Carter says US flights, sea missions in Pacific will go on

...Carter did little to clarify what the U.S. is willing to do - diplomatically or militarily - to get China to stop the island construction.One senior U.S. official said there are discussions about conducting more military flights and patrols...
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Carol Jean Aceveda

...When Carol was growing up, she was known for her athletic ability and it was not uncommon for her to swim between the islands in Kake. She was a cheerleader, track star and beautiful artist who loved painting with watercolors. She was trained...
Admiralty, from many angles

...outside the boat's windows were the island's "charismatic megafauna...offering listeners a different take on the island's "fecund" nature. The's history with the island reaches back much further, to the...
Alaska's popular walrus cam streams again after a decade put two paid staff members on the island about 400 miles southwest of Anchorage...of the tusked mammals haul out on the island while the females are off subsistence walrus hunt on the island, she said.
Male cat nurtures kittens abandoned in Southeast

...Children walking home from school one day last week heard the kittens crying. A humane society volunteer living on the island had the kittens flown to Ketchikan.Muench is providing round-the-clock care, both at her home and at her day job...
Fowler delivers a major performance to win Players

...Kisner rolled in a breaking 10-foot birdie putt on the island-green 17th to keep pace with Fowler, who hit his tee...tap-in range for eagle. The wedge over the corner of the island to 6 feet for birdie. And then he blasted a tee shot...
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Alaska's popular walrus cam streams again after a decade

...philanthropic organization, the cam is again up and running.Every summer, up to 15,000 walruses haul out on the island about 400 miles southwest of Anchorage in northern Bristol Bay.There are four cameras pointed at two beaches on the...
Obama offers Gulf nations "ironclad" security cooperation

...the ship over a financial dispute involving damage to an Iranian oil platform.The incident took place a bit south of the island of Abu Musa just inside the Gulf, according to the U.S. official, who was not authorized to discuss details by name...
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On the Trails: Findings on dredge islands include a stranded octopus

...April, I headed out to some of the dredge islands in Gastineau Channel, along with two friends. Before we even got to the islands, we found several interesting things. In the middle of the dike trail lay the feathers and other remains of a dead...
Off the Beaten Path: The mysteries of Yakobi Island, part II

...embarrassed. I'd ignored what the island was telling me, and it nearly led...moment, to imagine the people of the island looking out on the St. Paul.As...Someday soon I hope to return to the island. I don't expect to find answers...


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