Zoë Sobel, Alaska's Energy Desk - Unalaska
While tourism demand is growing in Unalaska, Carlin Enlow of the Unalaska Visitors Bureau doesn’t see the small fishing community becoming a major cruise ship destination like Ketchikan or Juneau.
A Sand Point man was sentenced Monday for distributing drugs and other crimes committed on bail.
Unalaska's girls' basketball team (1-6) expected to host Sand Point over the weekend. But when the Eagles canceled their trip Friday morning – just hours before the game – the home contests were thrown into doubt.
Through the national questionnaire from the Council for Community and Economic Research, Unalaska’s cost of living index was 7th overall – behind Manhattan; Nantucket, MA; San Francisco; Honolulu; Brooklyn; and Washington DC.
As of Tuesday, single-use plastic bags are no longer allowed in Unalaska.
A statement from Ravn said they found out Dec. 13 that the Saab 340 they planned to lease from former PenAir CEO Danny Seybert to fly to St. Paul will not be available, but they are working to get their aircraft certified to fly to the island as soon as possible.
For the 21st consecutive year, Dutch Harbor is America’s largest fishing port.
For more than two decades, the Pribilof Islands have had a rat prevention program to keep the island rat-free. During that time, six rats have been killed near the docks, but now one is at large. Listen now
Nico Edwards joked it would be good publicity if one of his crewmembers was attacked by an eagle in Unalaska. Then he posted an Instagram video or himself trying to touch a raptor perched on a dumpster. That type of interaction with an eagle is illegal. Listen now
Descendants of the Native people of Attu want permanent access to their ancestral home that they’ve been separated from their homeland since World War II. Listen now
Since May, hundreds of dead and dying seabirds have been found across the northern Bering and southern Chukchi Seas. Listen now
As it stands, the proposed ordinance would put the burden on retailers. Starting Jan. 1, businesses would receive $100 fines for providing customers with a disposable shopping bag. Listen now
Three Unalaska residents will be honored by the Anchorage Municipal Assembly for helping rescue a child from a crevasse on Portage Glacier. Listen now
It’s been 75 years since thousands of young soldiers lost their lives fighting over the westernmost point of the United States. Seventy-five years since the Alaska Native people of Attu were taken from their homes never to return again. Listen now
Seventy-five years after Japan invaded the furthest tip of the Aleutian chain, Attuans are returning home. Listen now
Today, we hear from Shayla Shaisnikoff and Karen Abel. One is the granddaughter of internment survivors, and the other is the granddaughter of a fighter pilot. Listen now