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American Flag Stolen From Unalaska's Post Office
An American flag was stolen Monday night from the Unalaska post office, according to Postmaster Jamesa Marino-Tickle. She's asking the culprit to return it, no questions asked.Credit Berett Wilber/KUCB
No Charges Filed As State Closes Investigation Of Unalaska City Council
City councilors first acknowledged the case at a meeting on Oct. 24, 2017 (pictured). “There’s an investigation of council members," said Dave Gregory (second from right). "Maybe it’s Roger [Rowland], maybe it’s me, maybe it’s Yudelka [Leclere]. We don’t know. We can’t get any information on it."Cre
Minor earthquake: M3.3 quake has struck near Unalaska in Alaska
A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 52 km S of Unalaska, Alaska (32 miles). Exact location of event, depth 38.36 km, -166.5667° West, 53.4044° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38.36 km (24 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:32:42 / 1
Youth enjoy kayaking, basketball at summer camp
A kayak was built and launched, and a basketball dunking champion preached about working hard to overcome difficulties, at last week's youth summer camp in Unalaska, sponsored by the Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association.
Light earthquake, 4 mag was detected near Akutan in Alaska
A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 164 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (102 miles) on Monday. The temblor was detected at 00:04:17 / 12:04 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date
Unalaska’s Clinic Won’t Use $500,000 Emergency Subsidy From City
The City of Unalaska granted Iliuliuk Family and Health Services $500,000 in emergency funding in November. That grant came after the clinic requested $700,000.Credit Laura Kraegel/KUCB
Council Considers Penalizing Late Applicants For Senior Citizen Tax Exemptions
This year, the City of Unalaska estimates that councilors’ approval of five late applications will result in the loss of almost $8,000 in tax revenue.Credit Laura Kraegel/KUCB
Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag was detected near Akutan in Alaska
A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 128 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (80 miles). Global time and date of event 04/05/18 / 2018-05-04 21:51:45 / May 4, 2018 @ 9:51 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak19313791. Ids that are associated to the event: ak19313791. The temblor was detect
Minor earthquake: M3.5 quake has struck near Akutan in Alaska
A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 96 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (60 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.46 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -164.448° West, latitude 53.7567° North, depth = 23.46 km. The 3.5-magnitude
Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag strikes near Unalaska in Alaska
A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 79 km S of Unalaska, Alaska (49 miles) on Saturday. Id of earthquake: ak19700521. Event ids that are associated: ak19700521. Exact location of earthquake, -166.7294° West, 53.1646° North, depth 41 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41 km (25 mi
Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag has occurred near Akutan in Alaska
A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 155 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (96 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -163.7463 West, latitude 53.4168 North, depth = 18.71 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/05/18 / 2018-05-28 11:39:35 / May 28, 2018 @ 11:39 am.
Despite Reduced Hours, U.S. Postal Service Says It's Not Closing Unalaska’s Post Office
The Unalaska post office has had inconsistent service since last summer. The branch lost its Saturday service, and then package and counter hours were cut back. Some days, it didn't open at all.Credit Berett Wilber/KUCB
Minor earthquake: M2.8 quake has struck near Akutan in Alaska
A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 154 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (96 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/06/18 / 2018-06-06 01:33:56 / June 6, 2018 @ 1:33 am. Exact location of event, depth 41.4 km, -163.7114° West, 53.4669° North. The epicenter was at a d
Minor earthquake 3.6 mag, 81 km SSE of Unalaska, Alaska
A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 81 km SSE of Unalaska, Alaska (50 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.79 km (32 miles). Event id: us1000en1e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000en1e. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:13:37 / 12:
As Summer Sportfishing Begins, ADFG Wants To Hear From Unalaska Anglers
"There are about five people who regularly contact me and give me updates about what's going on, which I really appreciate," said biologist Tyler Polum. "But more would help too."
Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag has occurred near Akutan in Alaska
A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 105 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (65 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:06:16 / 9:06 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 26 km (16 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT:
Organizations in Unalaska seek $250,000 for salmon surveys
Local organizations are seeking $250,000 to count salmon runs and harvests in Unalaska Bay, including drone surveys for the sport and subsistence fisheries.
Minor earthquake, 3.7 mag was detected near Unalaska in Alaska
A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 43 km SSE of Unalaska, Alaska (27 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -166.2682 West, latitude 53.5124 North, depth = 85.71 km. The temblor was reported at 08:20:55 / 8:20 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: u
USACE Wants Input On Unalaska Dredging Project
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wants public feedback on a proposed dredging project in Unalaska/Dutch Harbor. The Corps is planning to dredge a bar at the entrance to Illiuliuk Bay, which will make Dutch Harbor more accessible to deeper draft vessels. Currently, the bar limits access to the port.
Carolyn Reed's "Bering Sea" Opens At Museum Of The Aleutians
“I started realizing way back in the 80s [the Bering Sea] had had a huge effect on my lifestyle here," Reed said. "I worked as a processor at the beginning, then as an offloader, and in quality control. [I worked] all around the fisheries. Later on, I got into subsistence lifestyles and just kind of