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  1. Shipping company pleads guilty to oil-dumping violations off AleutiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Anchorage Daily News

    A German shipping company pleaded guilty on Friday to two criminal counts concerning dumping oily waste last year in U.S. waters south of the Aleutian Islands. The guilty pleas, part of a settlement agreement filed in federal court this month, were entered by attorney Michael Chalos on behalf of AML Ship Management GMBH at a hearing in U.S. District Court in Anchorage.

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  2. Cargo ship permitted to leave Dutch Harbor after Coast Guard detainmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    A cargo ship has been permitted to leave the Aleutian Islands port of Dutch Harbor after the Coast Guard detained the vessel for two weeks amid an ongoing environmental crimes investigation. The owner of the 600-foot container vessel, German-based MS Lindavia Schiffahrts GmbH, signed an agreement with the Coast Guard on Thursday, posting a $500,000 bond and agreeing to leave some of its approximately 20 crew members behind in exchange for permission to leave port, said Assistant U.S. Attorney Kevin Feldis.

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  3. Cargo ship held in Dutch Harbor in environmental crimes investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    A cargo ship traveling from Asia was being held in Dutch Harbor Wednesday as part of an ongoing environmental crimes investigation, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Anchorage. The Lindavia, a 600-foot container vessel, had stopped in Dutch Harbor to pick up a cargo of seafood to bring back to Asia when the U.S. Coast Guard conducted an inspection, said Assistant U.S. Attorney Kevin Feldis.

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  4. Laine Welch: Seafood is for loversRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Anchorage Daily News

    Lovers choose lobster as the top Valentine's Day dish to share with that special someone. Crab legs and shrimp also get the nod as "romantic meals" on Feb. 14 -- one of the busiest dining-out days for U.S. restaurants.

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  5. PenAir to offer larger, faster planes for service to UnalaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | Anchorage Daily News

    For the first time since 737 jet service ended, Unalaskans will be flying to Anchorage in a larger and faster aircraft. Later this year, PenAir will take delivery of three Saab 2000 aircraft.

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  6. Alaskans educating Alaskans is a proven, successful equationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Anchorage Daily News

    Rural students in Alaska need only go back a generation to hear horror stories of mistreatment and disrespect at the hands of teachers sent to villages intent on banishing Native languages and disrespecting Native culture. So it's no surprise that in some communities, there is distrust between families and educators that studies have shown contribute to high dropout rates and a revolving door of teachers from out of state who stay only a year or two before moving on.

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  7. Unalaska captain gets grant to try making fish franks on St. GeorgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Last month, the Aleutians-Pribilof Islands Community Development Association awarded $1,000 to an Unalaska boat captain for his idea to produce pollock fish frankfurters on the remote island of St. George. Iceland native Kristjan Laxfoss has lived and worked in the Aleutians for 34 years, and was selected as the first-prize winner in the Aleutian Marketplace Competition on Dec. 15. The competition intends to support entrepreneurial innovation in far Southwest Alaska, and is sponsored jointly by APICDA and the Aleut Corporation.

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  8. Kulluk grounding: Coast Guard report finds series of failures, questionable decisions by ShellRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    The tugs Corbin Foss, Ocean Wave and Lauren Foss begin the tow of the conical drilling unit Kulluk from Kiliuda Bay near Kodiak Island, Alaska, Feb. 26, 2013, with the tug Guardsman, tug Warrior, Nanuq and Aiviq on scene to assist. A Coast Guard report released Thursday is critical of Shell's handling of the Kulluk drilling rig's grounding.

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  9. Superb fiction about 'Forgotten War' in Aleutians proves deeply movingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Remains of a bomb-damaged Japanese 12cm dual purpose gun on the Kiska battlefield were included in "Kiska and Adak: War in the Aleutians" display at the Anchorage Museum. There's an old Aleut saying : The wind is not a river.

