French sailor Manu Wattecamps-Etienne dove onto the icebreaker in 20-foot seas, about 12 hours after sending out a distress signal.
Attu is scheduled for what may be the first of many stages of cleanup — but it’s unlikely the military will ever be able to turn back the clock to a time before conflict.
The museum’s board of directors voted Oct. 12 to close the museum and place executive director Zoya Johnson on paid administrative leave.
A backlog of deferred maintenance and a lack of funding, coupled with the extreme environment, have caused some of the seismic monitoring stations to quit working over the past several years.
Shell spent more than $8 billion and nearly a decade looking for oil in the Chukchi Sea, including $1.4 billion this year alone.
The Bering Pacific Ranches at Fort Glenn on Umnak Island are herding their tundra-roaming cattle to take them to market.
For some wildlife biologists, getting to work on an island at the tip of the Aleutian Chain is the chance of a lifetime.
Unalaska officials said the move won’t hit the city’s budget too hard. But local companies doing business with Shell are scrambling to figure out what it will mean for them.
Rep. Young and other Republicans attacked the idea of creating a marine national monument around the Aleutian Islands Tuesday morning.
For the past two summers, an interdisciplinary team has visited the Islands of the Four Mountains, in the central Aleutians, to study how resilient the earliest settlers had to be to live there thousands of years ago.