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  1. Unusual late-summer windstorm brings warnings for Southcentral Alaska communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Anchorage Daily News

    A forecast for an unusually strong late-summer windstorm starting today has the National Weather Service issuing wind warnings for Seward, Moose Pass, Whittier , Girdwood and Valdez. The weather service writes in the warning that "a strong upper level disturbance" originating in the Arctic will dive southward across Southcentral Alaska.

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  2. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2015 | Lucianne.com

    ... groups for extra scrutiny when they applied for tax-exempt status during the 2010 and 2012 elections. However at Whittier, Alaska- The only way to reach Whittier in the dead of winter used to be by boat, when the weather permitted, or by train, when ...

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  3. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2015 | Lucianne.com

    Whittier, Alaska- The only way to reach Whittier in the dead of winter used to be by boat, when the weather permitted, or by train, when the weather permitted. That was until 15 years ago, when Alaska converted a World War II rail tunnel to handle cars, too.

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  4. Northern EnclosureRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2015 | Lucianne.com

    Whittier, Alaska- The only way to reach Whittier in the dead of winter used to be by boat, when the weather permitted, or by train, when the weather permitted. That was until 15 years ago, when Alaska converted a World War II rail tunnel to handle cars, too.

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  5. Alaska Diary: My long overdue trip to the 49th stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... scenery would witness during our stay. We flew over the Gulf of Alaska along the southern coast near Seward and Whittier. I stopped counting glaciers after about 20 minutes. It was like flying over Jurassic Park. We were in Alaska for 11 days. From ...

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  6. Summer travel deals to snagRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | Fox News

    ... to Alaska. Fares are as low as $349 for an interior cabin on a weeklong Glacier Bay cruise between Vancouver and Whittier, Alaska. The fare is good on several departure dates, including June 13, June 17 and June 20. It goes up slightly to $499 for ...

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  7. Forget spring, there's still some awesome boarding near WhittierRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... in the loose organization called DOOM/love figured it was too early to give up on snowboarding, so they headed to Whittier on a sunny Sunday in May. One result is a gorgeous two-minute video, as the sun-dappled Passage Canal looms in the background ...

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  8. Portage Pass delivers stunning glacial views after short hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... close-up views of the glacier. Or earn your views the old-fashioned way: With your feet. From a tiny trailhead in Whittier -- really just a dead-end road -- an old gravel road ascends about 800 feet in less than a mile, cresting at the pass. On a ...

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  9. Scott McMurren: By car, by boat or by air: Get ready for your Alaska adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... drive up Thompson Pass for the 305-mile trip back home. Or, if you time it right, you can take the ferry back to Whittier. You'll save on gas and it's a great journey across the sound. We've combined a trip to Valdez with a journey on the McCarthy ...

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  10. Whittier information and attractionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Established as a post by the U.S. Army, Whittier was the primary launching point for the Alaska command during World War II. During the summer this sleepy outpost experiences a metamorphosis, turning into a bustling hive of activity, a hub for most of the recreation and tourism centered in and around Eastern Prince William Sound.

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  11. Cruise for a week for under $500 in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | USA Today

    May is a good time to snare a bargain cruise fare - pick from our variety of one-week cruises priced from under $500. Princess has several one-week sailings bargain-priced in May. Cruise on the Grand Princess, from Whittier, Alaska to Vancouver, embarking May 16, from $399 per person for an inside, $429 for an oceanview stateroom.

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  12. Children in Alaska's barbaric countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | High Country News

    In the glacial enclave of Whittier, Alaska, the man who rents sea kayaks asked the three dads in our group to step into his boatshed. A broad-shouldered man, middle-aged like the rest of us, he leaned against his desk in the corner of the room.

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  13. Small Town Charm: Whittier, Alaska, Where an Entire Town Lives Under One RoofRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Curbed

    In Whittier, Alaska , almost all of the tiny town's 200 residents live in one building and hardly ever have to go outside. The 14-story building called Begich Towers, which looks like an appropriate setting for a new Wes Anderson movie, was built in 1956 and used to be an army barracks.

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

    Mar 14, 2015 | 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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  15. USCG Rescues 2 from Vessel Near Everglades National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | 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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  16. Promar Christens First of Two Damen PSVsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | 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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  17. Sonardyne's IDS Teseted in Naval ExercisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | 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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  18. Icebreaker Returns from Antarctic RescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | 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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  19. US Navy: One Year Delay in Zumwalt Class DestroyersRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2015 | 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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  20. USCG Tows Disabled Vessel Near Whittier, AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | 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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