Shell Pledges $1B to Restart Arctic Drilling

Thursday, January 29 2015

Despite falling oil prices, Royal Dutch Shell will aim to restart its Arctic drilling program this summer.

Executives announced those plans during a quarterly earnings call with shareholders and reporters on Thursday. Chief financial officer Simon Henry said Shell will have to make a significant investment if it’s going to get back to Alaska.

"If we drill, if we go ahead, it will be over a billion dollars," Henry said.

PenAir Leases Larger Planes to Serve Unalaska

Wednesday, January 28 2015

Unalaska’s passenger air service is scheduled for an upgrade.

Shishaldin Volcano's Eruption Hits One-Year Mark

Wednesday, January 28 2015

If you’ve taken a PenAir flight between Unalaska and Anchorage in the past year, you’ve been traveling over an erupting volcano.


Talk of the Town

Unique United Unalaska

Friday, January 23 2015


Samoan Dance Group at the celebration. (Photo credit: Ali Bonomo)

The 7th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration themed Unique United Unalaska was held Monday, January 19th at the Department of Parks, Culture, and Recreation's Community Center. The event hosted a plethora of community talents, cultural performances, and speakers. (Click to read more.)


Valentine Rose Contest
Tuesday, February 03 2015 - Monday, February 09 2015, 6 p.m.
Wiggle Worms Story Time
Thursday, February 05 2015, 1:30 p.m. - Thursday, April 30 2015
AAC Annual Meeting and Auction
Saturday, February 07 2015, 7 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Dinner and a movie night: Family Movie Night
Saturday, February 07 2015, 6:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Preschool Ice Cream Social
Sunday, February 08 2015, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Spelling Bee
Monday, February 09 2015, 12:30 p.m.
UCB Board of Directors Regular Meeting
Tuesday, February 10 2015, 5:30 p.m.

a random sample...
Ambulance Request
Wednesday 21 January 2015, 5:13 p.m.
EMS personnel provided care and transport for an unconscious man in respiratory distress.
Domestic Disturbance
Tuesday 20 January 2015, 3:31 p.m.
A man told officers he felt sure he was going to die because his roommate had threatened to “deal with” him after they got into an argument, and worse yet, kept a screwdriver by his bed. The roommate, who was upset because the other room occupant was white, was dirty and kept wiping boogers on the shower walls, explained that he was from southern California. The situation was resolved when the two men were assigned to separate rooms per corporate security.
EMS Other Services
Tuesday 20 January 2015, 9:04 a.m.
Caller needed and then didn’t need EMS assistance.
Civil
Tuesday 20 January 2015, 11:23 a.m.
Paper service, civil case.

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