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The community of Unalaska is a busy place to live.  Our community calendar is full of events and activities.  Talk of the Town is your source for coverage of community events and sports.  KUCB staff writes many of the stories, but we also accept contributions from community members for this section of our website.  Talk of the Town stories are often used on Flash! Unalaska, our weekly television show.  If you'd like to submit a story to Talk of the Town, contact Chrissy.

The UCS Raiders volleyball team played the visiting Cordova Wolverines on Friday evening starting at 6pm. The energy was high amongst fans and players alike as the girls swept all three games.

Coach Amber Hanson was pleased with their performance.

“I am so proud of how the Raiders played this weekend! They were calm, composed and worked as a cohesive unit,” Hanson said. 

Kyle Holloway and Leticia Pureza

Unalaska’s chapter of Alaska Youth for Environmental Action (AYEA) had their first clean-up of the new school year last Saturday.

Alaska Youth for Environmental Action (AYEA) is a state-wide group that was started in 1998, but just last year had an Unalaska chapter established. It is picking up steam among students here, offering an easy way to get involved positively in the community with their friends.

Angela Mountain

Last Friday, the Raider Swim Team had their last home meet of the season, and senior night. The meet started at 6:00 pm with team introductions and recognition of the seniors.

Jonathan Le and John Khongsuk were the only seniors on the team, both who have been competing for Unalaska since their freshman year. The senior swimmers had their names called and received flowers and a gift from their teammates.  Their coach read their future plans and their favorite memories from being on the swim team. Their families also went up to the front of the pool deck to take pictures.

Zydneigh Earnshaw

Two slam poets arrived here in Unalaska last Monday to work with Unalaska high school English students.

Students from Ms. Rudio’s class made the march down to Mrs. Purevsuren’s classroom to form an amoeba of young writers, all of the same grade level. For the first activity of the day, the students got up from their round tables, mingled about the room and formed a circle where they formed pairs and had to introduce their partner using only facts. Then, the other partner reciprocated but this time, introducing with only lies. This led to some pretty wild first impressions.

Chrissy Roes

Last Saturday, September 23rd, athletes of all ages gathered at the Aquatics Center to begin the PCR sponsored 2017 Unalaska Triathlon.

The Tiny Tikes started off the event at 1:30pm, with Deklan Nettleton taking first with a total time of 00:17:43.

The Youth Division was up next with teammates Jordan Mahoney, Lucy Bagley and Hedya Whitaker securing first place with a time of 00:40:13.

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