Winter in Unalaska by Sam Zmolek
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Newscast: 09/08/21

The Unalaska City Council voted Tuesday to keep the island’s current mask mandate in place; Alaska’s already overwhelmed hospitals took on another 20 COVID-19 patients over the long Labor Day weekend, leaving nearly 200 people hospitalized with the coronavirus; and a look at what Unalaskans’ waste can tell us about local COVID-19 levels.

Born in rural Northern California, Hope started as a reporter and producer at KZYX in Mendocino County. She then worked at Kichwa Hatari — the first Quechua language radio station in the U.S., based in New York — and KQED in San Francisco.