Winter in Unalaska by Sam Zmolek
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Newscast: 09/15/21

In a contentious City Council meeting Tuesday, councilors voted to keep Unalaska’s current mask mandate in place for the next two weeks; doctors who work at Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage said Tuesday that they’ve begun to ration care as Alaska endures one of the worst surges of COVID-19 in the country; and the U.S. Coast Guard reported encountering Chinese warships within 50 miles of the Aleutian Islands this past August during patrols in the Arctic and Bering Sea.

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.