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U.S. Coast Guard District 17

FCA Sold To Other Seafood Companies, But Investigation Continues For Sunken Trawler

After more than 30 years in the seafood industry, the Fishing Company of Alaska (FCA) was bought out last month, ending its long and often difficult presence at the Port of Dutch Harbor. The company is still under investigation, though, after one of its vessels sank off the Aleutian Islands last summer. Lt. James Daugherty said the U.S. Coast Guard's probe has gone on, regardless of the sale. “We’re concerned with why the Alaska Juris sank ," said Daugherty. "There are bigger questions than...

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Unalaskans Run Together In Wintery Weather in 2017 Polar Bear 5K

Despite the chilly 25-degree temperature, twenty-nine brave athletes ventured out to Front Beach on Sunday, February 19th for the 2017 Polar Bear Run. Runners gathered promptly at 1:30pm on Front Beach Road, mostly forgoing traditional race warm-ups to stay warm indoors or in cars. Runners, trotters and walkers took off down Front Beach Road for about 1.6 miles before turning around at landfill to complete the 5K race. Waiting at the finish line were friendly faces from the PCR alongside our...

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