Nine local nonprofits are vying for Unalaska’s coveted community grants; alcohol and drug abuse costs Alaska more than $3 billion annually; and 150 years ago today, the United States bought Alaska from Russia.
The Unalaska City Council has approved a $39 million renovation to the city dock; the Alaska Legislature is looking at ways to reduce state spending on health care; and one Southeast community remembers the tsunami of 1964.
The Unalaska City Council is ready to vote on renovations proposed to the city dock; the National Weather Service is testing the state's tsunami warning system; and President Trump’s budget blueprint cuts funding for the Alaska Legal Services Corporation.
The Unalaska City School District has approved a $7.1 million budget that officials hope will cover next year’s deficit; the City Council is casting its final votes on whether to move forward with an expensive renovation to the city dock; and President Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan have pulled the plug on their bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
Bering Sea crabbers have reported seeing plenty of bairdi after the fishery’s controversial closure; Unalaska is seeking public input before moving forward on a major renovation to the city dock; and Alaskans will be allowed to hunt Emperor Geese next month for the first time in 30 years.