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  1. That's InfotainmentRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Weekly Standard

    ... largest land vehicular tunnel in the United States? Page 725 tells us about the Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel in Whittier, Alaska, where "vehicles and trains take turns using the tunnel's one lane." How about the number of battle deaths in the War ...

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  2. New trail in the works for HopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Peninsula Clarion

    ... Arm National Heritage Area, a federally recognized historical area stretching between Bird Creek and Whittier south to include Hope, Moose Pass and Seward, has been working on partnerships to build a trail alongside the highway since 2012, when the ...

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  3. That's InfotainmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Weekly Standard

    ... largest land vehicular tunnel in the United States? Page 725 tells us about the Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel in Whittier, Alaska, where "vehicles and trains take turns using the tunnel's one lane." How about the number of battle deaths in the War ...

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  4. Oceans are losing oxygenRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 15 | The Bennington Banner

    Dead common murres lie washed up on a rocky beach in Whittier, Alaska on Jan. 7, 2016. A year after tens of thousands of common murres, an abundant North Pacific seabird, starved and washed ashore on beaches from California to Alaska, researchers have pinned the cause to unusually warm ocean temperatures that affected the tiny fish they eat.

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  5. Warm ocean water triggered vast seabird die-off, experts sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | CBC News

    Dead common murres lie washed up on a rocky beach in Whittier, Alaska, in early January. A year after tens of thousands of common murres, an abundant North Pacific seabird, starved and washed ashore on beaches from California to Alaska, researchers have pinned the cause to unusually warm ocean temperatures that affected the tiny fish they eat.

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  6. Warm ocean water triggered vast seabird die-off, experts sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | KTMF

    A year after tens of thousands of common murres, an abundant North Pacific seabird, starved and washed ashore... . FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2016, photo, dead common murres lie on a rocky beach in Whittier, Alaska.

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  7. Researchers: Warm Pacific water led to vast seabird die-offRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Tri-cityherald.com

    In this Jan. 7, 2016 file photo, dead common murres lie washed up on a rocky beach in Whittier, Alaska. A year after tens of thousands of common murres, an abundant North Pacific seabird, starved and washed ashore on beaches from California to Alaska, researchers have pinned the cause to unusually warm ocean temperatures that affected the tiny fish they eat.

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  8. Scientists zero in on cause of vast seabird die-offRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | CBS News

    ... and Washington. In this Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016, photo, dead seabirds known as common murres lie on a rocky beach in Whittier, Alaska. Federal scientists in Alaska are looking for the cause of a massive die-off of one of the Arctic's most abundant ...

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  9. What If Everyone On Earth Lived Together In One Giant Building?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | MethodShop

    ... even possible for an entire population live inside a single structure? It's been down before. All 214 residents of Whittier, Alaska live inside this single building . All city services and public amenities are located inside the building. This ...

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  10. For remote Alaska communities, responding to oil spills involves extra complicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... about response plans. "We just want to get the word out to folks that you are the eyes and ears out here," said Bob Whittier, federal on-scene coordinator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. "What we're looking for is feedback from the ...

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  11. Whittier signs contract extending police protection to GirdwoodRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2016 | APRN

    Community leaders in Girdwood have signed an interim contract with the city of Whittier for police protection for the ski-resort town. Girdwood's Public Safety Advisory Committee has been working on a plan to bring law enforcement into the community.

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  12. A 27-year-old 'elder in training' taught how to butcher a seal to an...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... skilled 27-year-old who calls herself "an elder in training." The ringed seal, or natchiq in Inupiaq, was hunted in Whittier a few days ago. Tahbone, with help in the butchering from Lyle James of Juneau, had everything on hand to teach the basics: ...

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  13. Grants awarded for trails and exhibits throughout mountain corridorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | Seward City News

    ... of matching grants awarded at the September 22 meeting in Seward encompassed restoration in Hope, interpretation in Whittier, Hope, Moose Pass, and Portage and recreation on Girdwood and Chugach National Forest trails. The Hope and Sunrise ...

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  14. Kennicott to replace ColumbiaRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    ... then enter cost-savings layup status for the remainder of the year. The ferry normally sails Bellingham, Wash. to Whittier, Alaska. See the revised schedule here: KennicottScheduleFall2016.pdf. Find service notices at ...

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  15. Girdwood leaders urge more speed in police contract talksRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2016 | APRN

    The ski resort hamlet of Girdwood could be left without police protection, if a contract with the city of Whittier is not finalized before October first. The state will close it's Alaska State Trooper post in Girdwood in a little over two weeks, while contract negotiations between the municipality of Anchorage and Whittier for law enforcement services for Girdwood have yet to be completed.

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  16. Begich Towers, home to about half the population of Whittier, gets a much-needed overhaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Begich Towers stand tall on a foggy day in Whittier on Tuesday, August 9, 2016. The Towers recently received a grant to be renovated.

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  17. Island Princess 7 Night Alaskan Cruise from Whittier, AKDepart Whittier, AKRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | Travel Weekly

    French built and debuting one year after sister ship Coral Princess, the Island Princess is smaller than the initial Grand class ships allowing her to transit the Panama Canal. The Island Princess carries 1,970 passengers in fine style on 7-day Alaskan itineraries that draw a relatively young crowd with couples and families.

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  18. How to Win a $10K Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | Photo District News

    ... history, and these beautiful photographs. So he made the most of what you can apply with. "First floor of the BTI, Whittier, Alaska," 2012. Jen Kinney submitted a simple PDF of images and writing from her project on the isolated Alaska town, and won ...

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  19. Troopers: Man hit by train while walking on tracks near SewardRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... when he was struck," the dispatch said. The McKinley Explorer train, which transports tourists from Seward to Whittier, was traveling northbound when it struck the man, who had been walking on the tracks with his dog, according to Tim Sullivan, ...

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  20. A third of North American birds at risk, 3-country study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | CTV

    ... to meet that goal. In this Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016 file photo, dead common murres lie washed up on a rocky beach in Whittier, Alaska. (AP / Mark Thiessen)

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