Two people are facing felony charges for mailing heroin and methamphetamine to Unalaska.
Jesse Lee, 24, is accused of sending roughly $70,000 worth of drugs from Washington State to Unalaska this month. The destination was a post office box that's registered to Lee and 30-year-old Kyle Eby.
Their address has been monitored for suspicious activity since early October, says police chief Jamie Sunderland. He declined to give a reason for that -- or why postal officials flagged two parcels bound for Unalaska.
The 40-odd residents of False Pass have waited years to find out if their turbulent seas could ever be used as a source of energy. Now, they may finally have an answer -- and a path to renewable power.
A Seattle-based seafood company accused of stealing groundfish from the Bering Sea has agreed to pay up.
American Seafoods will pay $1.75 million to settle violations on three of its catcher-processors. The American Dynasty, the Ocean Rover, and the Northern Eagle were all accused of tampering with their scales for weighing fish at sea over a five-year period.
In the Bering Sea, it’s normal for pollock fishing to continue all the way up to Halloween. That’s what Krista Milani has seen in her time tracking the harvest for the National Marine Fisheries Service in Unalaska.
"I looked back several years, and that tends to be how it usually goes," Milani says.
But this season, the trawl fleet wrapped up a full month early thanks to an abundance of mature pollock.
A man accused of dealing a fatal blow during a brief fight outside the Harbor View Bar this spring has reached a deal with prosecutors.
Anthony Pouesi, 28, of Shelton, Wash., has pleaded guilty to a reduced murder charge in the death of 44-year-old Marlo Adams, of Yakima, Wash.
Pouesi won't be sentenced until 2015. But he's agreed to serve between one and three years in jail for negligent homicide. That's far less than the 20-year maximum sentence he was facing for his original felony manslaughter charge.
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