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Local Public Health Mandates Now 'Encouraged' Not 'Required' In Unalaska

Local public health mandates — including mask-wearing and self-quarantine after travel — are now "encouraged" instead of "required" in the City of Unalaska. The City Council unanimously passed the resolution Tuesday night, citing decreases in the number of local coronavirus cases and high vaccination rates. About 58% of Aleutians West...
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Atka, Nikolski And St. George Almost Completely Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Unalaska's neighboring communities of Atka and Nikoski — as well as St. George in the Pribilof Islands — are almost completely vaccinated against COVID-19 through the tribal vaccine rollout. "We've got enough vaccines to get everybody completed," said Lori Jackson, a nurse practitioner and medical director for the Aleutian Pribilof...
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Minor earthquake, 3 mag strikes near Atka in Alaska

A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 79 km WSW of Atka, Alaska (49 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 06:04:48 / 6:04 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 06:04:48 / June 28, 2020 @ 6:04 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 72.8 km, -175.2699° West, 51.9308° North. Id of earthquake: ak02089sc156. Event ids that are associated: ak02089sc156. The epicenter was at a depth of 72.8 km (45 miles).
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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.
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Reuters

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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International Business Times

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.
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thealaska100.com

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.
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miningnewsnorth.com

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.
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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?
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