A new generation is using tattoos to reclaim what it means to be a Native woman in the 21st century.
Reports of bird carcasses along Kodiak’s shores started in April and May. By August things had gotten worse.
The Celebrity Millennium and another smaller cruise ship doubled Unalaska’s population for a day when about 3,800 people disembarked from the vessels.
“Perhaps Congress will now think better of its decision to encumber the King Cove road project with a NEPA requirement,” Judge H. Russell Holland wrote.
The system was developed after the freighter Selendang Ayu lost power and grounded off of Unalaska Island in Dec. 2004. Six crewmembers were killed when the ship broke in half and spilled oil and its soybean cargo along the shoreline.
A US Navy submarine pulled into Unalaska Bay near the town landfill Friday morning. The sub made no contact with the Port of Dutch Harbor, according to Harbor Master John Days.
Northern fur seals have been declining for decades in their stronghold on St. Paul Island in Alaska’s Pribilof Islands, but their numbers are taking off a couple hundred miles to the south.
Scientists have been receiving reports of dead and dying whales, birds and the small fish known as sand lance in the Aleutian Islands.
The helicopter’s pilot, Lt. Commander Kimberly Hess, said finding a break in the thick cloud cover, after refueling at Cold Bay, made finding the Alaskan Catch a lot easier.
Shell began drilling the top of a well in the Chukchi Sea last week, but it does not have federal permission from the U.S. Interior Department to drill into oil-bearing rocks unless the Fennica is on site.