Maggie Nelson, KUCB - Unalaska
New regional airline Aleutian Airways touched down at Unalaska’s Tom Madsen Airport on Nov. 16., bringing the hope of more stable and affordable air service.
The recent closure of the Bering Sea snow crab and Bristol Bay red king crab fisheries has some Western Alaska towns taking a hard look at their futures, including St. Paul.
Superintendent Jim Wilson presented a budget update to the Unalaska school board that includes a $535,000 anticipated deficit — the biggest he’s seen in his 10 years as the high school principal.
Non-stop flights on Aleutian Airways' Saab 2000 aircraft are set to begin Nov. 16, with two flights per day Monday through Friday.
The U.S. Coast Guard cutter Kimball and its commander, Capt. Thomas C. D’Arcy, encountered a formation of seven Chinese and Russian warships in the Bering Sea last month.
The U.S. Coast Guard says a cutter crew identified seven Chinese and Russian naval vessels, including a Russian Federation Navy destroyer, about 75 miles north of Kiska Island.
“The cost of an airplane ticket to get out here is attention-getting," Sen. Lisa Murkowski said during an August visit to Unalaska, where one-way tickets to Anchorage cost nearly $1,000.
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.
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