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Maggie Nelson
The Unalaska school board has narrowed its superintendent search down to three finalists from a pool of eight total applicants.The three finalists include Kimberly Hanisch, an assistant professor of educational leadership at the University of Alaska Southeast. She has worked as the director of instruction and curriculum for the Kodiak Island Borough School District.Jesse Janssen is another finalist. He is the superintendent and career and technical education director for a school district in Kansas. He’s also worked as an assistant principal.The district is also considering Michael Franklin, an emergency medical technician. He’s worked as a principal and assistant principal for schools in Bend, Oregon.
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    Lauren Adams
    The Unalaska Raider Basketball teams hosted the Cordova Wolverines this past weekend with the teams each squaring off twice at Unalaska City School. Senior night was held on Friday and ten seniors were honored in total.In the first match-up the lady Raiders finished with a 53-43 victory. Senior Reena Bucaneg led all scorers with 20 points including a couple three pointers. Freshman Izabella Lopez and Senior Marina Jones each chipped in 10 points as well. In the second contest, the Lady Raiders completed the weekend sweep of the Lady Wolverines with a 42-26 victory. Bucaneg and Lopez led all scorers with 13 while Jones again added 10. Senior Karina Villamor also added 7.
  • Dixie Lee Engman, a longtime resident of Dutch Harbor, AK, passed away on Wednesday, January 4, 2023 in Libby, Montana. She was 67 years old.
  • 20 adults and 8 kids spent a combined 23 hours out in the field, on foot and by car, covering a combined 22 miles of our circle.
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    City of Unalaska
    Our travel advisory has been reduced to Category 1, but City officials ask residents to continue to be mindful of flood and mudslide risk. PCR and the landfill will open at noon today.

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