DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

Updated 03/03/2021 at 4 p.m. 

Josiah Kelly, who was last seen in Unalaska on Feb. 27, was safely located Wednesday after a three-day search, according to the Department of Public Safety. 

Kelly was found walking at the end of Captains Bay Road.

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The Unalaska Fire Department responded to a fire at the Airport Restaurant Monday night. 

Fire Chief Patrick Shipp said at around 11:45 p.m., he was notified that a fire alarm was going off at the airport. 

"Dispatch dispatched the police, as well as the fire department," he said. "First arriving officers from the police department on scene reported flames showing at the roofline. The first crews went into the building and found the source of heat was in the kitchen area of the restaurant at the airport."

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On Monday, in the middle of testing the city’s sirens, Unalaska received notification of a large earthquake southeast of Sand Point and a subsequent tsunami warning in communities east of Unalaska to the Kenai Peninsula

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A 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit south of Chignik last week, prompting tsunami warnings in communities across coastal Alaska. 

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The City of Unalaska has hired a new police chief, officials announced last week. 

Jay King, from the Montgomery Police Department in Alabama, accepted the offer and is expected to start his new position with the city no later than Sept. 1, according to City Manager Erin Reinders. 

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