Posted on: October 1st, 2018 | Author: Holden F. | Filed under: Community Window
On Tuesday, October 16th, there will be a meeting of the Opioid Task Force in Anchorage. The meeting will help to show the current treatment options available, harm reduction activities, and what is still needed here on the Aleutian and Pribilof Islands.
The meeting will take place at the Coast International Inn in Anchorage.
In a post-election shake-up, Unalaska's school board has a new member and a new president. Carlos Tayag was sworn in Thursday after winning seat A with 86 percent of the vote in this month's local election. "Thank you, I'm excited," said Tayag, taking an oath administered by Superintendent John Conwell. Conwell praised Tayag's work as […]
This October, KUCB is celebrating its tenth anniversary as Unalaska's public radio station. We grew from a telephone-transmitted repeater outlet to a full-service local radio station in 2008. During our recent pledge drive, we commemorated that switch with help from our staff, board members, volunteer deejays, and listeners. Below, you can listen to our radio […]
While crab fishing is underway in the Bering Sea, the quota for red king crab is down significantly. At 4.3 million pounds, the total allowable catch is 35 percent lower than last season's TAC, which was already the lowest since 1996. Biologists expected the annual trawl survey to show a decline in the red crab […]
Bering Sea fishermen head out Monday for the start of the commercial crabbing season. Despite participating in what has long been considered one the country's most dangerous fisheries, the crab fleet has made major safety strides in the last two decades. KUCB's Laura Kraegel spoke with Captain Bill Wichrowski of the F/V Summer Bay and […]
Since 2008, the Pribilof School District has devoted a week of classes to scientific and environmental issues unfolding in its own region. Reasearchers from across North America visit St. Paul Island to teach students about the world around them. This year, KUCB's Zoë Sobel and former KDLG reporter Mitch Borden also taught middle and high […]
The Unalaska City Council has certified the results of last week's municipal election , which brought 433 voters to the polls. "We had a 21.5 percent voter turnout , which was lower than last year by about 10 percent," said City Clerk Marjie Veeder. Despite that decline, Veeder said the 2018 turnout was on par […]
Unalaskans are still looking for Willy Robinson, an island resident who went missing last week while fishing in Captains Bay. While police called off their two-day search last Thursday and described the likelihood of finding Robinson alive as "very, very slim," his family and friends are hoping to recover his body. "He's a lifetime resident […]