Sullivan: Navy considering reopening base in Adak

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - It’s been nearly 24 years since the Navy closed its airbase at Adak. Yet, it continues to show signs of life. The Marines arrived in Adak in September 2019 as part of a joint exercise with the Navy and Coast Guard to show how troops respond to emergencies in the Arctic.
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Unalaska's schools are on holiday break, and whether or not they'll reopen to in-person learning on Jan. 4 is still undecided; the City of Unalaska reported two new cases of COVID-19 on Friday — both industry-related; and residents of Adak are under lockdown after someone tested positive for the virus upon arrival in the small Aleutian community.

Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 49 km SSE of Adak, Alaska

A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 49 km SSE of Adak, Alaska (30 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34.94 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0208yj0gx1, us7000aqpa. Id of event: us7000aqpa. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:04:33 / 2:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 34.94 km, -176.2901° West, 51.4886° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/07/20 / 2020-07-13 02:04:33 / July 13, 2020 @ 2:04 am.

Minor earthquake 3.3 mag, 53 km NE of Adak, Alaska

A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 53 km NE of Adak, Alaska (33 miles). The temblor was reported at 18:00:55 / 6:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -176.0492 West, latitude 52.1936 North, depth = 150.72 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 18:00:55 / June 28, 2020 @ 6:00 pm. Event id: us7000akkn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak02089zghjs, us7000akkn. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 150.72 km (94 miles).
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Earthquake strikes near Adak, westernmost municipality in US

ADAK, Alaska (AP) - A magnitude 5.8 earthquake hit Sunday near Adak, the westernmost municipality in the United States, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The earthquake struck 12:37 p.m. at a spot 144.9 miles (233.6 km) west of Adak, a town of about 330 people, the agency said. It had a depth of 18 miles (29 km.)

Alaska Fisheries Report — Jan. 2, 2019

We’re going to ease into the new year with a few good books. First up, we have the story of a Bering Sea Captain. Jake Jacobson recounts stories and memories of his five decades fishing Alaska’s dangerous and unpredictable waters.And an we look at the early days of ocean exploration.

Rumbling Alaska volcano sends ash plume 5 miles into the air

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - One of Alaska’s most active volcanoes, a towering ice-covered cone in the Aleutian Islands, shot a cloud of ash more than 5 miles high on Friday, triggering a warning to aviators and putting on a show that was captured in satellite imagery.
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Alaska Crab Boat Sinking Survivors Reveal Rough Conditions Before Tragedy

Only two survivors were found out of the five crew members of the sunken Scandies Rose. The survivors, Dean Gribble Jr. and John Lawler suffered from hypothermia. Gribble said that they endured rough conditions prior to the sinking with the sea rising 20 feet, the winds blowing at 40 mph and the harsh icy conditions.

The 907: 2020 Alaska travel trends

Did you or anyone you know Google “trip to Alaska” in 2019? As the No. 6 most searched destination in that category in the world, Alaska has its sights set high for 2020. With an estimated 1.41 million cruise ship visitors, coupled with a steadily growing winter tourism season (hey, aurora!), there is a chance for 2020 to be an even better season.

Opposition to Alaska mining is shameful

This author, in this column and elsewhere, has often taken the position that Alaska, especially in remote locations, is the safest, most environmentally-sound and worker-friendly mining location in the world. Alaska is endowed with world-class resources from one end of the state to the other. The associated jobs are well paid, and the industry is stable.

Alaska mining to get Aussie boost in 2020

With two Australian companies making major investments and several exploration companies from Down Under chomping at the bit to get into the field, 2020 is shaping up to be the best year for Alaska's mining sector in a decade.
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'Alaska PD' Officer Gerrit Butler Is a Former Pro MMA Fighter

It seems like there's no dearth of Alaska-themed reality TV content, but A&E might have a bonafide hit on their hands with Alaska PD. It's no secret that Live PD is the belle of the ball when it comes to cable TV ratings... the program is absolutely killing it for the network. So why wouldn't a series about police officers navigating the criminal world and helping citizens daily in one of America's most remote locations work?