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Unalaska Post Office Reopens Saturday Package Pick-Up
There is still no Saturday counter service, however, so patrons must visit the Dutch Harbor office to buy stamps or send packages.
Unalaska Approves Plastic Bag Ban To Take Effect Jan. 1
Starting next year, Unalaska retailers won't be allowed to distribute single-use plastic bags to their customers. If they do, they'll be hit with $100 fines each time.
Unalaska's Ballot Is Set: Tutiakoff Challenges Coleman, While Tungul And Tayag Run Unopposed
Incumbent Shari Coleman (left) and Vincent Tutiakoff Sr. (center left) are vying for City Council seat G. Meanwhile, Alejandro "Bong" Tungul (center right) is running for reelection at council seat G, and Carlos Tayag (right) is making his first run for school board seat A.Credit CREDIT COURTESY OF
Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag strikes near Akutan in Alaska
A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 211 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (131 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:36:26 / 10:36 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak19929898, us
Planning commission considers live-aboard policy for boats on city tidelands
Unalaska Planning Commissoner Bil Homka said he took the iniatitive in introducing the "live-aboad" proposal, after a city employee several years ago inquired about living on a boat, though he later found a place to live in the tight housing market, and ultimately didn't need a floating home.
FCC gets earful about Internet in Unalaska
Federal Communications Commissioner Brendan Carr couldn't hear enough bad things about the poor quality of internet service, during a community meeting Tuesday in Unalaska/Dutch Harbor, the nation's busiest fishing port. There wasn't enough time.
Minor earthquake 3 mag, 215 km SE of Akutan, Alaska
A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 215 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (134 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -163.6009 West, latitude 52.6985 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are
Councilor Tungul Will Run For Reelection, But The Rest Of Unalaska's Ballot Remains Blank
As of Monday morning, Deputy City Clerk Roxanna Winters said no one has declared candidacy for City Council seat G, currentlyheldby Shari Coleman, or school board seat A, currentlyheldby Tammy Fowler Pound.
PHOTOS AVAILABLE: Three Coast Guard aircrews transit more than 1,200 miles to medevac man from fishing vessel west of Dutch Harbor, Alaska
Three Coast Guard aircrews transit more than 1,200 miles to medevac man from fishing vessel west of Dutch Harbor, Alaska
Minor earthquake, 3 mag was detected near Akutan in Alaska
A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 226 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (140 miles). Event id: ak20026056. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20026056. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/08/18 / 2018-08
Unalaska city manager calls for independent fire department
City Manager Thomas Thomas proposed the changes at last week's city council meeting, and four of the six council members, and the mayor, all voiced support for the plan. No action was taken on the proposed changes to city ordinances, which remain under consideration.
FCC Commissioner Will Visit Unalaska During State Broadband Tour
In Unalaska, Commissioner Brendan Carr will tour towers and other telecom facilities operated by GCI, Optimera Wi-Fi, and TelAlaska.Credit Berett Wilber/KUCBA major player at the Federal Communications Commission is due in Unalaska.Brendan Carr will arrive Monday night and spend about 24 hours on th
Minor earthquake 3.2 mag, 174 km SSE of Unalaska, Alaska
A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 174 km SSE of Unalaska, Alaska (108 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -165.9596° West, 52.3454° North, depth 10 km. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:24:32 / 12:24 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time o
Light earthquake, 4 mag strikes near Akutan in Alaska
A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 173 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska (107 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34.03 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exa
FCC Commissioner Will Visit Unalaska During Trip Focused On Broadband Challenges
Carr's short trip to Unalaska, however, is expected to be educational rather than policy-driven.
Photo Of The Day By Vincent Fricaud - Outdoor Photographer
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Luscious Stream” byVincent Fricaud. Location:Dutch Harbor, Unalaska, Alaska.
Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag was detected near Unalaska in Alaska
A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 64 km SE of Unalaska, Alaska (40 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/07/18 / 2018-07-14 13:37:10 / July 14, 2018 @ 1:37 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event i
Herring slows after off-and-on season
The season opened July 1, instead of the usual former date of July 15. In the first two weeks, the two-boat fleet landed about 800 tons of a total catch as of Monday of 1,117 tons, according to Alaska Department of Fish and Game Biologist Lisa Fox, in Sand Point.
After Years Of Financial Losses, Unalaska's Clinic Finishes FY18 In The Black
"We closed the fiscal year to the positive — to $26,407," said Director James Kaech of Iliuliuk Family and Health Services. "That's huge when we wereprojecting a lossof more than $700,000."
Unalaska Is One Step Away From Plastic Bag Ban
The drafted ordinance would prohibit plastic bags at Unalaska's grocery stores, including Alaska Ship Supply.Credit Berett Wilber/KUCBThe Unalaska City Council unanimously advanced an ordinance on Tuesday that would ban single-use plastic bags.Under the proposed legislation, businesses would receive