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Longtime Unalaska Council Member David Gregory Resigns His City Council Seat

An Unalaska City Council member resigned Tuesday after 14 years in the job. David Gregory says he's leaving town to be closer to his elderly mother in Anchorage. "It is bittersweet that I have to leave Unalaska, but like I said, family does come first," Gregory said. "I certainly will not be a stranger to Unalaska." His departure will open a vacancy for Council Seat D after May 25, which will be his last meeting. Gregory has worked as the Land Manager at Ounalashka Corporation for nearly two...

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'We Deserve To Feel Safe:' Unangax̂ Activists Speak Up About MMIWG2S

Indigenous women in the United States are murdered 10 times more often than the national average, and nearly half of all Alaska Native and Native American women have experienced intimate partner violence in their lifetime, according to the Department of Justice. Since 2017, May 5 has been recognized as National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-spirit people. The day is often referred to as MMIWG2S or MMIW. Indigenous activists leading the movement are...

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