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The City of Unalaska has processed 98 applications from local businesses and nonprofits for CARES Act funding. 

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In the wake of recent tsunami warnings across Coastal Alaska, and especially here in Unalaska, where over half of the city's tsunami sirens aren't functioning, emergency preparedness has been on the minds of many Alaskans.

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Updated 07/31/20 at 4:30 p.m. 

 

A resident of Unalaska has tested positive for COVID-19 after being tested for the virus during their locally-mandated 14-day quarantine period, city officials reported Friday. 

 

The individual is a family member of an employee of Westward Seafoods, Inc. (WSI). They were traveling and contracted the virus in another state, officials said. 

 

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The Unalaska City School District plans to move forward with reopening its schools for the upcoming academic year.

The district plans to open under the state's Smart Start 2020 framework on August 19. The first three days will be a soft opening, "where just a third of the students will come each of the first three days," said Superintendent John Conwell at a special school board meeting on Wednesday.

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City officials reported a new positive case of COVID-19 in Unalaska Friday, bringing the total number of positive local cases to 96.

The individual who tested positive is an employee of Resolve-Magone Marine, a local company that handles marine and ship repair services in the Port of Dutch Harbor. 

The company reports that the individual arrived in Unalaska via commercial air on July 20, and in accordance with the company's mitigation plan, went immediately into quarantine. 

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