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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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A special celestial event is on the calendar for this Sunday night and experts are already raving:

"A full 62 luxurious minutes of totality," says Sky and Telescope Magazine.

"The Only Total Lunar Eclipse of 2019," promises NASA.

The White House has blocked an emergency effort to finish major U.S.-funded school, water and sewage projects in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, according to documents reviewed by NPR.

It is the latest of a series of moves by the Trump administration to shut down U.S. aid to Palestinians, which is scheduled to end Feb 1.

At least nine people were killed and dozens injured in a car bomb blast at a police academy in Colombia's capital Bogota on Thursday morning, according to officials.

They called it a terrorist act. No group immediately claimed responsibility, but the attack stoked anxiety about a return to the decades when innocent Colombians got caught up in conflicts with rebel groups and drug cartels.

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