Young Unalaskans celebrated Unangan culture at Camp Adguyax last week; the CEO of telecom company Quintillion has resigned; and Alaska's U.S. senators have condemned the violent demonstration by white nationalists and neo-Nazis in Charlottesville, VA.
The City of Unalaska is offering a week of free bus service as part of an island transportation study; Unalaskans have four days left to declare candidacy for the October election; and the state's largest newspaper has filed for bankruptcy protection.
The City of Unalaska has raised port tariffs for the first time in six years; the fifth cruise ship of the season will dock at the island this weekend; and a new government report warns that regions across the U.S. are feeling the effects of rapid climate change.
Public transportation pilot program starts this week; ex-employee charged with four felonies related to stealing funds from the city; and program to keep track of opioid prescriptions in Alaska begins.
Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallott says he and Governor Bill Walker will run together for re-election; hunters come home with a beluga in Dillingham; and a federal grant offers new opportunities to revitalize Native American languages.
PenAir has filed for bankruptcy protection; the U.S. Coast Guard is interviewing witnesses as part of its investigation into the sinking of the F/V Destination; and a recent training has more Unalaskans ready to respond to entangled whales.
An Unalaska student has been named valedictorian of the Rural Alaska Honors Institute; Alaska Republican Senator Gary Stevens has filed to run for lieutenant governor in 2018; and the Qawalangin Tribe is hosting a community potluck this weekend to celebrate the end of Camp Qungaayux.
Cheaper insurance for Alaskans enrolled in Obamacare next year; getting behind the closed-door negotiations of the state's capital budget; and Department of the Interior expert on climate change in Alaska gets reassigned.