Unalaska Hosts Dual Swim Meet with Valdez

Monday, October 05 2015

Unalaska & Valdez Swim Teams / Photo Credit: D. Tyrell McGirt

Nine swimmers from Valdez High School traveled to Unalaska for a dual swim meet with Unalaska City School October 2, 2015. The Buccaneers swim team, coached by Leo Overduyn, is led by Emily Doyel, Kassady Doyel, Josie McNelly, and Rylee Norris – four returning State swimmers from the 2014 season.

The Unalaska Raiders had a promising performance though the Valdez teams came out on top in most of the head-to-head competitions. Unalaska’s Jonathan Le and Amiel Fernandez finished 1st and 2nd in the Boys 200 Yard Freestyle event.  Jonathan Le and Amber Le finished 1st in the Boys and Girls 100 Yard Breaststroke event.  Kiara Villamor and Delanney McConnell finished 2nd and 3rd in the Girls 100 Yard Butterfly event. Delanney McConnell and Marjamae Pili finished 2nd and 4th in the Girls 200 Yard Freestyle event. (Read more here)

UCSD Student of the Week: Senior Class 2016

Monday, October 05 2015

The Principal's pick for Student of the Week for September 14-18 are the Senior Class of 2016 for the following reasons:

The entire senior class is off to an amazing start to the school year. They have taken it upon themselves to be active leaders in the school both academically as well as in a manner to promote a positive school culture. The maturity and determination that the entire group has shown to begin the school year is admirable. I am certain that with continued focus this will be one of the best senior classes UCSD has ever seen. Keep up the good work and remember to keep focused on your goals throughout the year.
~Mr. Wilson, Principal

Longest Serving UPD Employee Retires

Friday, October 02 2015

Larry Dirks with Director Sunderland / Photo Credit: Pipa Escalante

Larry Dirks, Jr., the longest serving Department of Public Safety employee, retired this month after 24 years of dedicated service.  

On Monday, September 28, 2015, family and friends joined the DPS Staff for a potluck BBQ lunch at the Station, which was well attended and quite delicious.

At the celebration, DPS Director Jamie Sunderland presented Larry with an appreciation plaque, memorializing his caliber as employee, friend, and citizen. It was apparent that Larry was quite touched, and that Jamie will truly miss having him on the job. (Click here for more)


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City of Unalaska Regular Election
Tuesday, October 06 2015, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
After School Teen Intramural Sports
Wednesday, October 07 2015 - Wednesday, December 16 2015
Alphabet Story Time
Thursday, October 08 2015, 11:15 a.m.
Aleutian Vision Center appointments
Thursday, October 08 2015 - Sunday, October 11 2015
New Exhibition. Beringia: Connecting Through Art
Friday, October 09 2015, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
KUCB's One Day Radio Pledge Drive
Friday, October 09 2015, midnight - 11:59 p.m.
Election Canvassing Committee Meeting
Friday, October 09 2015, 10 a.m.

a random sample...
Drug Law Violation
Friday 18 September 2015, 1:44 p.m.
Officers investigated a report of drug activity.
Traffic Crime
Friday 18 September 2015, 9:51 a.m.
Officers investigated a report of a vehicle being driven erratically. Officers contacted the driver and warned him about his driving habits.
Lost Property
Friday 18 September 2015, 3:04 p.m.
Walk-in reported a lost wallet.
Burn Permit
Friday 18 September 2015, 10:35 a.m.

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