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School security funds to address lockdown needs

...of energy. More than 410 students attend school in Unalaska, which is about 800 miles southeast of Anchorage, on Unalaska Island in the Aleutian chain."What the funding will do is help pay for utilities," Pound said. "That's a big deal...
Salvors ready Shell drill ship for tow attempt

...has experience with other major groundings, including the Selendang Ayu, a cargo ship wrecked in December 2004 on Unalaska Island. Smit Salvage, the Dutch company hired to salvage the Kulluk, also worked on that wreck.Magone's company is...
State briefs

...possibly sinking with three fishermen aboard near Unalaska Island, the agency said. The Coast Guard received a radio...hitting a rock about eight miles off Spray Cape near Unalaska Island, officials said. The Dark Star's captain said...
Report: State, federal governments unprepared for responding to oil spills

...freighter carrying 66,000 tons of soybeans from Washington state to Xiamen, China, ran aground on the west side of Unalaska Island in December 2004. The vessel owned by the Singapore-based IMC Group, broke in half, spilling more than 335...
Cruise vessel runs aground; eco-tourists abandon ship

...better than the ship. "She has substantial damage," said Chief Warrant Officer Roddy Corr, with the Coast Guard on Unalaska Island. Corr said the ship's forward fuel tank was punctured on a rock, spilling approximately 5,000 gallons of diesel...
Alaska Digest

...654-foot ship. The Cougar Ace was being towed through Samalga Pass in the Aleutian Island chain to waters north of Unalaska Island and was located about 10 miles northwest of Umnak Island in calm seas Sunday. Authorities determined last week that...
Hundreds of dead birds wash up on Unalaska Island

ANCHORAGE - Hundreds of dead sea birds washed ashore on Unalaska Island over a two-day span and scientists are trying to figure out why. Sound off on the important issues at Several hundred shearwaters...
Fishing vessel goes aground on Unalaska Island

...involving the 58-foot TerriGail. The vessel was unoccupied when it later ran aground on the northwest coast of Unalaska Island. Mosley says there are no immediate reports of a fuel spill from the vessel, which is carrying 800 gallons of diesel...
Regional News
Tow vessel reaches struggling ship in Bering Sea

...The ship, the same size of the Golden Seas, ran aground Dec. 8, 2004, and broke apart on the north side of Unalaska Island, also in the Aleutians. About 66,000 tons of soybeans were lost.
Alaska Digest

...Environmental cleanup efforts are done for the year to repair the damage done when a soybean tanker broke up off Unalaska Island last December, spilling a large amount of fuel. Work has been completed on more than three-fourths of the shoreline...


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