Theo Greenly, KUCB - Unalaska

An old military structure near the water.

Cleanup of contaminated WWII military sites on Unalaska could start next year

Military sites — ranging from abandoned pill boxes to quonset huts — are scattered all over the island.
A very big truck is toppled over.

Hurricane-level winds cause widespread damage in Unalaska

The winds ripped off roofs, toppled trucks and tore boats from their docks.
A grey seal sits on a piece of drift wood

Pollock fishery may be cause of decline in Bering Sea fur seals, study says

Alaska’s huge commercial pollock fishery harvests the same species that nursing female seals rely on to feed their pups.
A sign reads City Hall Unalaska Alaska in front of a rust-colored building.

Unalaska City Council enacts temporary mask mandate as COVID-19 infections rise

Businesses will be able to remain open, but all customers and employees over the age of two are now required to wear a face covering while inside.
Smoke and fire erupt from a volcano.

3 volcanoes erupting across Aleutian Range

Three volcanoes are erupting across the Aleutian Range — Great Sitkin and Semisopochnoi in the Aleutian Islands and Pavlof Volcano on the Alaska Peninsula.
A harbor on a sunny day with rolling mountains in the background

Aleutians community of Sand Point sees spike in COVID-19 infections

The CEO of Eastern Aleutian Tribes attributed the increase in cases to an event in Sand Point at the end of July. “From that gathering, the cases have increased, and we’re seeing them on a daily basis go up and up,” he said.