Hope McKenney, KUCB - Unalaska
The boy’s paternal aunt had power of attorney. That side of the family pushed for him to be buried in Anchorage, where he died.
Melting of the Ross Ice Shelf meant the Polar Star could sail into newly navigable waters.
Fisherman’s photos could be first visual evidence of North Pacific right whales in the Bering Sea in winter
Right whales are among the rarest of all marine mammal species and have never been documented in the Bering Sea in winter months.
Each year, the crew maneuvers the nearly 400-foot, 13,000-ton icebreaker to cut a channel to McMurdo Station, the U.S. Antarctic Program’s logistics hub.
During the Waesche’s most recent patrol, it enforced fishing regulations among Bering Sea fleets and monitored the U.S.-Russian Maritime Boundary Line.
Family of a St. Paul Island toddler who authorities say died at the hands of his foster parents last month are at odds over where the boy should be buried.
Temperatures in Unalaska soared to 56 degrees on Saturday. And in Kodiak on Sunday, temperatures hit 67 degrees.
Troopers say after a thorough investigation, they determined the child’s guardians, 31-year-old Steven Melovidov and 28-year-old Sophie Myers-Melovidov, had killed him in their home and attempted to mislead investigators over the course of the investigation.
“Whatever led up to the situation where all the sudden we don't have any fuel in the dead of winter, and with all these storms coming through, is beyond me,” said St. George resident Victor Malavansky. “I would like to say this is totally unacceptable.”
Unalaska resident Sean Peters broke his personal record this year by making the one-mile hike up Bunker Hill 321 times. That averages out to more than once a day for every day he’s been on island in 2021.
The new police chief, Michael Castro, is moving to the remote Alaska island from Utah with his two sons this week.
Dr. Murray Buttner, a family medicine doctor in Unalaska, Buttner, a family medicine doctor and co-medical director of the island’s Iliuliuk Family and Health Services clinic, was named a 2021 Community Star by the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health. The award went to one health care provider in each U.S. state.
As staff at a local Unalaska shop opened the back door for a delivery last week, they got an unexpected visitor. An adult female eagle dashed in and headed for the rafters, occasionally swooping down toward the people and merchandise below.
Three of Alaska's 54 historically-active volcanoes are at elevated alert levels — geologists’ way to say the trio is erupting, but there’s no immediate cause for concern.
A man who died over the weekend in an Anchorage motorcycle crash was one of two survivors of the fatal sinking of the F/V Scandies Rose. That’s according to the Anchorage Daily News.
Regulators say bad wiring, lax oversight and poor judgment factored into fatal 2019 crash in Unalaska
The National Transportation Safety Board revealed its findings on Tuesday after a two-year investigation.
The community of Adak has electricity again after issues at its power plant shut down local operations for nearly a week, according to City Manager Layton Lockett.
The winds ripped off roofs, toppled trucks and tore boats from their docks.
The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a man Tuesday night from a fishing boat approximately 200 miles southwest of Unalaska. He was seriously injured after pinned by a crab pot.
A city official says the island’s high vaccination rate and strict protocols, like mandatory testing, have kept the virus from spreading.