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Mesh Shop Launches Luxury Skiff

Dutch Harbor – The Mesh Shop has launched a new luxurious skiff at Dutch Harbor, and recreational boaters are already talking about it.

“For diving you need Feral’s RB,” said one Water Activities Coordinator at a Blake Sea resort, “but for cruisin’ and smoochin’ Mesh Shop’s gotta nice ride!” 14 more words

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Dutch to Umnak by Plane

From my trip to Unalaska February 2016

The morning of my second glorious day in Dutch began just before dawn at the Grant terminal where I met my friend and pilot Chad who had a scheduled flight to Nikolski on Umnak Island at 10:00 am. 289 more words


Sun & Fun in Dutch Harbor

February 1st, 2016

Dutch Harbor (also known as Unalaska) has long been on my list of places to visit. Last summer we had considered a summer trip to Dutch and Umnak (the island just past Dutch) but decided to wait till we had someone else to fly down with. 1,063 more words


Puerto Ricans are being offered minimum wage jobs…in Alaska

When the Financial Control Board lands on Puerto Rico next month, and “recommends” a minimum wage of $4.25, the US will provide some helpful alternatives. Boricuas can be cops in Camden, teachers in Texas, and grape pickers in Gainesville, New York. 210 more words


Mesh Shop Releases New Boat!

The Mesh Shop is celebrating (right now, with DJ) the release of a new sailboat at Dutch Harbor. The anticipated sail craft has sleek, competitive lines with features of a luxury cruiser. 19 more words

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Pic o' the Day

A visitor to Dutch Harbor (link at right) submitted this picture to us with the caption “Parking or Embarrassment?”

Human Interest

Giving the Finger

Giving the Finger: Risking It All to Fish the World’s Deadliest Sea
Scott Campbell
Lyons Press, 264 pages (hardback, 2014)

I am a sucker for a good book about a way of life, especially when tied into a biography, which is my preferred reading material anyway. 464 more words

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