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From Ports To The Powerhouse, 18 Projects Seek Unalaska's Capital Funding In FY19

Generator upgrades. Library renovations. Even a new fire training facility. These are just a few of the 18 projects that could receive city funding in the next fiscal year. This week, the Planning Department presented the Unalaska City Council with an early draft of the 2019 Capital and Major Maintenance Plan, which totals almost $9.8 million. The big-ticket projects would extend uplands at the Unalaska Marine Center for $5.4 million and rebuild four generators at the powerhouse for $1.3...

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A Sweet Thanks to Ice Cream Social Supporters

Unalaska's preschool program held their annual fundraiser, the Ice Cream Social, on Sunday, February 11th. Follow the link below to see Channel 8's coverage of the event. The Unalaska Preschool would like to thank all of the preschool parents, Alaska Ship Supply, Alyeska, American Seafoods, APL, Alpha Welding, Aleutian Greens, AB Rankin, Blue North, Carolyn Reed, Collins Family, City of Unalaska, Channel 8, Grand Aleutian Gift Shop, Highliner Food Services, Horizon Lines, Hydra-Pro, Island...

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Gus Kenworthy and Nick Goepper were two of three American athletes on the slopestyle skiing podium four years ago in the Sochi Winter Games. Slopestyle, an event in which skiers perform a variety of tricks and jumps down a mixed-terrain course, made its debut as an Olympic game there.

In the height of ski season this year, blades of grass and patches of dirt still dot cross country ski trails in Aspen, Colo. Conditions like this present a conundrum for professional skiers: Their livelihood relies on snow and cold temperatures, but essentials like travel and snow-making come with an environmental cost.

One day after a federal grand jury indicted more than a dozen Russians in connection with interfering in the 2016 presidential election, National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said Saturday, "As you can see with the F.B.I. indictment, the evidence is now really incontrovertible and available in the public domain, whereas in the past it was difficult to attribute."

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