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  1. Federal Conservatives under fire after 'blind luck' keeps drifting ship afloatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Neepawa Press

    ... said Shea. According to the U.S. company, the tug Barbara Foss usually tows a cargo barge between Prince Rupert and Whittier, Alaska, and was arriving back in Rupert when the Simushir call came in. It dropped its barge and headed out to aid the ...

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  2. BC coast dodged a bullet?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Castanet.net

    ... said Shea. According to the U.S. company, the tug Barbara Foss usually tows a cargo barge between Prince Rupert and Whittier, Alaska, and was arriving back in Rupert when the Simushir call came in. It dropped its barge and headed out to aid the ...

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  3. Feds under fire for 'blind luck' ship rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Barriere Star Journal

    ... said Shea. According to the U.S. company, the tug Barbara Foss usually tows a cargo barge between Prince Rupert and Whittier, Alaska, and was arriving back in Rupert when the Simushir call came in. It dropped its barge and headed out to aid the ...

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  4. Only 'blind luck' kept disabled Russian freighter afloat, government critics claimRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Vancouver Sun

    ... ship. According to the U.S. company, the tug Barbara Foss usually tows a cargo barge between Prince Rupert and Whittier, Alaska, and was arriving back in Rupert when the Simushir call came in. It dropped its barge and headed out to aid the stricken ...

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  5. USCG Rescues 4 Near Whittier, AlaskaRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Marine News

    The Coast Guard rescued four hunters stranded in Blackstone Bay near Whittier Monday. A 45-foot response boat-medium crew from Station Valdez safely transported the men and towed their skiff to Whittier.

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  6. Norwegian Cruise Line's Alaska Bonus Days takes the chill out of pricesRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... just $899 per person. Norwegian Sun offers a series of seven-day cruises from either Vancouver, British Columbia or Whittier, Alaska , and explores breathtaking destinations including the Inside Passage , Ketchikan , Juneau , Skagway , Sawyer ...

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  7. ShipsRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2014 | Right on the Left Coast

    ... and through, but I must admit I do enjoy looking at and being on ships. Here are some pictures: Norwegian Sun in Whittier, AK Norwegian Sun "marking time" in Icy Strait, just outside Hoonah, AK An Alaska Maritime Highway ferry, Carnival Mircale, and ...

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  8. Robert Minch: Be kind for the know not what they doRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2014 | Red Bluff Daily News

    ... another reason to live in Red Bluff rather than in Kodiak, Alaska. Of course, when I was in the army stationed in Whittier, Alaska and living off base in a trailer with the Missus and our Boxer Max, the former cut my hair for free. If there was a ...

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  9. AK Beat: Anchorage police say driver in fatal Seward Highway crash was intoxicatedRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Anchorage police say driver in fatal Seward Highway crash was intoxicated: Anchorage police have determined the head-on collision that killed 29-year-old Whittier resident Salafai Iosefa in March was the result of drunk driving.

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  10. Joseph M. MorgantiRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2014 | State Journal

    ... post engineer at Shape Headquarters in Paris, France from 1953-57. He was assigned as post engineer at the Port of Whittier, Alaska, from 1960-1961, and he retired from Fort Dix, N.J., in 1961. As a civilian he was in construction in Coral Gables, ...

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  11. This Tiny Isolated Town In Alaska Is Only Accessible By A 2.6...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    This Tiny Isolated Town In Alaska Is Only Accessible By A 2.6 Mile-Long Tunnel That Closes At Night [PHOTOS] On the southern coast of Alaska, located on one of the many bays of the Alaskan Gulf, the town of Whittier might be the most remote and hard-to-access towns in the United States.

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  12. Deal watch: Norwegian Cruise Line touts Alaska offerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | USA Today

    ... ships in Alaska during the summer months. The Norwegian Sun sails seven-day voyages between Vancouver, B.C. and Whittier, Alaska that feature calls at Ketchikan, Juneau and Skagway. The Norwegian Jewel and Norwegian Pearl sail seven-day roundtrip ...

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  13. Norwegian Cruise Line gives you Alaska discountedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... great frontier that is Alaska. Norwegian Sun offers seven-day cruises from either Vancouver, British Columbia or Whittier, Alaska , and explores the Inside Passage , Ketchikan , Juneau , Skagway , Sawyer Glacier and Hubbard Glacier , now through ...

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  14. Remote Alaskan Photography - Jen Kinney Captures the Isolated Lives...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | Trend Hunter Magazine

    Photographer Jen Kinney is currently living and working in Whittier, Alaska. Never heard of it? You're not alone.

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  15. High speed chase ends in arrest in Whittier tunnelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Motorists evacuated their vehicles and walked to a "Safe House" in side the Whittier Tunnel after a tunnel door was closed on Sunday afternoon, June 22, 2014.

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  16. Crystal Cruises in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2014 | Alaska

    ... line said. "The all-inclusive luxury line's 1,070-passenger Crystal Serenity will cruise between Vancouver and Whittier, Alaska, on four seven-day itineraries beginning in June 2016. These will be followed by three 10-day cruises between Vancouver ...

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  17. Wash out halts rail service to SewardRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2014 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... as a result of the washout, according to an Alaska Railroad Corp. release. The sightseeing train will stop at Whittier instead of following its normal route to whistle stops at Spencer and Grandview south of Portage. Railroad crews began maintenance ...

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  18. Pedestrian bridge complements scenic surroundingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2014 | CE News

    ... Tualatin, Ore. The timbers and other bridge steel sections were trucked to Seattle and loaded on a barge bound for Whittier, Alaska. The materials then traveled by rail to Portage, Alaska, and next on the Whistle Stop rail line to the Spencer ...

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  19. Celebrate at sea: Top cruises spanning July 4thRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2014 | USA Today

    ... Ketchikan on the 4th is Princess Cruises' 1,974-passenger Island Princess, on a one-week cruise from Vancouver to Whittier, Alaska, embarking July 2. Holland America's 1,258-passenger Maasdam will spend Independence Day in Bar Harbor, on a cruise ...

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  20. Crystal Cruises heads back to Alaska in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2014 | USA Today

    Crystal Cruises heads back to Alaska in 2016 The Crystal Serenity will cruise between Vancouver and Whittier on seven-day itineraries.

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