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Council May Add Fence Installation To City Dock Renovation

The City Council is considering installing a fence around the Unalaska Marine Center. City officials say they’ve won a grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to surround the port with an eight-foot fence topped with barbed wire. Some councilors expressed support for beefing up security during Tuesday's regular meeting . But most were hesitant because the city would be on the hook for an estimated $463,000. “I’m a little bit torn because it’s a lot of money and it’s not necessary...

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Successful Regional Meet for Raider Wrestling

Last weekend, the Unalaska Raider wrestling team travelled to Bethel, Alaska to compete in the Great Alaska Conference Regional Wrestling Meet. The Great Alaska Conference consists of schools all across the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta and the Aleutians and there were 20 different participating teams, including Unalaska. The Raider wrestlers had three regional champions this year: 1 st Place – Dustin Ruckman (132) 1 st Place – Alex Esnardo (138) 1 st Place – Seth Henning (195) They also had many...

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the eighth episode in the widely popular intergalactic series, ascended to first place among American and Canadian movie-goers in its debut weekend.

From Friday through Sunday, it brought in an estimated $220 million domestically, making it the No. 1 debut of the year, according to Disney. Its weekend haul also earns it the title of the second biggest domestic debut of all time, behind Star Wars: The Force Awakens, its predecessor released in 2015.

Updated at 5:24 p.m. ET

Opponents of special counsel Robert Mueller ramped up their attacks over the weekend with a new claim that he improperly collected thousands of emails from President Trump's transition team and is using them as an illegitimate basis for much of his investigation.

Mueller's office said his team has obtained all the evidence it's using in its investigation properly. And Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed him, told Congress last week that he monitors Mueller's operation closely and has seen nothing improper.

Police have launched an investigation after a woman working at the British Embassy was found strangled on a roadside outside the capitol city of Beirut on Saturday, Lebanese officials said.

NPR's Ruth Sherlock has confirmed with the embassy that the victim is Rebecca Dykes, a British national.

"We are devastated by the loss of our beloved Rebecca," her family said in a statement, released by the Foreign Office. "We are doing all we can to understand what happened. We request that the media respect our privacy."

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