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Zoe Sobel


As a high schooler in Portland, ME, Zoë got her first taste of public radio at NPR's easternmost station. From there, she's slowly moved west -- onto Boston where she studied at Wellesley College and worked at WBUR and WZLY. She's happy to be living close to the ocean again.

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Newscast: 05/29/18

May 29, 2018

First Quantum Minerals backs out of Pebble Mine; Trident Seafoods takes on China; and Gonorrhea is on the rise in Alaska.

Courtesy Carolyn Reed

Carolyn Reed has been a fixture in Unalaska since 1983. Her solo show “Bering Sea: Works by Carolyn Reed” opens Friday at the Museum of the Aleutians.

The name, Reed explains, comes from the water that surrounds Unalaska.

Newscast: 05/24/18

May 24, 2018

"Bering Sea: Works by Carolyn Reed" opens at the Museum of the Aleutians; a four-day institue focused on Alaska Native Languages kicks off at the University of Alaska Fairbanks; and does oil come from dinosaurs?

Berett Wilber/KUCB

The City of Unalaska has unanimous approved a $29.8 million budget for the fiscal year 2019.

It covers scheduled expenses – including software updates, employee raises, and new equipment at the community center.

Mayor Frank Kelty calls it a conservative budget.

Newscast: 05/23/18

May 23, 2018

The Unalaska City Council approves a $29.8 million opperating budget for the fiscal year 2019; Gov. Bill Walker wants stronger penalties for drug makers who don't do enough to curb opioid abuse; and Alaska's trade delegation start their offical visit to China with speed dating.