President arrives in Seward

...the deep blue water of Resurrection Bay amid the mountains, islands and glaciers in the Kenai Fjords National Park. For two hours...president's boat sped through the park, stopping briefly at Fox Island and the spit where dead trees - salted during the 1964 earthquake...

Ferry dock breaks loose on Kenai River, flood advisory in effect

...only runs through Labor Day each year, Conner said. An ARM employee followed the dock in a raft and found it lodged on an island in the river. The dock has been tied up to prevent further progress down the river. "When the water levels go down and it's...

Brian Douglas Nolan

...His insatiable curiosity took him from the Kobuk Sand Dunes to the chalky cliffs of Kayak Island, from Point Barrow to the end of the Aleutian Islands.Brian is survived by his "First Wife" of 47 years, Beverly, daughter Colleen Gilmore...

For a different challenge, try chasing Kenai River rainbows

...red and king salmon floating alongside the burgeoning silver salmon run have meant that just about any runout, tail behind an island or gravel bar was likely to land at least one trout. But a few days of high tides and the release of a glacial dam at Snow...

Obama visit to Arctic spotlights tough life in Alaska

...risking mass emergency evacuations. It's enough that the 400 or so residents of Kivalina, an Arctic town on a skinny barrier island along the Chukchi Sea, have decided they have no choice but to pick up and move. Kivalina is one of about a dozen other rural...

Around the District

...To Remember: ? Sept. 4 ? 2nd Yukon Island Kayak Trip - Homer ? Sept. 7 ? Labor Day...m. to 3 p.m. @ Paul Banks Gym Yukon Island Kayak 3/4 Day Trip "Picture...offer a 3/4 day kayak trip around Yukon Island in Kachemak Bay! Along with...

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Unhinged Alaska: The pitfalls of being a freelancer

...halibut the size of Bill O'Reilly's ego off of Vancouver Island seven years ago. Hey, at least I landed my flounder. Besides...gmail.com if he isn't bouncing around off the Elizabeth Islands struggling to nail a few more rockfish without obtaining the...

The last kid in Cold Bay

...the residents of this town at the edge of Alaska's Aleutian Islands showed up at the one-room airport for another goodbye. This...eight schools -- like the Whale Pass School in the Southeast Island School District -- have closed and then reopened when enrollment...

Around the District

...Party 12-2 p.m. ? Aug. 31 ? Yukon Island Kayak Trip - Homer...2 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 27 Yukon Island Kayak 3/4 Day Trip "Picture paddling...offer a 3/4 day kayak trip around Yukon Island in Kachemak Bay! Along with learning...

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...will be flown to Jakarta, then taken by ferry to his ancestral island home of Sumatra.Harapan and Andalas' sister, Suci, died...and his one male offspring, born in 2012, on the Indonesia island. With three Sumatran rhinos in Malaysia and Harapani, there...



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