Every year, the Aleutian and Pribilof Island Community Development Association (APICDA) awards grants to aspiring entrepreneurs from the region.

Current and former residents may apply, but their businesses must be located in one of the 12 Aleutian and Pribilof communities: Adak, Akutan, Atka, Cold Bay, King Cove, Nikolski, False Pass, Nelson Lagoon, Sand Point, St. George, St. Paul, and Unalaska.

This year, APICDA has choosen three finalists, who are now competing for funding to kickstart their projects. They'll be awarded between $3,000 and $10,000.

 Over fifty Unalaskans poured into the Museum of the Aleutians this Valentine's day to the sweet music stylings of Lynda Lybeck-Robinson for the annual chocolate tasting event and competition, "Choc-o-lot!" The event started at 7pm and was held front area of the museum.

Several participants brought chocolate treats to enter into the competition while some simply enjoyed the festive pink-hearted atmosphere and delicious treats.

The judges from the community were Erin Knight, Brett Richardson, Karen Kresh, Ethan Iszler, and Arlene De Letran. 

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Unalaska’s basketball teams are in Dillingham for their final games of the regular season. The Ravn Invitational marks the first time this year that the Raiders will face off against a 2A team in their region.

Girls’ Coach Casey Clausius is looking forward to the matchup.

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Unalaska's school board is expected to share budget takeaways Thursday from a recent legislative fly-in to Juneau; Friday is the last day on the job for clinic director James Kaech; and despite focusing on cuts, Gov. Mike Dunleavy has also proposed boosting state spending on a handful of program.

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Transforming Unalaska's Captains Bay Road into a safer, smoother thoroughfare would cost about $59 million; the Raiders are headed to Dillingham for their final games of the regular basketball season; and President Donald Trump's plan to divert $3.6 billion from military construction accounts to fund a border wall could drain money from projects in Alaska.