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Unalaska donates $10,000 to local Coast Guard

The city council's donation of $10,000 in solidarity with the Coast Guard last week brings Unalaska/Dutch Harbor's total to $28,000 including donations from the fishing and marine cargo industry, nonprofit and Native organizations.


Raiders Close Out Regular Basketball Season In Dillingham

Unalaska’s basketball teams are in Dillingham for their final games of the regular season. The Ravn Invitational marks the first time this year that the Raiders will face off against a 2A team in their region.


Architect undecided on potential coffee shop at Unalaska library

Despite broad public support for a coffee shop, the architect designing the expansion of the Unalaska Public Library refused to discuss it at a public meeting after two city council members, the previous night, protested the idea. At the same time they protested the idea, the city council members su


Council Endorses Larger Expansion For Unalaska's Library

Unalaska's public library expansion is going to be even larger than originally planned. The City Council expressed unanimous support Tuesday for a design that adds about 1,200 square feet and $600,000 to the renovation, bringing its total price tag to about $5.2 million.


Alaska Military Youth Academy to graduate 156 cadets

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – The Alaska Military Youth Academy will celebrate the 51st class of students and more than 25 years of service to the State of Alaska as Class 2019-1 graduates 156 cadets from its ChalleNGe program on Friday, February 22nd.


Captains Bay Road Project Estimated At $59 Million

Transforming Captains Bay Road into a safer, smoother thoroughfare would cost about $59 million. Engineers released the rough estimate last week after spending months studying the heavily trafficked gravel road that's home to some of Unalaska's largest businesses.


Aspiring Aleutian Business Owners Compete For Startup Funding

Every year, the Aleutian and Pribilof Island Community Development Association (APICDA) awards grants to aspiring entrepreneurs from the region. Current and former residents may apply, but their businesses must be located in one of the 12 Aleutian and Pribilof communities: Adak, Akutan, Atka, Cold B


Lady Raiders sweep past Tok in front of home crowd

Hailey Wilson pumped in a game-high 22 points and Kayla Villamor added 10 more on Saturday afternoon and helped power the Unalaska Lady Raiders to a sweep of Tok in their final homestand of the 2018-19 season.


'We landed OK': PenAir flight with 35 aboard loses power in midair

A PenAir flight with 35 people aboard lost power in one of two engines after leaving King Salmon last week, but turned around and landed safely. The flight from Anchorage was headed for Dutch Harbor/Unalaska and stopped in King Salmon for fuel before taking off again.


Unalaska's Finance Director To Leave For Job In Oklahoma

Unalaska's finance director is leaving March 1. Clay Darnell recently sat down with KUCB's Laura Kraegel to discuss his resignation. Darnell has spent about a year and half as head of Unalaska's finance department.


Unalaska Teachers Oppose Dunleavy's Budget Proposal, Fearing Deep Cuts To Staff, Programs

In Unalaska, a group of teachers gathered Wednesday to condemn the Dunleavy administration's proposed cuts to public education — and call on local residents for their support.


The 2019 UCSD Tsunami Bowl Team Presents On Invasive Species

The 2019 UCSD Tsunami Bowl Presentation was held at the Unalaska City School Auditorium on February 12th at 7pm. The Tsunami Bowl is Alaska’s version of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB), a nationwide marine sciences competition. Unalaska has been attending since 2005.