Hope McKenney, KUCB - Unalaska
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.
A man who died over the weekend in an Anchorage motorcycle crash was one of two survivors of the fatal sinking of the F/V Scandies Rose. That’s according to the Anchorage Daily News.
Regulators say bad wiring, lax oversight and poor judgment factored into fatal 2019 crash in Unalaska
The National Transportation Safety Board revealed its findings on Tuesday after a two-year investigation.
The community of Adak has electricity again after issues at its power plant shut down local operations for nearly a week, according to City Manager Layton Lockett.
The winds ripped off roofs, toppled trucks and tore boats from their docks.
The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a man Tuesday night from a fishing boat approximately 200 miles southwest of Unalaska. He was seriously injured after pinned by a crab pot.
A city official says the island’s high vaccination rate and strict protocols, like mandatory testing, have kept the virus from spreading.
City Manager Layton Lockett said the city has nine new cases of the virus — all of them visitors to the remote island. It's the first time the virus has reached the community of roughly 100 people since they recorded their first case last December.
In 55 years, there have been just two other closures: once in the 1980s and again in the 1990s.
But while the number of fish landed in Dutch Harbor is far greater than any other port in the country, the Aleutian community remains in third place in terms of dollar value — topped by New Bedford, Mass., in first place and Naknek in second.
Megan Dean demonstrates how to rescue an eagle at the Museum of the Aleutians store. (Hope McKenney/KUCB) There's a new bald eagle wrangler in Unalaska. That's right: The island has volunteers who, under a U.S. Fish...
The Pribilof Island community of St. Paul was under a fuel ration for the last month and a half after the fuel barge repeatedly canceled its delivery.
U.S. Seafoods apologizes to Unalaska after COVID-positive crew caused widespread exposure at local bar
A Seattle seafood company has issued an apology to Unalaska after crewmembers from one of its vessels at port in the island community breached isolation protocols to visit a crowded local bar last weekend.
Bering Sea fishermen likely had COVID-19 and still went to Unalaska bar. Now, locals have to quarantine.
The fishermen came from a vessel where COVID-19 cases were suspected, but still visited Unalaska's popular Norwegian Rat Saloon during Saturday's margarita and taco night.
About 60% of the eligible residents of the Pribilof Island community have been vaccinated.
A group of Bering Sea crabbers say the pandemic has slowed their fishing season, and they want more time to catch their quota before the state shuts down their season next week.
The Bering Sea island community of St. Paul has been expecting a fuel barge for two months, but it hasn't showed, forcing the town into a fuel ration.
Nearly half of Trident's 700-person workforce ultimately tested positive for the virus, company officials said Monday.
A two-week federal inquiry into the fatal sinking of the F/V Scandies Rose — lost on New Year's Eve 2019 west of Kodiak Island — will open on Monday in Seattle.