Laura Kraegel, KUCB - Unalaska
Since RavnAir Group's PenAir plane crash in October, Unalaskans haven't been able to use Alaska Airlines miles to book flights to or from Anchorage.
More than 100 people gathered Saturday at Unalaska's high school to mourn the death of 18-year-old Alexis Magalong, a senior who was reported missing and later found dead over the weekend.
The state office will decide if there's enough evidence to prosecute Dustin Ruckman, 18, who suffered minor injuries in the crash that killed passengers Karly McDonald, 16, and Kiara Renteria Haist, 18.
The last time there was no red king crab season was in 1994. The closure of the multimillion-dollar fishery had significant financial impacts for the fleet, processors, and port communities like Unalaska.
The City of Unalaska may consider legal action against the airlines involved in last month's fatal plane crash.
A month after PenAir crash, Ravn to resume Unalaska flights, but travel headaches continue with reservations, miles
While regular flights are set to resume in tentatively this week, Unalaskans still have a lot of unanswered questions about flying to and from Anchorage.
The order allows the city to charter as many as three flights per week — and to resell the seats to the many community members looking to travel for work, vacation, medical appointments and more.
‘There’s no plan B’: As Unalaska flight delays continue, residents call for air service affordability, reliability
In the aftermath of October's fatal plane crash, Unalaskans held a community meeting to voice their concerns about the island's air travel situation.
Unalaska is still recovering following a fatal plane crash on the island this month. But now the busy winter fishing season is approaching, and the community is trying to head off negative impacts to its economy, as well as ensure its safe and daily flight service.
With PenAir and Ravn's regular air service to Unalaska suspended until next month, Grant Aviation and Security Aviation are now offering additional flights off the island.
(Update, 10/24: New planes will bring regular service back to Unalaska, Ravn says, but not until next month) Unalaska's regular flight service has been stalled for almost six days. The suspension was announced by Alaska Airlines, PenAir,...
With flights expected to resume in Unalaska, shaken crash survivors contemplate getting back on a plane
Passenger flights, which have been mostly grounded, are expected to resume this week.
The airplane that ran off Unalaska's runway on Thursday, killing one passenger and injuring at least 11 more, has been moved from the crash site, allowing nearby roads to reopen to regular traffic. The PenAir Saab 2000...
Multiple people were transported from the scene by ambulance after a PenAir flight arriving from Anchorage went off the runway near Unalaska's airport on Thursday evening.
This season, snow crab is the only species to see a quota increase.
Thousands of dead seabirds washed up on Alaska's shores this summer, marking the state's fifth straight year of mass die-offs. Now the Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey team is training volunteers to monitor the trend.
In the Aleutian Island community of Atka, low enrollment threatened to close the local school. The addition of five new students helps keep it open for another year.
St. Paul Island's rogue rat has met its demise after 10 months of evading capture and living large at the local fish plant. The rat was found dead last weekend by a visiting birder. The discovery has sent tempered relief throughout the community, which has worked for decades to remain rodent-free.
Local runner Joni Scott earned the painful distinction last week while training for a half-marathon.
Two local high school students were killed when a truck plunged off the cliffside and fell about 900 feet to the shoreline below. Authorities said they hope to have an explanation by the end of June.