One man dead, another missing, in Chignik Lake boating accident

Fred Shangin, 42, of Chignik Lake died from cold exposure Saturday after the boat he was in capsized. Nicholas Garner, 39, also of Chignik Lake, is still missing. Taylor Lind, 24, survived. Troopers said local search efforts have been delayed by a winter storm, who said they will resume once the storm clears.
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Tsunami warning cancelled after 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit 75 miles south of Chignik

NOAA’s National Tsunami Warning Center cancelled the tsunami warning shortly after midnight. It reported a 24-centimeter wave at Sand Point. A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit 75 miles south of Chignik late last night, according to NOAA's National Tsunami Warning Center, which reported a depth of 8.1 miles. NOAA cancelled the tsunami warning originally issued for the event shortly after midnight; it reported a 24-centimeter wave at Sand Point.

Tsunami Warning in effect after Chignik quake

A tsunami warning is now in effect for coastal areas of the Alaska Gulf Coast from Unimak Pass to Kennedy Entrance -- including Kachemak Bay, after a 7.8 preliminary magnitude earthquake struck south of Chignik shortly after 10 p.m. Tuesday night. Tsunami warnings mean that a tsunami with significant inundation...
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Earthquake rattles Alaskan panhandle late Tuesday

PERRYVILLE, Alaska (WNDU) - A powerful 7.8 earthquake struck the Alaska Peninsula late Tuesday. Residents fled to higher ground before a Tsunami Warning was called off without any damaging waves. According to the US Geological Survey, the 7.8 magnitude quake has already caused 11 aftershocks. The initial earthquake is considered...
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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 94 km SSE of Perryville, Alaska

A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 94 km SSE of Perryville, Alaska (58 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/07/20 / 2020-07-22 06:53:56 / July 22, 2020 @ 6:53 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -158.3863° West, latitude 55.1817° North, depth = 41.98 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.98 km (26 miles). The temblor was reported at 06:53:56 / 6:53 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000aswg. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000aswg.

Tsunami warning issued near Chignik, Alaska, after 7.8 earthquake

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU/Gray News) - A tsunami warning is in effect 75 miles south of Chignik, Alaska, according to the National Tsunami Warning Center. The USGS says the tsunami warning went into place after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit about 61 miles from Perryville, Alaska, at 10:13 p.m. local time.

Bristol Bay's first resident case is from the Chignik area

Close contacts of the resident were tested by the Abbot ID Now rapid test machine. Those results are being sent to the state lab for confirmation. A Chignik area resident was the first Alaskan from the Bristol Bay and Lake and Peninsula region to test positive for COVID-19. The individual is currently quarantining in Anchorage, where they were tested. According to Dr. Cathy Hyndman, the clinical director for the Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation, they are still working to determine how the person got infected.

Chignik fishermen applaud Board of Fish changes to Cape Igvak plan

In a major shift, the board voted to halve Kodiak's allocation of Chignik sockeye in Cape Igvak, shortened fishing time, and doubled the minimum harvest required to open fishing in the Igvak section. The Cape Igvak fishery lies north of the Chignik communities and to the west of Kodiak, across...
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Alaska Blacktail Deer 1

Fall hunting the coveted Sitka Blacktail Deer on the famous island of Kodiak Alaska. Part one of two parts.
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Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel Devotion near Cordova, Alaska (2018) 🇺🇸

Support our troops. 🇺🇸 Like, subscribe and comment below! 🎖 *️ Thank you for watching MilitaryVideoVault. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew medevaced a man from the fishing vessel Devotion 34 miles southwest of Cordova, Alaska, Aug. 4, 2018. To better facilitate the hoist, a 51-year-old man from the Devotion was transferred to a nearby tug. U.S. Coast Guard video by Air Station Kodiak.
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Alaska delegation backs Pentagon in death of killing of Iranian general

Members of Alaska’s Republican congressional delegation are backing President Trump in the Thursday killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani in Iraq. Trump authorized a drone strike that killed Soleimani, a move that has brought about massive protest across Iran and threat of retaliation from members of Iran’s military.

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.

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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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.