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Newscast: 03/28/17

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The Unalaska City Council is ready to vote on renovations proposed to the city dock; the National Weather Service is testing the state's tsunami warning system; and President Trump’s budget blueprint cuts funding for the Alaska Legal Services Corporation.

Greta Mart / KUCB

While state education funding remains in legislative limbo, the Unalaska City School District has approved a $7.1 million budget that officials hope will cover next year’s deficit.

The board of education passed the FY18 financial plan unanimously on Thursday.

It allows the district to dip into its savings for $269,000, anticipating the state and the City of Unalaska will split the rest of the bill.

Newscast: 03/27/17

Mar 27, 2017

The Unalaska City School District has approved a $7.1 million budget that officials hope will cover next year’s deficit; the City Council is casting its final votes on whether to move forward with an expensive renovation to the city dock; and President Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan have pulled the plug on their bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. 

Newscast: 03/23/17

Mar 23, 2017

Bering Sea crabbers have reported seeing plenty of bairdi after the fishery’s controversial closure; Unalaska is seeking public input before moving forward on a major renovation to the city dock; and Alaskans will be allowed to hunt Emperor Geese next month for the first time in 30 years.

Daher Jorge

The Bering Sea b​airdi crab fishery stayed closed this year for the fi​rst time in four seasons.

State biologists decided there were too fe​w crab to harvest safely, but fishermen are questi​oning that call. They say they saw plentiful bairdi while crabbing for other species.

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