Hope McKenney, KUCB - Unalaska
Crew on the Northern Eagle reported a likely ammonia leak that led to the death of David Kumah, from West Africa.
A U.S. Northern Command spokesperson said the foreign patrol ships remained in international waters and were not considered a threat.
The crabs could cause a big problem. They destroy habitat and outcompete native species.
Gray skies and drizzle didn’t deter dozens of community members from showing up to Unalaska's Pride event Friday.
Millions of pounds of fiber cable are en route to Unalaska to bring high speed internet to the region
Nearly 2,000 tons of subsea fiber has begun its journey from Europe to Alaska.
Roughly half of all coronavirus cases recorded on St. Paul Island have happened in the last two weeks.
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.