Pollock Limit Set to Rise In 2015

Monday, December 15 2014

Although there's plenty of fish in the water, the Bering Sea's biggest fishery won't get too much bigger in 2015. 

The federal board charged with setting catch limits agreed to put 3 percent more pollock -- or 1.31 million metric tons -- up for harvest next year.

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council set the limit this weekend during a meeting in Anchorage. The industry stakeholders and regulators on the board were presented with new data, which shows a substantial increase in the biomass of pollock. 

Unalaska Raiders Make a Splash at State

Monday, December 15 2014

The Unalaska Raiders made a strong showing this weekend at two state championship tournaments in Anchorage.

10 Years On, Selendang Ayu Spill's Legacy Still Evolving

Wednesday, December 10 2014

This week marks 10 years since the bulk carrier Selendang Ayu ran aground off Unalaska Island. As KUCB's Annie Ropeik reports, its impacts are still evolving today. 


Talk of the Town

IFHS Clinic Receives Statewide Award

Wednesday, December 17 2014

Iliuliuk Family & Health Services been selected to receive ALPHA’s Alaska Community Service Award for Health, which recognizes an organization, business or group making a significant contribution to improving the health of Alaskans. This award will be given during the 2015 Alaska Health Summit awards luncheon ceremony, on Thursday, January 29th, 11:30 - 1:00 at the Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage.

The Executive Director and IFHS Board of Directors appreciates the communication received from patients and we continue to desire feedback on how to best take care of the community needs.  We are hopeful these changes will result in increased satisfaction among all involved parties.  After all, it is the mission of IFHS to provide quality integrated health care and to promote health and well-being.

UCSD Student of the Week: Louisa Seman

Monday, December 15 2014

Student of the Week for November 17 - 21, 2014

The Principal's Pick this week for Student of the Week is Louisa for the following reasons:

Louisa is an exceptionally positive and resilient student who lights up any room with her infectious smile and enthusiasm. Even though the school calendar is becoming increasingly full and somewhat hectic as we all start to approach major deadlines at the end of the first semester, Louisa’s blithe energy and can-do attitude help everyone in  our close-knit school community endeavor to “Keep on the Sunnyside. -Ms. Rudio, English teacher


Christmas Extravaganza
Saturday, December 20 2014, 1 p.m. - Saturday, December 20 2014, 3 p.m.
Holiday Bazaar
Saturday, December 20 2014, 1 p.m. - Saturday, December 20 2014, 3 p.m.
Ginger Bread House Contest
Saturday, December 20 2014, 1 p.m. - Saturday, December 20 2014, 3 p.m.
3rd Annual Museum Treasure Hunt
Saturday, December 20 2014, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
USAFV Board of Directors
Monday, December 22 2014, 5:30 p.m.
Elder's Tea
Monday, December 22 2014, 3:30 p.m.

a random sample...
DUI
Tuesday 09 December 2014, 1:56 a.m.
An officer contacted a driver who had veered off the road before abruptly turning across the roadway and parking near a defunct processing plant. Driver Nicholas Meriwether Dryden, 32 yoa, was arrested on charges of Driving under the Influence and Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test.
Traffic Roads
Saturday 06 December 2014, 5:39 a.m.
Public Works was advised that ice was present on area roadways.
Ambulance Request
Saturday 06 December 2014, 6:02 a.m.
EMS personnel provided care and transport for an asthmatic patient.
Animal
Friday 12 December 2014, 8:18 a.m.
Dead fox.

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