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Unclear If New DOC Commissioner Will Make Changes To Inmate Work Program

It's too soon to say whether the appointment of a new state corrections commissioner will affect the inmate work program that Unalaska is scheduled to join this winter. New Gov. Mike Dunleavy announced Wednesday that he's picked state Rep.-Elect Nancy Dahlstrom to lead the Department of Corrections (DOC). Does she expect to make any changes to the Transition to Work program , which is on track to employ four prisoners at UniSea's fish processing plant in Unalaska? "It's a good question, but...

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At Unalaska’s Poetry Out Loud, Haist Earns Top Honors For Second Straight Year

Unalaska’s annual Poetry Out Loud competition took place Tuesday at 6pm in the high school auditorium. Poetry Out Loud is a nation-wide competition in which students pick a poem, memorize it, and recite it in front of judges and an audience. The competition is based on a student’s thorough and accurate memorization of the poem and their personalized and dynamic recitation. At the competition, a total of sixteen high school students took the stage and recited their selections. After each...

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Up to a foot of snow — and possibly more — is expected to fall through Sunday night across the southern Appalachians and nearby foothills in North Carolina and Virginia.

"Some places might get what the equivalent of a year of snowfall is for that area," David Roth, a forecaster with the Weather Prediction Center, told NPR. "I would think this will end up being a historic storm for southwest Virginia and western North Carolina."

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