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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
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
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
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
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
Rural Alaska telecom services to be expanded

...routed along Alaska's northern coastline with spurs to Nome, Kotzebue, Barrow, Wainwright, Prudhoe Bay, Point Hope and Shemya.From there, it will be up to local service providers to tap into the service and distribute it to customers.If approved...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-06/rural-alaska-telecom-services-be-expand
State
Douglas Library to host author of 'Sea Travels' Tuesday

...was to go through my closest shave not long after that, when we were at Shemya. The second-to-last port westward in the Aleutian chain, Attu being the last, Shemya was a terrible place to handle cargo. There was a dock of sorts at the port...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-04-11/douglas-library-host-author-sea-travels-t
Art
Top official: Fort Greely frontrunner for missile base

...to take a first-hand look at potential missile sites, said Shemya Island appears to be the best site for a powerful radar to track...estimated at more than $500 million. Costello said construction on Shemya could run more than $100 million. The Defense Department is...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030700/Loc_missle.html
Local
State gets military projects

...million for a new missile defense radar on Shemya Island in the western Aleutians, and...million for several housing projects. The Shemya radar money represents the higher of two...high-resolution ``X-band'' radar on Shemya, said Lt. Col. Rick Lehner, spokesman...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070200/Loc_state.html
Local
Jet makes emergency landing in Aleutians

...Dallas-Fort Worth to Tokyo, landed safely at Eareckson Air Station on Shemya Island shortly before 4 p.m. Sunday, said Tim Smith, a...without suppression chemicals on board. The luggage was left at Shemya, and the jet flew about 1,500 miles to Anchorage instead...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071310/sta_675336820.shtml
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