Maggie Nelson, KUCB - Unalaska
George Fox is the only known Unangax̂ soldier killed fighting in World War II, or in any war since.
The child, Joshua John Rukovishnikoff, was buried on top of his mother’s grave during a memorial service Saturday.
House Bill 41 would allow certain nonprofits to pursue mariculture enhancement or restoration projects for species of shellfish — like abalone, razor clams, sea cucumbers and king crab.
Unalaska fisherman Dustan Dickerson says the program is one way to get a new generation into the industry.
But that’s only if they didn’t get money during the state’s first series of American Rescue Plan Act grants.
A 62-year-old man was hoisted from the 254-foot fish processor Phoenix after he experienced stroke-like symptoms, according to a USCG news release.
Historians correct details about Benny Benson’s age and heritage nearly a century after he designed Alaska’s flag
Researchers nd historians discovered that Benny Benson was actually 14 years old when he designed Alaska's state flag.
The regional airline is working to make its reward credits redeemable for hard currency.
For a long time, Atlantic cod is what most Americans ate.
A collection of audio reels made in the Aleutian region in the 1970s was digitized and will soon be available online through the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
How did so many Alaskans hear a sound from so far away? The short answer is that this volcanic blast was so big it traveled thousands of miles.
“We’ve decided that, proactively, we’re going to be putting in place some additional safety mitigations just to further improve our operating margins in Unalaska,” said Aleutian Airways co-owner Kent Craford.
Nearly 80 years after his death, Unangax̂ soldier Pvt. George Fox to finally receive burial ceremony in 2022
Fox was born in 1920 on Unga Island, the largest of the Shumagin islands, about 250 miles northeast of Unalaska. Census data shows that he and his mother moved to Unalaska by 1929, and he joined the military when he was about 21 years old, according to Livingston.
The winds ripped off roofs, toppled trucks and tore boats from their docks.
Aleutian Airways, a partnership between Juneau-based Alaska Seaplanes, Florida-based Sterling Airways, and two venture capital firms, will fly Saab 2000 planes from Anchorage to Unalaska. The planes haven't flown in Unalaska since RavnAir Group's fatal plane crash in 2019, but Aleutian Airways managers say they have strict protocols to ensure safety.
Harmful algal blooms can be lethal for humans. Scientists wonder if they cause seabird die-offs, too.
Over a million murres died about five years ago, coinciding with a major marine heat wave. Scientists suspect that high PSP levels may have also contributed the unusual die off and they're trying to find answers in Unalaska.
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council often flies under the radar, but it manages the most economically lucrative fisheries in Alaska. But after eliminating one of the group's three Alaska Native members, some are questioning its commitment to ensuring all voices are heard.
The man's death was not COVID-19 related and no foul play is suspected according to the Alaska Dept. of Corrections.
Among the groups vaccinated: dozens of workers from four major fish processing plants which have struggled with COVID-19 outbreaks over the past several months.
The veterans all served in the Aleutian Campaign, which is often referred to as the "Forgotten War," and began in 1942 when the Japanese bombed Dutch Harbor and occupied the western Aleutian Islands of Attu and Kiska.
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