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  1. Submarine thriller to be filmed in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Wichita Eagle

    Whittier officials said Friday that three months of pre-production will begin in January, followed by three months of filming. The film is based on the 2012 novel "Firing Point" by George Wallace and Don Keith, about a standoff between American and Russian submarines.

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  2. Submarine thriller to be filmed in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File). FILE - This July 9, 2012 file photo shows the tiny community of Whittier, Alaska, where most of the 180 year-round residents live in the tall condo in the back, a former Army garrison. KTUU reports about 90 percent of ...

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  3. Hello, JefflandRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Daily-Jeff.com

    This group spent the first 11 days of September in the "Last Frontier" ... Alaska. Their journey began with a seven-day cruise from Vancouver, British Columbia, to Whittier, Alaska.

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  4. Foundation funds scholarships, humanities programRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... grandson, Lawrence E. Damon, who were killed in the 1964 tidal wave, resulting from the Good Friday earthquake, at Whittier, Alaska." The second building (Phase II) at the Kenai River Campus was dedicated and named the Goodrich Building during ...

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  5. Reader takes issue with coastline letterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... from its base in Neah Bay, Wash., it was dispatched from Prince Rupert where it had delivered a barge towed from Whittier, Alaska; the regular employment of this tug. Two other ocean-going tugs are also on call in Prince Rupert. Sunday night CTV ...

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  6. Errors made in Russian container ship coverageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    There are those who complained that US Tugboat Barbara Foss had been dispatched from 675 kilometres away in Neah Bay, Washington, to tow the Russian MV Simushir, and asked why a tug was not available from Port Hardy or Prince Rupert. In fact, the tug was dispatched from Prince Rupert, where it had just delivered a barge towed from Whittier, Alaska; that route is the current regular employment of the tug.

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  7. Award-winning photographer featured at CDSDillon FernandoThe exhibit...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | The Chronicle

    ... In this exhibit, Kinney combines photographs and writing to tell the story of the 200 - person fishing community of Whittier, Alaska. Specifically, Kinney focuses on how the people of Whittier identify themselves and their livelihoods within the ...

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

    Oct 20, 2014 | 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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  9. BC coast dodged a bullet?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | 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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  10. Feds under fire for 'blind luck' ship rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | 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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  11. Only 'blind luck' kept disabled Russian freighter afloat, government critics claimRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | 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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  12. USCG Rescues 4 Near Whittier, AlaskaRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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