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  1. Alyeska tests latest spill response gear at Shotgun CoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Fishing vessels work together to deploy boom during a spill response drill near Whittier on Sept. 25. The new Edison Chouest tugs Erlington and LaTouche are seen during a spill response drill in Prince William Sound on Sept.

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  2. Prince William Sound fishermen test oil spill response skills near WhittierRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... and Glacier Cruises out of Valdez for a tour boat from which to observe the training. Council staff then invited Whittier schoolchildren to join them on the three-hour field trip. After observing the training, the tour vessel cut across the mouth of ...

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  3. New Community Grants Awarded by Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm National Heritage AreaRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2018 | Seward City News

    ... to Seward and includes the communities of Girdwood, Portage, Moose Pass, Cooper Landing, Sunrise, Hope, Portage, Whittier, and the wild waters of Prince William Sound. More information about KMTA grants can be found here: ...

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  4. Polka helps celebrate 30 year anniversaryRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2018 | The Gardner News and The Spring Hill New Era

    ... I'm still planning on being married by then, even though my spouse requested the polka. We boarded the ship in Whittier, Alaska and I've been humming "North to Alaska" ever since-except right after the safety training, when I hummed the "Wreck of ...

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  5. Alaska seabird deaths continue trend tied to warming oceanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | Darien News-Review

    In this Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016 file photo, dead common murres lie washed up on a rocky beach in Whittier, Alaska. In August 2018, federal wildlife officials are asking Alaska coastal communities to report dead and dying seabirds that have appear along beaches since May. The latest bird die-off is not as extensive as one two years earlier but continues a trend of avian mortality over five years that may be tied to warming water in the Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska.

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  6. Die-off of Alaska seabirds may be tied to warming water in the Bering Sea and Gulf of AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska>> Federal wildlife officials are documenting a die-off of Alaska seabirds stretching from north of the Bering Strait to the Gulf of Alaska that may be connected to a trend of warming ocean water. Dead common murres lie on a rocky beach in Whittier, Alaska.

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  7. 33 pounds of meth seized from passengers disembarking Bellingham-Alaska ferryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    The MV Kennicott dwarfs a pair of kayakers as it is moored at the Bellingham Cruise Terminal in Fairhaven in 2013. Two men were arrested in Whittier, Alaska, Friday, July 27, after a "suspicious passenger" disembarked from a ferry from Bellingham.

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  8. Here's what it's like to visit Whittier, Alaska - the 'town...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | Greenwich Citizen

    Registration will allow you to post comments on GreenwichTime.com and create a GreenwichTime.com Subscriber Portal account for you to manage subscriptions and email preferences. Whittier, Alaska, is a small, remote town 60 miles south of Anchorage that is commonly referred to as the "town under one roof."

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  9. Pilot's body recovered from crash site on Whittier mountainsideRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    A pilot's body was recovered on Sunday from the wreckage of an airplane crash near Whittier, an official said. The student pilot had been flying solo down to Valdez, where he was planning to keep the Piper PA 28-180 single engine airplane for the summer, when the accident occurred, said Noreen Price, aviation accident investigator with the National Transportation Safety Board's Alaska Region.

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  10. Searchers recover body of man missing out of WhittierRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Stoltze at about 8 a.m. Saturday left the Whittier boat harbor in a 16-foot skiff to check crab pots north of Whittier.

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  11. An Anchorage man went out into Prince William Sound to harvest crab for Easter. He's still missing.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    Karl Stoltze stands in his 16 foot skiff in Whittier. Stoltze went missing in Prince William Sound on Saturday and hasn't been found.

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  12. Coast Guard suspends search for boater missing from WhittierRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Coast Guard personnel were notified Saturday afternoon that a man had left in a 16-foot red skiff to check crab pots just north of Whittier.

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  13. Coast Guard searching for boater missing near WhittierRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    The U.S. Coast Guard is searching Prince William Sound for a boater last seen going to tend crab pots near Whittier Saturday. Whittier's harbor master notified authorities of the missing boater, who was last seen in a 16-foot red skiff on Saturday afternoon, the U.S. Coast Guard said in a statement.

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  14. New Grants and TransitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2018 | Seward City News

    ... to Seward and includes the communities of Girdwood, Portage, Moose Pass, Cooper Landing, Sunrise, Hope, Portage, Whittier, and the wild waters of Prince William Sound. Since 2010, KMTA has granted $902,000 to community grassroots projects and ...

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  15. Bill Bell: Whittierite a positive proponent of pedal powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | Redlands Daily Facts

    Samanda "Sam" Guyan has been a physical fitness advocate in Whittier for more than 30 years. Here she's shown with her signature bicycle helmet and sunglasses, complete with American flag and rear-view mirror.

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  16. Snow, wind create extreme avalanche danger in upper Turnagain Arm areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... natural avalanches from above are possible in steep, channeled terrain," the center said. Areas near Portage and Whittier may be even more dangerous, as twice the amount of precipitation is expected. "Avalanche activity in these zones may run to ...

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  17. Coast Guard looking for 3 men overdue in small boat near WhittierRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Coast Guard on Saturday was searching for three men overdue in a small boat from Montague Island to Whittier. A relative contacted the Coast Guard on Friday night to report the men overdue.

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  18. In - Trails Across Time,' a fresh look at a familiar stretch of Southcentral AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Arm), Russian America exploration and settlement, gold strikes, the Alaska Railroad, highways and the tunnel to Whittier and portraits of the various communities, including the abandoned gold rush town of Sunrise. Readers will learn why Moose Pass ...

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  19. Princess Cruises to expand capacity in Alaska with bigger shipRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2017 | WKYC-TV Cleveland

    ... cruise ships in the world. Royal Princess will sail one-way, seven-night voyages between Vancouver, B.C. and Whittier, Alaska that feature stops at Glacier Bay National Park. Royal Princess is one of the biggest ships in the Princess fleet. Unveiled ...

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  20. Princess will mark 50 years of Alaska cruises in 2019 with largest deployment in its historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    ... guests to the region. --Seven-day Voyage of the Glaciers , which will sail between Vancouver, British Columbia, and Whittier, Alaska, to visit Glacier Bay; --Round-trip cruises of the Inside Passage from Seattle (seven days), San Francisco (10 days) ...

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