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Commercial Tanner crab fishery opens in Eastern Aleutians for the first time in 5 years

While that’s great news for the fishery, only one section of the district will open — Makushin/Skan Bay, on the western side of Unalaska Island.

12/13/2022 4:43:00 AM

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Commercial Tanner crab fishery opens in Eastern Aleutians for the first time in 5 years

The fishery opens on Jan. 15 at noon.

12/13/2022 2:30:00 AM

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GCI Aleutians fiber optic cable damaged, likely by ship’s anchor

The anchor from a passing ship most likely caused the damage.

The same ship that gets paid when the repairs are made.

12/2/2022 11:02:00 PM

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Patrol spots Chinese, Russian naval ships off Aleutians

A U.S. Coast Guard ship on routine patrol in the Bering Sea came across a guided missile cruiser from China, officials said Monday.

9/27/2022 4:02:00 AM

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Ship begins laying cable that will bring high-speed internet to the Aleutians - Alaska Public Media

“What you will get in Unalaska is what you would get here in Anchorage,” said GCI Rural Affairs Director Jen Nelson.

8/5/2022 12:07:00 AM

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Ship begins laying cable that will bring high-speed internet to the Aleutians

If all goes according to plan, Unalaska and Akutan will have high-speed internet by the end of this year.

8/4/2022 9:20:00 PM

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How a Japanese fighter plane downed in the Aleutians unlocked secrets that turned the tide of World War II

How a Japanese fighter plane downed in the Aleutians unlocked secrets that turned the tide of World War II

7/10/2022 9:50:00 PM

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The Aleutians have a rat problem. Scientists are trying to solve it.

For millions of years, birds lived nearly predator-free on the Aleutian Islands. Then came the rats.

3/14/2022 8:30:00 PM

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The Aleutians have a rat problem. Scientists are trying to solve it. - Alaska Public Media

“The rats are like an oil spill that keeps on spilling, year after year,” said Steve Delehanty, the refuge manager for the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge.

3/11/2022 11:00:00 PM

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Aleutians get hit by 6.8 magnitude earthquake

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck the Aleutian Chain early Tuesday morning, but no tsunami alerts have been issued.

1/11/2022 7:32:00 PM

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