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Unalaska's Department of Public Safety (DPS) is still investigating a fire that burned a boat to its waterline in Captains Bay last weekend.

According to DPS press release, a concerned citizen told officers on Aug. 20 that the M/V Rebecca was burning at the head of Captains Bay while tied to another boat, the vessel Grave Robber.

ADF&G Weekly Sport Fishing Report: Aug 25, 2016

21 hours ago

Regulation reminders:

(Courtesy Jay Orr/NOAA)

 

While trawling the floor of the Bering Sea and the Aleutian region, scientists have discovered several new species of fish -- snailfish. Some were only named last year. Researchers were not looking for them, the trawl was a part of a yearly stock assessment by the federal government that helps set quotas for fisheries.

Newscast: 08/25/16

Aug 25, 2016

Scientists have discovered several new species of snailfish; Donald Trump is likely to win Alaska in the presidential election; and KUCB sat down with the U.S. Senator Dan Sullivan to talk about issues affecting the island and the region — from the proposed King Cove road to the November election.

Laura Kraegel/KUCB

A contingent of city officials is headed to Washington D.C. next month for Unalaska's annual lobbying trip. 

At Tuesday's City Council meeting, they reviewed their schedule with city lobbyist Brad Gilman.

Beyond standard stops at the U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters and the National Marine Fisheries Services, Gilman said this year's trip will also focus on a newer priority for Unalaska: getting high-speed internet.

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