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  1. Coast Guard Tows Disabled Vessel near Whittier, AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | Seward City News

    A Coast Guard Station Valdez 45-foot Response Boat - Medium crew assisted three recreational mariners aboard the disabled 24-foot Bayliner Herrisea in Blackstone Bay near Whittier, Alaska, Sunday. The rescue boat crew rendezvoused with the Herrisea and safely towed the vessel to Whittier.

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  2. USCG Rescues 2 from Vessel Near Everglades National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Marine News

    ... crew assisted three recreational mariners aboard the disabled 24-foot Bayliner Herrisea in Blackstone Bay near Whittier, Alaska, Sunday. Following a strong year for the satellite communications provider, Satcom Global announced the opening of new ...

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  3. Promar Christens First of Two Damen PSVsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Marine News

    ... crew assisted three recreational mariners aboard the disabled 24-foot Bayliner Herrisea in Blackstone Bay near Whittier, Alaska, Sunday. USCG Releases Video of Damaged Ships in Houston Channel Photos and videos of the ships damaged in the incident ...

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  4. Sonardyne's IDS Teseted in Naval ExercisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Marine News

    ... crew assisted three recreational mariners aboard the disabled 24-foot Bayliner Herrisea in Blackstone Bay near Whittier, Alaska, Sunday. USCG Releases Video of Damaged Ships in Houston Channel Photos and videos of the ships damaged in the incident ...

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  5. Icebreaker Returns from Antarctic RescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Marine News

    ... crew assisted three recreational mariners aboard the disabled 24-foot Bayliner Herrisea in Blackstone Bay near Whittier, Alaska, Sunday. The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star, the United States' only operational heavy icebreaker, is scheduled to ...

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  6. US Navy: One Year Delay in Zumwalt Class DestroyersRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Marine News

    ... crew assisted three recreational mariners aboard the disabled 24-foot Bayliner Herrisea in Blackstone Bay near Whittier, Alaska, Sunday. The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star, the United States' only operational heavy icebreaker, is scheduled to ...

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  7. USCG Tows Disabled Vessel Near Whittier, AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Marine News

    A Coast Guard Station Valdez 45-foot Response Boat - Medium crew provides a tow to the 24-foot Bayliner Herrisea near Whittier, Alaska, March 8, 2015. A Coast Guard Station Valdez 45-foot Response Boat - Medium crew assisted three recreational mariners aboard the disabled 24-foot Bayliner Herrisea in Blackstone Bay near Whittier, Alaska, Sunday.

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  8. Princess Cruises to cut back in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | USA Today

    ... Coral Princess, Star Princess and Island Princess -- will offer one-way "Voyage of the Glaciers" sailings between Whittier, Alaska and Vancouver, B.C. The seven-night trips include a visit to Glacier Bay National Park plus either Hubbard Glacier or ...

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  9. Island Princess 12 Night Western Mediterranean Cruise from Venice, ItalyDepart Venice, ItalyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Travel Weekly

    ... increasing her flexibility in providing itineraries based at Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles and at Vancouver and Whittier, Alaska. Carrying 1,970 passengers, she has the same capacity as the smaller 77,499-ton Sun Princess class, so she is roomier. ...

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  10. This Is Where the Best-Tasting Water in America Comes FromRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | KFOR-AM Lincoln

    ... to be made. Their unanimous favorite was the H2O from Easthampton, Massachusetts. Second and third place went to Whittier, Alaska and Buhl, Idaho, respectively. "I'm really proud of this," Tom Newton, supervisor of Easthampton Water Works, told ABC ...

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  11. This Is Where the Best Water in America Comes FromRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | ABC News

    ... resume!" Their unanimous favorite was the H2O from Easthampton, Massachusetts. Second and third place went to Whittier, Alaska and Buhl, Idaho , respectively. "I'm really proud of this," Tom Newton, supervisor of Easthampton Water Works, told ABC ...

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  12. Most of Alaskan town's residents all live in 1 apartment buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | CBC News

    But while, for many people, this means log cabins in the woods, long drives to metropolitan centres, or hiking on the tundra, it's something entirely different for the 220 residents of Whittier, Alaska. Whittier, which is located 65 kilometres southeast of Anchorage, is connected to Alaska's highway system by a 4 kilometre one-lane tunnel through a mountain.

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  13. The Alaskan town where most residents live in a single apartment buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | CBC News

    For many residents, this means log cabins in the woods, long drives to metropolitan centres, or hiking on the tundra. But it's something entirely different for the 220 residents of Whittier, Alaska.

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  14. It Looks Like a Normal Building, But Every Person in Whittier, Alaska Lives InsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | TechEBlog

    On the outside, it looks like nothing special, but nearly all of the 200 residents of Whittier, Alaska all live inside the 14-story Begich Towers condominium on the edge of town. This building also houses a police station, a health clinic, a convenience store, a laundromat, and even a church in its basement.

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  15. Whittier, Alaska, A Small Town of Fewer Than 300 Residents All Living in the Same BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Laughing Squid

    Erika Thompson, an elementary teacher from the community of Whittier, Alaska , talks about life in a small town of fewer than 300 residents who all live in one building in a video produced by Indie Alaska . The residents live in Begisch Towers , former United States Army barracks that were converted into condos.

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  16. Where did Whittier's silver salmon go?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Anglers fishing for silvers in October 2004 at Salmon Run in Whittier had better luck than in recent years, which have seen diminishing salmon returns. Southcentral anglers used to casting a line in Prince William Sound for late-season silver salmon at the Whittier Boat Harbor, Smitty's Cove , Salmon Run or nearby say the return has sharply declined in recent years and are seeking an explanation from biologists with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

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  17. Welcome To Whittier, Alaska, A Community Under One RoofRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | WGBH

    Whittier, Alaska, is a sleepy town on the west side of Prince William Sound, tucked between picturesque mountains. But if you're picturing a small huddle of houses, think again.

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  18. Whittier, Alaska: A Small Town Inside This BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Neatorama

    ... Army is gone now, but the town that grew up around the small base still lives there. Almost all of the residents of Whittier, Alaska live in it, which they call Begich Towers. Inside, you can find a school, a church, shops, a police station, and a ...

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  19. Morning News Roundup: Jan. 6, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Architect Online

    ... designed by London-based architectNorman Foster, Hon. FAIA. [ Hypebeast ] Photographs of a 14-story building in Whittier, Alaska, where nearly everyone in the town lives. [ The California Sunday Magazine ] Washington, D.C.'s new mayor picked Eric ...

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  20. 'Brigadoon' of candy shops in Port Townsend has just two days left before hiatusRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... the winter months in Hawaii where they run a farm that teaches sustainable practices and another fudge shop in Whittier, Alaska. The couple isn't forthcoming about how they met, got together or their age gap: Tim is 58 and Harline is 30." "When two ...

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