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Ash Adams, special to ProPublica

Commercial Aviation Is Essential, But Alaska's Share Of Deadly Crashes Is Growing

This article was produced for ProPublica's Local Reporting Network in partnership with KUCB and CoastAlaska and was co-published with the Anchorage Daily News . Sign up for Dispatches to get stories like this one as soon as they are published. On a clear day in May 2019, the tourist season was just starting up in Ketchikan, Alaska, a southeastern city of 8,000 that had become a cruise ship hot spot. For Randy Sullivan, that meant another day — his fifth in a row — of flying sightseeing tours...

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Maggie Nelson / KUCB

Hats Off To Unalaska's Class Of 2021

This weekend, Unalaska will send off the class of 2021 with a parade of the 24 graduates and a commencement ceremony. KUCB sat down with a few seniors to talk about what makes Unalaska unique, how the pandemic changed their high school experience and what they'll miss about their home town.

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