Research Team Sets Out For Islands of Four Mountains

Tuesday, July 29 2014

The Islands of the Four Mountains as seen from the International Space Station in 2013. Cleveland Volcano is at center. /Courtesy: NASA

A group of researchers left Unalaska this past weekend for a remote part of the central Aleutians: the Islands of the Four Mountains.

The 16 scientists are beginning a three-year mission in territory that’s unpredictable -- and largely unexplored.

Weather was clear and sunny in Dutch Harbor on Saturday while the research team loaded up their charter vessel with food and supplies.

Marine Advisory Program Returns to Unalaska

Monday, July 28 2014

For almost a year, Unalaska’s been missing out on an important educational resource: a marine advisory program agent. Tight budgets meant the University of Alaska Fairbanks couldn’t afford to fill the MAP position -- until now. 

Saltchuk Creates APU Scholarship Program

Monday, July 28 2014

Saltchuk Alaska has given $150,000 in scholarship funds to Alaska Pacific University. The award is aimed in part at introducing students to industry jobs at Saltchuk companies.

Talk of the Town

Annual Ballyhoo Mountain Run

Tuesday, July 22 2014

Image courtesy of PCR

The Annual Ballyhoo Mountain Run took place on Saturday, July 19th. Despite lackluster weather, 34 runners arrived at Ballyhoo planning to conquer the 1,600 ft. summit. There was also a new element introduced this year: the Tot Races. Twenty minutes before the adult race, younger competitors (helped along by Ben Bolock from the PCR) had the opportunity to race a smaller course on Ballyhoo. Medals were awarded to the top three finalists in each category. The list of medalists is as follows:

Midnight Madness
Saturday, August 02 2014
Mental Health First Aid Training
Tuesday, August 05 2014
Mental Health First Aid Training Day Two
Wednesday, August 06 2014
KUCB's Annual Aleutian Tundra Golf Classic
Saturday, August 09 2014, 9 a.m. - Sunday, August 10 2014, 6 p.m.
Ferry Arrival
Saturday, August 09 2014, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Lifeguard Certification Classes Begin
Sunday, August 10 2014 - Tuesday, August 19 2014

a random sample...
Ambulance Request
Thursday 17 July 2014, 9:13 a.m.
EMS personnel provided care and transport for a man who was vomiting blood.
Wednesday 16 July 2014, 9:54 a.m.
Paper service, criminal case.
Assistance Rendered
Tuesday 15 July 2014, 12:18 p.m.
Vehicle unlock.
Sexual Assault/Offense
Monday 14 July 2014, 4:44 p.m.
Investigation into allegations of inappropriate sexual conduct between a man and a child or children.

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