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Drill ship pulled from rocks

ANCHORAGE - A large floating drill rig that ran aground a week ago on a remote Alaska island arrived as planned Monday in the shelter of a Kodiak Island bay after being towed about 45 miles through swells as high as 15 feet...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-01-07/drill-ship-pulled-from-rocks
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2 years after Japan tsunami, debris spreads in US

...and so much more - out to sea.About a year later, the buoy was found more than 3,000 miles away on a remote Alaska island, discovered by an avid beachcomber who, through sheer coincidence, was later able to find the owner, who had lost...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-03-09/2-years-after-japan-tsunami-debris-s
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Former 'Rat Island' has whole new look

...federal wildlife officials are reporting success, five years after undertaking an effort to eradicate rats from a remote Alaska island.Officials with Island Conservation, The Nature Conservancy and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Wednesday...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-10-23/former-rat-island-has-whole-new-look
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2 years after Japan tsunami, debris spreads in US

...and so much more - out to sea. About a year later, the buoy was found more than 3,000 miles away on a remote Alaska island, discovered by an avid beachcomber who, through sheer coincidence, was later able to find the owner, who had lost...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-03-16-1
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Grounding prompts federal assessment of Arctic drilling

ANCHORAGE - A day after Royal Dutch Shell PLC towed a damaged floating drill rig to shelter from a remote Alaska island, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced the department will perform an "expedited, high-level assessment" of the 2012 Arctic...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-01-08/grounding-prompts-federal-assessment
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Salvagers tight-lipped on Shell vessel recovery

...ANCHORAGE - The united command overseeing the salvage of the Royal Dutch Shell PLC drill barge that ran aground on a remote Alaska island will release minimal information on the vessel until an assessment is completed, a spokeswoman said. Shell's drill...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-01-19-0
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Kulluk in stable condition

...Dutch Shell PLC drill barge says the vessel's damage poses no threat to its stability while it's anchored off an Alaska island.But spokesman Kevin Hardy said Wednesday he could not answer whether hull damage will make the Kulluk unsuitable...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-01-30/kulluk-in-stable-condition
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Remains of bear mauling victim found

ANCHORAGE - Human remains found ravaged by one or more brown bears on a southeast Alaska island are likely from a Sitka man overdue on a boating trip, Sitka police said Monday. Police confirmed the grisly death Sunday and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-10-15/remains-of-bear-mauling-victim-found
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A View Askew

...ours have to go to college savings funds?) and the pursuit of quality breakfast cereals. Being raised on a rural Alaska island with no road access, my brother and I were not in general culinary connoisseurs. Our parents were good cooks, but the ingredients...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/042207/people_0422peo002.shtml
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Rocket launches from Alaska with Navy satellite

ANCHORAGE - A rocket launched from an Alaska island Tuesday is carrying an experimental Navy satellite designed to provide safer combat communications. The satellite will allow troops...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-09-28/rocket-launches-from-alaska-with-nav
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