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Tundra Fire Could Pass Through Village Site

Updated post: 6/26 at 1:30 p.m The Unalaska Department of Public Safety (UDPS) is investigating a tundra fire near Volcano Bay. The fire was reported by two area pilots earlier this month. While the fire does not pose a threat to residents of Unalaska, UDPS is looking into where they fire started. At this point, they have been unable to determine a point of origin. As of Friday, they estimate that the fire has burned 100 acres of land. The investigation is ongoing. If you have any additional...

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New Equipment Helps Scientists Keep Tabs On Bogoslof Now And Study It Later

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Unalaskans Celebrate Summer With Solstice Run


No sun? No problem.

Unalaskans celebrated midsummer last night in the annual Solstice run. Despite chilly temperatures and overcast skies, twenty runners finished the two-mile course. Jonathane Pereat finished first in the men’s category, with a time of 13:37, beating second place finisher Guillermo Curiel by more than a minute. For the women, first place finisher Cheyenne Stewart came in at 18:39, just two seconds before second place finisher Noelle Rucinski.
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On Tuesday the Department of Labor got closer to dismantling an Obama-era overtime regulation that has been in limbo for months and would make millions of Americans eligible for additional pay. The department sent a formal request for information on the rule to the Office of Management and Budget.

Little Rock, Ark., is the latest front in the ongoing battle over Ten Commandments monuments on government property.

A six-foot-tall granite monument of the Commandments was installed on the grounds of the Arkansas State Capitol on Tuesday, flanked by the state senator who raised the money to pay for it and sponsored the legislation that required it.

A grand jury indicted three Chicago police officers on felony charges on Tuesday, accusing them of conspiring to cover up the facts of a fatal police shooting in October 2014 of a black teenager in order to shield their fellow officer.

Officer Jason Van Dyke, who is white, shot 17-year-old Laquan McDonald 16 times, according to prosecutors.

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