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Volunteer Matt Lightner stopped by to co-DJ an episode of AM Unalaska with Vic Fisher.
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KUCB Radio offers an eclectic mix of music and entertainment programming, local events listings and public service announcements.  Local programming is supplemented by a vibrant schedule of acquired shows from public radio sources.  

Newscast: 03/31/21

Mar 31, 2021

Ounalashka/Chena Power will have an extra year to obtain funding for their geothermal power project at Makushin Volcano; a large amount of federal money coming into the state is shaping how much Alaskans will receive in their Permanent Fund dividends this year; and even as more people are receiving COVID-19 vaccines, health officials in Anchorage are worried that the city could see another spike in cases of the virus.

Newscast: 03/30/21

Mar 30, 2021

The Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association is bringing a new Head Start facility to Unalaska; in a challenge to the federal government, Gov. Mike Dunleavy says he's asserting the state's right to control submerged lands under navigable lakes and rivers; and Alaskan representatives weighed in on the federal government's energy program, including a pause on oil and gas leasing on federal lands.

Newscast: 03/25/21

Mar 25, 2021

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has denied a request for an extension on the bairdi fishing season; Unalaska school district officials are planning for a limited in-person graduation ceremony for the Class of 2021 in mid-May; and the Army says it will boost its ability to operate in the Arctic, in part by recruiting soldiers who want to be in Alaska.

Newscast: 03/23/21

Mar 24, 2021

City officials have eased some of Unalaska's health mandates designed to prevent the spread of COVID-19 based on updated CDC and state guidance; while all Alaskans — 16 and older — are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccines, there's limited vaccine testing data on pregnant women; and earlier this week, one local opened up a new coffee business tailoring to the Aleutian community's rough lifestyle. 

Newscast: 03/23/21

Mar 23, 2021

Scientists have upgraded the alert level at one of Alaska's most active volcanoes after increased volcanic unrest; an expanded child tax credit that's part of a recent federal COVID relief plan could have a lasting impact on many Alaskan families; and another federal relief bill will bring the total amount of aid given to Alaska schools in the last year to over half a billion dollars.

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