Newscast: 05/12/21

21 hours ago

Unalaska City Council member David Gregory resigned his city council seat Tuesday night after 14 years in the job; a raw fish tax that's pumped tens of millions of dollars into coastal communities in the past decade has survived a legal challenge before Alaska's highest court; and Governor Mike Dunleavy's longtime rural affairs and fisheries advisor has left his job.

Newscast: 05/10/21

May 10, 2021

A bill that would give the legislature more clout in shaping the state-run ferry system unanimously passed Alaska's House of Representatives last week; About half of the Alaskans who responded to an online survey in March from the state health department said they had not gotten a COVID-19 vaccine yet or booked an appointment; and Unalaskans gathered this weekend to celebrate local teens attending prom.

Newscast: 05/05/21

May 5, 2021

The Unalaska City Council recognized two locals last week for their service to the community; the North Pacific Fishery Management Council has tightened its public comment policies due to recent profanity injected into the fish debate; and two Yupik engineers are trying to push the Yugtun language into the future, using technology.

Newscast: 05/03/21

May 3, 2021

This summer is shaping up to be another quiet tourism season in Unalaska; on Thursday, the U.S. Senate blocked quick consideration of a waiver that would have allowed foreign-flagged cruise ships to visit Alaska ports this summer; and an Alaska Native fashion model was on the cover of Vogue Mexico for the month of April.

Newscast: 04/28/21

Apr 28, 2021

The Unalaska City Council voted down a proposal Monday that would've raised utility rates; according to the CDC, if you're fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, you no longer need to wear a face mask outside, unless you're in a big crowd; and the National Marine Fisheries Service published a final rule designating critical habitat for three populations of humpback whales including some areas in Alaska.