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Laura Kraegel

Reporter

Originally from Chicago, Laura moved to Alaska to work at KNOM Radio, reporting on Nome and the Bering Strait Region. Now, she’s excited to cover Unalaska and the Aleutians while still living on the Bering Sea.

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The Unalaska Raiders started their road trip strong with two victories in Tok.

The boys’ basketball team beat the Wolverines 61-54 on Wednesday, extending their undefeated streak to 10-0 this season.

Meanwhile, the girls’ squad posted a decisive win. They beat Tok 55-26.

The Raiders take the court again on Thursday in Delta Junction. The girls play first at 5:30 p.m., followed by the boys at 7 p.m.

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Generator upgrades. Library renovations. Even a new fire training facility.

These are just a few of the 18 projects that could receive city funding in the next fiscal year.

This week, the Planning Department presented the Unalaska City Council with an early draft of the 2019 Capital and Major Maintenance Plan, which totals almost $9.8 million.  

Berett Wilber/KUCB

Unalaska officially has a new city manager.

Thomas E. Thomas will start March 19.

"He agreed to a contract over the weekend, but we had to get the City Council’s okay on it," said Mayor Frank Kelty, who handled negotiations as directed by the council. "Now, we have a done deal."

Newscast: 02/15/18

Feb 15, 2018

Unalaska’s new city manager will start March 19; some island residents want the city to ban single-use plastic bags; and the Raiders basketball teams started their road trip with two victories in Tok.

Greta Mart/KUCB

Early and absentee voting starts Wednesday, Feb. 14 for Unalaska’s mayoral recall election.

Registered voters can cast their ballots at City Hall until March 5. The polls will be open week days from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Unalaskans can also request to vote by mail, email, fax, or personal representative.

They can call the city clerk’s office at 581-1251 for more information.

Election Day is for March 6.

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