Alexandra Gutierrez, APRN - Juneau

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Tustumena Ferry Hosts Health Fair for Aleutian Tribes

There isn’t a permanent doctor on board the Tustumena, but this month the ferry had enough medical providers on board to staff a large rural clinic.

Scientists Use Drones to Study Steller Sea Lions

For years, scientists have tried figuring out why the western stock of Steller sea lions has continued to decline. Now, a team of university researchers, commercial fishermen, and military contractors are testing a new way to monitor the endangered animals.

Shell Drilling Rig Leaving Alaska for Washington

A Shell mobile drill rig will be leaving Alaska for Washington state this summer in anticipation of the 2012 Arctic drilling season.

Groups Organize Global Contest to Design ‘Living Building’

Between the high prices of heating fuel and construction materials in the Aleutians, the cost of building a house along the Chain – and living in it – is higher than most places in the United States. But now, two groups are teaming up to find an affordable and environmentally friendly design that works for the Aleutian Islands.

Unalaska Group Engages in Unusual Spring Cleanup

For most people, cleaning up litter means walking along roads and picking up empty soda cans. But for one group in Unalaska, it means dragging up boat parts and fishing nets from floor of the harbor.