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St. Paul, Alaska
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St. Paul Tribal Government One Of Seven Nationwide Recipients Of Federal STEM Grant

A Pribilof Island community of less than 400 people has received more than $250,000 in federal funds to train locals to work at its commercial aircraft test range. The Aleut Community of St. Paul Island Tribal Government (ACSPI) announced it was one of seven recipients nationwide to receive the Economic Development Administration's STEM Talent Challenge grant Tuesday. The ACSPI's aircraft test range will be through a partnership with Sabrewing Aircraft Company, a drone manufacturing company...

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Courtesy of Tom Cohenour

Snow Shovels, Dump Trailers, And Graders: Unalaskans Battle First Big Snowstorm Of The Season

Piles of melting snow line the streets and crowd parking lots across the island, shrinking by the hour, as they freeze and eventually melt into Unalaska's bays and rivers. They are the remainder of the community's first major snow storm of the season: a storm that brought with it heavy snow drifts, a surge in snow shovel sales at the local stores and very long days for the city's roads crew. "You could probably cut those guys loose at 4:30," Director of Public Works Tom Cohenour told his...

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