Theo Greenly


Theo Greenly is a Report for America corps member. He got his start in public radio as an intern at KCRW in Santa Monica, California. Since then, he's produced radio stories for stations around the country, and has worked on podcasts as an intern at NPR. He studied journalism at Santa Monica College, creative writing at the University of Colorado Boulder, and radio production at the Transom Story Workshop. When not reporting, he’s probably looking for someone to go hiking with. Wanna go for a hike?

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Newscast: 07/26/21

Jul 26, 2021

Biologists collect bird and fish samples in Unalaska to learn about the connections between recent seabird deaths and high PSP levels; 17-year-old Lydia Jacoby from Seward makes it to the final in the women's 100 meter breaststroke at the Tokyo Olympics; and a 1% tax hike for Unalaskans is on the agenda at Tuesday's City Council meeting.

Courtesy of AFDF

Representatives from the Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation visited Unalaska last week as part of its push to expand the state's mariculture industry.

Gov. Bill Walker created the Alaska Mariculture Task Force in 2016. Since then, the organization has been focused on developing the state's mariculture industry to meet its long-term goal of $100 million by 2038.

Newscast: 07/19/21

Jul 19, 2021

The telecommunications company laying a new fiber optic line to improve digital connectivity to Unalaska says it's reached a major milestone; communities across Alaska offer cash incentives to urge residents to get the COVID-19 vaccine, but gift cards and cash can only go so far; and an invasive crab species that has wreaked havoc on animal habitats in New England is spotted just across Alaska's border with Canada.

Newscast: 07/14/21

Jul 14, 2021

A visit from the Philippine Consulate means Filipinos in Alaska can finally visit their families back home; a Superior Court Judge hears arguments aimed at blocking changes to Alaska's voting system; and the challenges of getting a reliable supply of blood to medical providers in Alaska’s remote regions. 

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The Qawalangin Tribe of Unalaska is once again accepting aluminum cans for free recycling, putting an end to a 16-month-long pause on recycling on the island. 

The tribe had previously been recycling aluminum cans and plastic bottles, but put the project on hold in March of 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic shuttered many of the island's facilities.