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Zoe Sobel

Reporter/Host

As a high schooler in Portland, ME, Zoë got her first taste of public radio at NPR's easternmost station. From there, she's slowly moved west -- onto Boston where she studied at Wellesley College and worked at WBUR and WZLY. She's happy to be living close to the ocean again.

Ways to Connect

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With strong winds, rain, and snow on the horizon for the foreseeable future, the City of Unalaska is piloting a public bus route. This follows a fall trial that the Planning Department ran in August.

KUCB sat down with Planning Director Bil Homka to discuss the project and what they learned from the first run.

The city bus runs from 7 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. from Jan. 13 through the 19.

Berett Wilber/KUCB

Unalaska’s City Council has selected four finalists for the City Manager position.

The candidates are Warren P. Brown who is Director of Human Resources, Loss Prevention, and Revenue Enhancement for Huron County in Norwalk, Ohio; Jeffrey G. Causey, Director of Finance and Operations for Inter-Faith Council for Social Service in Carrboro, North Carolina; Thomas E. Thomas former City Manager for the City of Rock Island, Illinois; and Erin W. Reinders Assistant City Manager for the City of Unalaska, Alaska.

NOAA FishWatch

Saturday at noon is the start of A-season for Pollock. Krista Milani of the National Marine Fisheries Services says the total allowable catch (TAC) this year is about 1 percent bigger than last year.

“Last year [the TAC] was 1.345 million metric tons and this year its going to be 1.364 million metric tons," Milandi said. "It is a slight increase from last year.”

Newscast: 01/18/18

Jan 18, 2018

The search for Unalaska's new city manager has been narrowed down to four finalists; pollock A-season opens Saturday; and before Unalaska's Women's March this weekend, we revisit the inaugural event.

Newscast: 01/17/18

Jan 17, 2018

Alaska's Attorney General joins petition seeking a change in federal banking rules over handling legal marijuana sales; lawmakers talk compromise on the first day of the legislative session; and aging and staying in Alaska.

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