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Whittier

The port town of Whittier sits at the end of Passage Canal...the waters of Prince William Sound. Whittier is a gateway for many visitors who...Alaska Marine Highway system, the Whittier-Valdez ferry, and numerous cruise...

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Pursuit ends at Whittier tunnel

...chase on the Seward Highway before coming to an end at the Whittier Tunnel Sunday.Tylor Arndt, 22, was arrested on charges...Arndt turned onto the Portage Highway and continued to the Whittier Tunnel. Troopers contacted the Alaska Department of Transportation...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-23/pursuit-ends-at-whittier-tunnel
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Family buries remains of veteran killed in 1952

WHITTIER, Calif. (AP) - An Air Force veteran whose body lay lost in the snow...to rest on Friday near his parents' grave at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier, the Orange County Register reported.His youngest sister, 84-year-old...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-23/family-buries-remains-of-veteran-kil
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Artist carves out booming niche decoy business

...has developed into a successful business. Whittier Spear Fishing Decoys, owned by Rick Whittier, sells beautifully painted, carved wood...to their popularity in the United States, Whittier regularly ships his pieces to customers in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-01-23/artist-carves-out-booming-niche-
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State finds electrical problems in Whittier tunnel

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- An inspection of the Whittier Tunnel has turned up electrical code violations that could have, in a worst-case scenario, led to explosions, fire, electrocution...

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Alaska may not be able to afford generous film subsidies

...submarine thriller "Hunter Killer" will be affected, KTUU-TV reported. Pre-production was expected to begin this month in Whittier. Producers have said the subsidy factored in the decision to film in Alaska. Walker said no decision has been made to stop...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-31-1
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Faced with uncertainty, fishing guides innovate

...also shifted focus from the Kenai River to other parts of the Kenai Peninsula, he said. "There's great fishing out of Whittier ... a lot of people tend to - if they get a boat big enough - a lot of times, they'll camp out on some of the islands...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/trends/2015-02-23/faced-with-uncertainty-fishing-gui
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WHITTIER, (AP) - The Coast Guard says a fish...was refloated at high tide and limp to Whittier under its own power.The spill was contained...happened in Passage Canal, six miles east of Whittier in sensitive habitat for Steller sea lions...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-07-07-3
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Seward Highway reopened

...according to Alaska Department of Transportation. The Whittier Tunnel is also open and adhering to its published schedule...severe weather conditions which caused very low visibility. The Whittier tunnel was closed Tuesday as well due to similar severe weather...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-01-11/seward-highway-reopened
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Looking for the "Suq'a"

...Saturday when my wife, Sue, and I drove to Whittier. She had never been to "The Gateway...Doug died, I spent a lot of time in Whittier. The "Suq'a," Doug's 20-year-old...back then, when the only way to get to Whittier was on a train that took you through...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2012-06-29/looking-for-the-suqa
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