Aleutian Islands

Veterans Day Ceremonies/Programs Announced Monday, Nov. 11

The 70th anniversary of the World War II military campaign in the Aleutians will be the focus of a Veterans Day program, presented by Kachemak… Continue reading

 

Ferry system wants to serve state well

Ferry system wants to serve state well

This summer has been a challenge for many Alaskans who rely on a particular link in the Alaska Marine Highway System. The M/V Tustumena has… Continue reading

 

Capt. Billy Pepper steers the R/V Tiˆglaˆx toward the fish dock to offload supplies on Monday.-Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

R/V TiˆGlaˆX: across the USA four times

Some mariners might think they’ve put a few miles on their engines this summer, but bragging rights in the harbor go to the workhorse of… Continue reading

 

Author Nancy Sydnam and her dog, Tigger, at Adak.-Photo provided

Sideways Rain adds ring of familiarity to Alaska’s remote regions

Retired Anchorage doctor Nancy Elliott Sydnam’s book “Sideways Rain” is fascinating in its telling of Sydnam’s 20 years providing medical care to Alaska’s farthest flung… Continue reading

Author Nancy Sydnam and her dog, Tigger, at Adak.-Photo provided

WWII battles in Alaska highlighted

The devastation of war is real enough when beamed into living rooms from across thousands of miles. For some, the reality lives in memories of… Continue reading

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