Formerly Used Defense Sites — properties the military used for things like defense or weapons testing — are all over the island.
The new carrier won’t be flying to and from Unalaska until next March.
It took a lot of work to confirm that Private George Fox was buried in Unalaska. That was just the start of the battle in getting him a proper gravestone.
The crash killed one passenger and injured nine others.
The community of roughly 100 people has a single diesel powerhouse.
Hurricane-level winds slammed the Aleutian Islands Thursday night, tearing off roofs and tearing boats from their docks.
Weather at the time included 40 mph winds gusting to 55 and 14-foot seas, with rain, snow and sleet squalls.
The penalties were for using a miniature Canadian railway to satisfy a provision in a federal law called the Jones Act.
The number of northern fur seals in the Bering Sea has dropped by around 70% since the 1970s.
The small island community has a health clinic with just one provider and one support staff.