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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
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
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
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
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
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

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