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An Alaska-based telecommunications company says it's reached a major milestone in its mission to bring Unalaskans improved digital connectivity through a new fiber optic line.

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Ravn Alaska announced this week that it's upgrading its fleet to offer nonstop flights between Anchorage and Unalaska. 

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Ravn Alaska is offering a points program that customers can use to redeem for the value towards the cost of airline tickets, snacks or baggage fees.

 

Ravn CEO Rob McKinney said the program is a way to appreciate the flying public.

 

"I would like to just re-express my gratitude to everyone that has given us their faith and trust and come back — and as good loyal customers," McKinney said. "We're really, really grateful and thankful for everyone that flies [with] us every single day." 

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The Unalaska City Council appointed Daneen Looby to Seat D during Tuesday night's meeting, filling the position that was left vacant after longtime council member David Gregory stepped down in May.

Looby first came to Unalaska over thirty years ago. She owns two businesses in town, plus several properties, and says that she is dedicated to serving Unalaska.

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A COVID-19 vaccine will soon be available for Unalaska youth. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently authorized the Pfizer vaccine for children aged 12 to 15 years old. But Iliuliuk Family and Health Services (IFHS) clinic Medical Director Dr. Megan Sarnecki says the clinic doesn't currently have any of the Pfizer vaccine, which has to be stored in extremely cold temperatures.

 

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