empire Editorial: Daylight saving time is a necessary inconvenience

...now, Alaska has three time zones. Metlakatla is on Pacific Time (unofficially, Hyder is, too). Out west, Adak, Atka, Shemya and Attu are on Hawaii-Aleutians time. The rest of the state is firmly in the Alaska Time Zone.That wasn't always the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-11/empire-editorial-daylight-saving-time
Opinion
Alaska storm brings frigid weather to swath of US

...Friday with sustained winds of 70 mph and gusts up to 96 mph on Shemya Island. While it has weakened, it also is helping change the...with the College Park, Maryland, weather service office.On Shemya, where 120 civilian contractors staff an early warning radar...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-10/alaska-storm-brings-frigid-weather-swat
State
Powerful storm blasts Aleutians, then weakens

...plains on Monday.The storm's strongest recorded winds were on Shemya Island, where 120 civilian contractors staff an early warning...Sustained winds of 70 mph and gusts up to 96 mph were recorded on Shemya, said Shaun Baines, a meteorologist with the National Weather...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-09/powerful-storm-blasts-aleutians-then-we
State
Empire Editorial: Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Nov. 10, 2014

...Southwest got a lot of attention this week - you probably even had the opportunity to remind your Facebook friends that Juneau and Shemya aren't close together, even though they're in the same state. Thanks to good work by the National Weather Service and...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-10/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-n
Opinion
The Forgotten Battle for Alaska, part III: U.S. makes attempt to reclaim Attu

...only that, but with the continued air and sea blockade, food and supplies were running out. American planes flew from Attu, Shemya, Amchitka and Adak delivering as much as 300,000 pounds of explosives per day. Japanese troop strength was estimated at...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-01-04/forgotten-battle-alaska-part-iii-us
Neighbors
7.9 quake in Aleutians spawns small tsunami

...reaching only a couple of inches at Adak and Shemya.But the earthquake was widely felt in...affected area. Shaking could also be felt in Shemya and other villages along the island chain...and waiting for it to end," he said.Shemya Island is where the U.S. military operates...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-24/79-quake-aleutians-spawns-small-tsunami
State
Glacier Gold

...treacherous terrain, as a memorial service was organized for victims, the rumors began. A Northwest Airlins DC4 on the tarmac at Shemya in the 1940s. The plane had been on a mission, people said. It was carrying a secret cargo hidden in the hold in a great...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112899/Ins_gold.html
Inside
My Turn: Ditch the bogus maps

...within the planet's western hemisphere. The farthest islands in the Aleutian chain - Attu, Shemya and Kiska - lie in the eastern hemisphere. Attu, Shemya and Kiska were the only United States territories invaded and occupied by an enemy force during...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-04/ditch-bogus-maps
Opinion

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