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The fishing season continues to be in a lull. Frank recaps this week's numbers.

Newscast: 05/20/2016

May 20, 2016

City officials approve relocation of residential trailers at the airport and a triplex on Chernofski Drive; Alaskan airplane pilots are being asked to participate in national survey on the PIREP system; a new business plan could be coming soon to Alaska's ferry system; blasting resumes at the UniSea quarry; a community meet and greet happens Friday evening for the second of two MOTA ED candidates; high school graduation starts at 7 p.m. Saturday night. 

UCSD's Spin on Art

May 20, 2016

If you've been to the high school since last Tuesday, you might have noticed that the UCSD Kaleidoscope Art Show has adorned the hallways providing all passersby a feast for the eyes. Art teacher Finn Palmer curated the show which included 90 pieces of artwork from students in fifth through twelve grade.   

Tuesday evening, members from the Aleutian Arts Council stopped by to judge the works and promptly headed to the auditorium to announce the winners, as seen below:     

5th Grade 1st Place: Angelina Semon for "Untitled" 

Courtesy Dan Masoni

Former Unalaska librarian Dan Masoni is being honored this week.  On Thursday, the Unalaska Public Library named a conference room for him in recognition of his contributions and leadership.

For 18 years, Masoni worked as a librarian and said he saw many changes along the way. KUCB spoke to Masoni from his home in Denver, Colorado. 

He said the school used to hire an employee to keep the school library open after the students went home, so people from the community could check out books, too.

Greta Mart

Daily since late April, researchers have made their way to the end of A dock at Unalaska's Carl E. Moses boat harbor. There they pull up a series of people-sized circular nets - sort of like Japanese paper hanging lanterns - and peer inside.

Jeff Cox is a contractor for the Bering Sea Fisheries Research Foundation. Vanessa White is with NOAA's Alaska Fisheries Science Center. Both are based in Seattle and are working together on this leg of the study.

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