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In a post-election shake-up, Unalaska's school board has a new member and a new president.

Carlos Tayag was sworn in Thursday after winning seat A with 86 percent of the vote in this month's local election.

"Thank you, I'm excited," said Tayag, taking an oath administered by Superintendent John Conwell.

Conwell praised Tayag's work as a youth programming coordinator for the city's Department of Parks, Culture, and Recreation — and recalled his first meeting with Tayag years ago.

KUCB Archive

This October, KUCB is celebrating its tenth anniversary as Unalaska's public radio station.

We grew from a telephone-transmitted repeater outlet to a full-service local radio station in 2008.

During our recent pledge drive, we commemorated that switch with help from our staff, board members, volunteer deejays, and listeners.

Below, you can listen to our radio story on the station's history and watch our video recap of the 2018 fundraiser.

Newscast: 10/18/18

Oct 18, 2018

Unalaska's school board is set to swear in new member Carlos Tayag; Gov. Bill Walker has said he's staying in the race for governor; and Alaska Democratic Party leaders are hoping Walker drops out to make room for candidate Mark Begich.

Newscast: 10/17/18

Oct 17, 2018

This month, KUCB is celebrating its 10th anniversary as Unalaska's public radio station; Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott has resigned over unspecified "inappropriate" comments; and Election Day is Nov. 6.

Newscast: 10/16/18

Oct 16, 2018

The City of Homer is contemplating a ban on thin single-use plastic bags; Candidate Alyse Galvin has outraised incumbent Alaska Congressman Don Young ahead of the Nov. 6 election; and absentee voting starts next week at Unalaska City Hall.

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