Arts & Culture

Arts and culture reporting on news and community topics. Arts and culture coverage is occasionally submitted by community members.

Hailey Wilson

  The UCSD Cross Country team has had a busy season so far, with an exciting few weeks ahead.  According to Coach David Gibson, the high school team is fairly small this year,  "but they are still plugging away and getting better." 

Laura Kraegel/KUCB

The city is moving forward on plans to expand Unalaska's public library.

Six companies have bid on the chance to design the renovation, according to City Manager Thomas E. Thomas.

On Tuesday, Thomas said city officials are reviewing those proposals and planning to make a recommendation to the City Council by the end of the month.

Zoe Sobel/KUCB

A national radio program is hosting a live call-in show Tuesday about Attu Island.

The episode of "Native America Calling" will explore the Aleutian campaign of World War II, the Attuans' captivity in Japan, and recent efforts by Attu descendants to reconnect with their ancestral homeland.

Joanne Vilamor

The PCR coordinated a Labor Day Softball Tournament this year that was held at Kelty Field over the first three days of September.

PCR employees Cynthia Drayton and Carlos Tayag coordinated the event and Tayag said it has been a few years since Unalaska has seen a summer softball tournament.  “This year was well attended, both in terms of participants and spectators,” Tayag said. He added that Mayor Kelty was pleased to see a tournament resurgence and offered Tayag and his crew gratitude for “bringing softball back to the island.”

A new radio program celebrating the extraordinary youth in Unalaska will be debuting on KUCB 89.7FM beginning on September 5th at 3:30pm. Conceived and hosted by Amanda Greaves, “Kids Talk” will highlight youth on the island who are contributing to our community in a positive way.

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