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Watch the Birdie and the Volcanoes: The Alaska Peninsula and the Aleutian Islands on the Looney Front, Part 4

Mike Arkus | Posted 07.21.2016 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Eight hours after leaving Sand Point, Alaska Marine Highway System's good ship, Tustumena, pulls into King Cove, back on the Alaska Peninsula and home to the largest salmon cannery in North America, Peter Pan Fisheries.

The Tiny Fishing Villages of Western Alaska: The Alaska Peninsula and the Aleutian Islands on the Looney Front, Part 3

Mike Arkus | Posted 09.10.2016 | Travel
Mike Arkus

It takes 18 hours from Kodiak aboard Alaska Marine Highway System's good ship Tustumena to reach our next stop, Chignik on the Alaskan Peninsula - allowing me ample time to get along with the dining-room staff like a house on fire.

Ash, Dust From 1912 Novarupta Eruption Cancels Alaska Flights

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.13.2015 | Science
Alaska Dispatch News

Strong northwest winds blew ash and dust from the 1912 eruption of Novarupta over parts of Kodiak Island on Thursday, limiting visibility and prompting some airlines to cancel flights.