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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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U.S. Navy

This week, the U.S. Navy is searching for World War II-era explosives that may still be hiding in waters around Unalaska.

It’s unclear how much leftover ordnance is lurking offshore, according to Leslie Yuenger of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command. But she needs help from Unalaskans to find it.

Newscast: 06/06/17

Jun 6, 2017

Repairs have delayed the Tustumena ferry until August; the U.S. Navy is searching Unalaska waters for WWII-era explosives; and Governor Walker is encouraging lawmakers to compromise on the budget before their stalemate results in a government shutdown.

Newscast: 06/05/17

Jun 6, 2017

Survivors of the Unangan internment shared their stories this weekend; President Trump has announced he’s pulling the U.S. out of the Paris climate agreement; and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has committed to staying in the Arctic Council.

Laura Kraegel/KUCB

When school lets out Thursday, Unalaska students will say goodbye to a handful of longtime teachers and administrators.

That includes Jeff Dickrell. He's retiring after 27 years as the high school social studies teacher.

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Newscast: 05/31/17

Jun 1, 2017

Teacher Mandy Andersen is leaving Unalaska’s elementary school after eight years; two fishermen have pleaded guilty after violating commercial fishing rules in the Aleutians; and today is the registration deadline for Camp Qungaayux.

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