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Russian, NORAD forces unite for exercise

OVER ALASKA - Flying at 34,000 feet over the Bering Strait, the Russian pilots had a singular focus: making sure...faces of the Russian pilots.From the handoff over the Bering Strait, which separates Russia from Alaska, the hijacked...
First oil spill response drill planned near Nome

...idea is to get a better sense of how far or close stakeholders actually are in case of an industrial accident near the Bering Strait.Sheffield, who is volunteering to observe wildlife during Wednesday's drill, said the exercise will help establish...
Polish boat sets sail for Northwest Passage

...the Russian side, crossing the Bering Strait to reach Nome - as far south in...the Lady Dana 44 crossed the Bering Strait to arrive in Nome."We went straight from Bering Strait to Vancouver," he said.The...
Saying goodbye

...accepted a position as superintendent of the Yupitt School District. She first began her career in education at the Bering Strait School District and is looking forward to going back to rural Alaska."I'm excited to make a difference in another...
Senate fisheries act draft begins circulating

...the total allowable catch in the Arctic Management Area would be set aside for coastal villages north and east of the Bering Strait. The Community Development Quota, or CDQ, program, was implemented in 1992 and allocates 10.7 percent of the...
A king without a crown: Chinook vulnerable to ocean forces

...2002-2007, a time when the sea was warmer, show strong distributions of fish stretching from Bristol Bay to north of the Bering Strait. Yet the same surveys done from 2009-2011, at a time when sea water temperatures were lower, show limited distributions...
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Researchers says walrus behavior changing

...birth in the Bering Sea, and as temperatures warm each summer, live on the sea ice edge as it moves north through the Bering Strait and into the Chukchi Sea. The ice provides a sanctuary for nursing walrus calves and an ever-changing diving platform...
New public school superintendent hired at Ketchikan

...KETCHIKAN (AP) -- An assistant superintendent with the Bering Strait School District at Unalakleet has been hired as the...Martin has held a number of administrative jobs with the Bering Strait School District over the past 16 years.
Russians working on plan for international park

...concept of an international park that would span the Bering Strait. Russian officials unveiled their idea during a visit...federal park to be established in Chukotka, across the Bering Strait from Alaska. If and when Russia establishes a federal...
Learning Russian with love: Student enjoys challenges of new language

If you stand on the very tip of the Seward Peninsula and look way out over the Bering Strait, you can see a dark outline across the water. The dark outline happens to be Russia. From Cape Dezhnev in Russia, to Cape Prince...


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