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Monday News Briefs: 03/07/16

Mar 7, 2016

Credit Greta Mart

  • Only two local non-profits took advantage of the city's offer to shop for free Monday morning. It was non-profit day at the Unalaska Department of Public Works' semi-annual surplus sale. A public sale of all remaining miscellaneous items, equipment and two vehicles is set for March 26 starting at 10 a.m. - the same time as the Unalaska Democratic Caucus. The surplus sale will be held at the DPW warehouse; viewing starts at 10 and the sale begins at 11 a.m.
  • Today is the last day to sign up students in grades K through 5th for the Junior Native Youth Olympics. Classes are held on Mondays and Wednesdays through March 23 at Burma Road Chapel. Registration costs $25. City recreation manager Albert Burnham says the classes are a chance for younger kids to gain a foundation in native Olympic games, taught by Ariel Gustafson Shapsnikoff The class starts Monday evening at 6 p.m.
  • City manager David Martinson is hosting a meeting on Wednesday evening for small business owners. A notice for the meeting says the new city manager would like to meet with and hear from Unalaska's small business community in a relaxed and informal setting. The public meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. at City Hall on March 9.