Hope McKenney, Alaska's Energy Desk - Unalaska
Less than half of Unalaska's sirens failed to sound during the recent tsunami warning.
The 34 crew members who tested negative will be flown to Anchorage on chartered planes. Those who tested positive will remain on the boat, which will sail to Seward, then be transported to Anchorage.
After 85 people on an American Seafoods vessel tested positive, the company said it would test crew on its other vessels.
Advocates say that if response rates remain low, Alaska stands to miss out on billions of dollars over the next ten years.
The project would connect Unalaska to Kodiak with a fiber optic cable, but GCI says it can't build it unless it receives a $25 million grant from USDA.
The $99,800 grant will test a new farm design that replicates a natural kelp forest environment in a 10-acre area 12 miles from the community of Sand Point.
V3 Energy consultant Doug Vaught anchors a MET tower on Unalaska's Hog Island, with help from environmental planner Kate Arduser. The city is using towers to collect data and determine if...