Arts & Culture

Arts and culture reporting on news and community topics. Arts and culture coverage is occasionally submitted by community members.

Emma Tiura


Saturday's Father Daughter Dance was an elegant affair. The event encouraged girls to participate in dancing, music, and games with their male role models. Now in its eighth year, around 100 people attended the annual event at Unalaska's community center.


Princess Keywona, a first-time attendee, declared it "amazing and so pretty." She went on to describe the event for listeners who might have missed it.


Scavenger Hunt Encourages Art Appreciation

Mar 4, 2020

WHAT IS THE ART HUNT? - The Great Unalaska Art Hunt is a two-month long scavenger hunt activity. The hunt is designed for people of all age groups, and can be played individually or in teams. It encourages people in the community to get involved with art. Players will need to identify great works of art in the community, interact with artists, and contribute to the local art experience with their own creative works.

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On Feb. 29, KUCB's Lost Villages documentary became available for nationwide distribution on The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS).

The film is a culmination of over a decade of work, both by KUCB reporters and outside historians and institutions.

KUCB's General Manager Lauren Adams said the station has never reached an audience this large.

Hope McKenney/KUCB

KUCB has a new interim reporter.

Caroline Lester arrived in Unalaska last week and will be covering local and regional news for the next three months.

To introduce herself to the community, she sat down for an interview with KUCB's Laura Kraegel.


LESTER: My name is Caroline Lester. I am coming from Brooklyn, New York City. Grew up in Brookline, just outside of Boston. And I used to live in Sitka a little while ago. But this is my first time in Unalaska, and I'm thrilled to be here.

KUCB Staff

It's a time of transition at Unalaska Community Broadcasting.

Reporter Laura Kraegel is leaving KUCB's newsroom Friday after more than three years with the radio station.

KUCB's Hope McKenney sat down with Kraegel to ask how she's feeling about heading off-island.