Alaskan Greens: Obama’s Words, Actions Conflict On Climate Change

Sunday, August 30 2015


Whitehouse.gov video screenshot

President Barack Obama’s visit to Alaska this week, aimed at highlighting his push to fight climate change, comes just two weeks after his administration approved drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean. Some Alaskan environmentalists see a disconnect between the president's rhetoric and his actions on climate change. 

The Obama administration hopes the Alaska trip—Obama arrives in Anchorage Monday afternoon—will help sell the president’s proposals to rein in America’s greenhouse gas emissions.

Nuclear Submarine Pops Up In Dutch Harbor

Tuesday, August 18 2015

A US Navy submarine pulled into Unalaska Bay near the town landfill Friday morning. The sub made no contact with the Port of Dutch Harbor, according to Harbor Master John Days.

Obama Administration Approves Arctic Ocean Oil Drilling

Monday, August 17 2015

The Obama administration has approved drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean.


Talk of the Town

Library’s Summer Reading Program Wraps Up

Tuesday, August 18 2015


Photo from Unalaska Public Library

Summer Reading Programs are hosted at libraries across the country to keep kids reading over the summer, encourage reading for fun, and combat the “summer learning slide” that happens while school is out. This year, the Unalaska Public Library expanded our yearly elementary program to include preschoolers, teens, and adults, with the goal of encouraging the entire community to read over the summer. (read more here)


Yoga
Tuesday, September 01 2015, 6:30 p.m. - Thursday, December 17 2015, 7:30 p.m.
Blood Pressure Checks
Tuesday, September 01 2015, 4 p.m. - Tuesday, December 01 2015, 6 p.m.
Homeschool Fitness
Tuesday, September 01 2015, noon - Tuesday, September 29 2015, 2 p.m.
Women's Open Gym
Tuesday, September 01 2015, 7 p.m. - Tuesday, October 20 2015, 10 p.m.
Local Resource Use
Wednesday, September 02 2015, 6:30 p.m. - Wednesday, September 16 2015, 8:30 p.m.
Youth Wrestling Clinic
Wednesday, September 02 2015, 6:30 p.m. - Monday, September 21 2015, 7:30 p.m.
ASVAB Test
Thursday, September 03 2015, 8:30 a.m.

a random sample...
Drug Law Violation
Thursday 20 August 2015, 10:38 p.m.
Officers investigated a report about a potential narcotics transaction. Some paraphernalia but no drugs were found during the investigation.
Ambulance Request
Wednesday 19 August 2015, 8:51 p.m.
EMS personnel provided care and transport for a man with a foot injury
Medevac
Thursday 20 August 2015, 3:27 a.m.
Trespass
Saturday 22 August 2015, 7:01 p.m.
Unisea bar staff reported a trespasser had just fled the bar in a taxi. Officers confirmed the identity of the trespasser from video surveillance footage. Charges pending.

Site by Joseph Redmon