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Village seeks to reunite with Russian relatives

...coordinated by a travel company, Anchorage-based Circumpolar Expeditions, which focuses on western Alaska and the Russian Far East. One of the main goals is to travel to Chukotka communities with Diomede elders next year to visit relatives, according...
Exchanging culture, conserving salmon

...organized at least five trips between areas in the Russian Far East and the U.S., Loder said. Loder, who grew up...Sakhalin, one of the more populous islands in the Russian Far East, a large poaching industry and growing industrial...
Joseph Raymond Edward Landry

...Kenai. After retirement he helped establish a joint Russian-American processing plant on Sakhalin Island in the Russian Far East. This was a great adventure for him and topped off his career. Ray loved flying his own plane 90G, and early in...
Adventurer completes Pacific crossing

...Outen kayaked across the English Channel to Calais, France, and biked 10,000 miles across Europe and Asia to the Russian Far East. From there she kayaked to Japan. In 2012, she attempted to row from Japan to Canada in Gulliver, a rowboat...
Some hanging on for long haul

Doing business in the Russian Far East has been a roller-coaster ride...federal U.S. West Coast-Russian Far East Ad Hoc Working Group, part of...Alaskans who have stayed in the Russian Far East have weathered some tough times...
Barbara Larson

...antibiotics and other medications to the most needful areas of the former Soviet Union, and returned, to Magadan in the Russian Far East, in 1996-1997 to work in the hospital there, teach, and counsel. During these years she felt drawn back to the...
Russian Far East oil fields: On the brink of a major boom?

For years Alaskans have been talking about the promise of Sakhalin's oil and gas fields, but production is little more than a trickle.
Alaska partners look west

This may be the year that business opportunities for Alaskans blossom in the Russian Far East. But no one is willing to bet the farm. The 1990s were fraught with frustration for Alaskans, including many Kenai Peninsula...
Russians working on plan for international park

...visit to Anchorage last week. The first step toward an international park would be to set up a federal park in the Russian Far East territory of Chukotka. Vladimir Etylin, Chukotka's representative in the Russian parliament, said Russian officials...
Natchiq pursuing projects for Nikiski site

...said. Natchiq is focusing on the North Slope and the Russian Far East this year, he said. "Natchiq" means "seal" in...fields off Sakhalin Island in the North Pacific. The Russian Far East is a strategic location for the Alaska oil and gas...


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