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Unalaska's Basketball Teams Head To Delta Junction

The Unalaska Raiders are heading north for their next basketball games. Thursday morning both teams will face off against Kotzebue in Delta Junction. The boys' are coming off two wins at home against King Cove. Coach Riley Spetz says this week their focus will be on rebounding. “We have some good rebounders and we just have to get the whole group to turn their notches up a bit and really stretch the attitude more than it is the effort and almost get mean and snatch the ball out of the air,"...

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Suzi Golodoff

Unalaska’s Twenty Sixth Consecutive Christmas Bird Count

On December 15th 2018, Unalaska held its annual Christmas Bird Count. The weather was brisk but decent, 30 degrees, partly cloudy with Northeast winds around 25 knots and 10 inches of fresh snow on the ground. Seventeen adults and nine kids ventured out in eight field parties, driving, walking and skiing, covering a combined 34 miles of habitat, and tallying every bird within their designated sections. Counters spread out from Captains Bay to Humpy Cove, scanning bays and shores, hills and...

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Britain's prime minister, Theresa May, faced hours of blistering criticism on Monday from more than 100 lawmakers who questioned her leadership a week after Parliament decisively rejected her plan for leaving the European Union and mounted a failed effort to unseat her through a vote of no confidence.

May struggled to bring new ideas to parliament with just two months to go until the March 29 deadline for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union.

"Good will is slipping away, as well as time," said Rupa Huq, a member of parliament from the Labour Party.

Stephanie Clayton won her fourth term in the Kansas legislature as a moderate Republican but when she started in office this month, she did so as a Democrat. She says she had an abrupt change of heart about a month after the November election last year.

It was the day Republican legislative leaders said they wanted to rewrite a school-finance bill that Clayton and other moderate Republicans had worked alongside Democrats to pass in last year's session. For her, it was a breaking point.

A leading Nicaraguan journalist has left the country following a police raid on his newsroom last month.

Carlos Fernando Chamorro, editor of the online publication Confidencial, announced on Sunday that he has gone into exile in Costa Rica, citing suppression of independent press under Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega.

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