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  10. 'Deadliest Catch' crabber sues over fireworks injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    A crab fisherman featured on the Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch" TV show is suing his former employers over a fireworks injury he suffered aboard the Time Bandit fishing boat in 2013. The Seattlepi.com reports David Zielinski was working as a deckhand on the Time Bandit when a mortar-style firework blew up in his hand.

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  11. Kalakala, famed art deco Seattle ferry and Alaska fish processor, to be scrappedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Constructed with the hull of another ship, the 276-foot Kalakala went into service in 1935 on Puget Sound and carried millions of cars between Seattle and Bremerton until 1967. In the days before the Space Needle, the silver art deco style vessel was the postcard symbol of Seattle.

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  12. Scott McMurren: What kind of traveler will you be in 2015?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Just stand at the airport and you'll see travelers of all kinds: workers headed to the North Slope, fishermen flying to the crab boats in Dutch Harbor or police officers escorting prisoners to court hearings. In the next concourse you might see newlyweds going to their honeymoon, kids going to Grandma's house or students going back to school.

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  13. Instilling a spirit of giving, despite bad weather and pony requestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Nothing strikes fear into my heart like seeing my children pull out a pen and paper and start writing their Santa wish list. This year, my 6-year-old's list included a pony and "somthig rully big."

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  14. Shell Oil's Arctic drill rigs Kulluk, Noble Discoverer headed to Asia for repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2013 | Anchorage Daily News

    The anchor-handling vessel, the Aiviq, tows the drilling unit Kulluk to a safe harbor location in Kiliuda Bay, Alaska on Jan. 7, 2013. After weeks of relative silence, representatives with Royal Dutch Shell announced plans to move the centerpieces of its U.S. Arctic drilling operation out of Alaska and across the Pacific Ocean for repairs.

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  15. Unalaska will see larger cruise ships this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    By land and by sea, change is coming to the cruise ship business in Unalaska, according to Cathy Jordan, executive director of the Unalaska/Dutch Harbor Convention and Visitors Bureau. "The average cruise ship that sails to Unalaska has 200 to 400 passengers.

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  16. Third Dutch Harbor seafood plant employee sentenced in Clean Air Act caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    The last of three federal defendants who pleaded guilty this year to Clean Air Act violations at a Dutch Harbor seafood plant was sentenced Tuesday to three years of probation, avoiding the maximum sentence of two years in prison. U.S. District Court Judge Ralph Beistline also ordered Bryan Beigh, 48, to pay a $750 fine.

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  17. Laine Welch: 2015 outlook good for Alaska fisheriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska is poised for some big fish stories next year based on predictions trickling in from state and federal managers. For the state's largest fishery -- Alaska pollock -- the Eastern Bering Sea stock has more than doubled its 10-year average to top 9 million tons, or 20 billion pounds.

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  18. Dutch Harbor seafood plant employees get jail time for Clean Air Act violationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Two former supervisors at a Dutch Harbor seafood plant were sentenced Wednesday in federal court in Anchorage to jail time for Clean Air Act violations. James Hampton , 45, the former assistant chief engineer for Westward Seafoods Inc., and Raul Morales , 53, former powerhouse supervisor, each faced a single Clean Air Act tampering charge.

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  19. Shell faces obstacles even in scaled-back Arctic drilling bidRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2013 | Anchorage Daily News

    Shell plans to make a dramatically scaled-back bid to find crude oil in Arctic waters next year, following a headline-grabbing 2012 season that left the firm with a beached drilling rig, air pollution fines and embarrassing equipment failures. But even though the company is prepared to scrap its damaged Kulluk drilling unit and focus solely on wells in the potentially more lucrative Chukchi Sea off Alaska's northwest coast, major hurdles remain before the firm can return to the Arctic frontier.

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  20. Hawaii shipping company buys Alaska operations of Horizon LinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    The shipping company with the largest share of the Hawaii market said Tuesday it will buy the Alaska operations of its competitor. Matson Inc., which has the largest share of the U.S. mainland-to-Hawaii market, said it will buy Horizon Lines Inc. for $69 million.

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