Unalaska’s Brian Conwell has returned from the international Arctic Encounter Symposium; an Alaska delegation will explore new trade opportunities in China next month; and the Legislature’s session could be coming to an end soon.
Unalaska’s public schools and nonprofits will receive the city’s full support in fiscal year 2019; the U.S. Coast Guard will station six of its new fast response cutters in southeast Alaska; and the Native Youth Olympics has kicked off in Anchorage.
State Troopers have sent an Unalaska investigation to the Office of Special Prosecutions; a $9 million oil spill clean-up is winding down near Kodiak; and two-time Yukon Quest champion Hugh Neff has been banned from the 2019 race for poor dog care.
The city is deciding how to fund Unalaska’s schools and nonprofits in 2019; southwest Alaskans are weighing in on the proposed Pebble Mine; and a well-funded challenger is trying to unseat Congressman Don Young.
A food scientist is on a mission to improve how surimi is made; the state’s largest airport is also the world’s 5th busiest hub for air cargo; and a reporter born and raised in Alaska has won a Pulitzer Prize for covering the drug war in the Philippines.