Ninety-one percent of eligible St. Paul residents are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to city officials.
The number of northern fur seals in the Bering Sea has dropped by around 70% since the 1970s.
The small island community has a health clinic with just one provider and one support staff.
In 55 years, there have been just two other closures: once in the 1980s and again in the 1990s.
Three volcanoes are erupting across the Aleutian Range — Great Sitkin and Semisopochnoi in the Aleutian Islands and Pavlof Volcano on the Alaska Peninsula.
Unalaska city officials said wastewater testing had recently shown an uptick in COVID-19 positivity. They also said they’re on guard after two major public festivals last weekend brought residents together in close quarters.
Camp Adgayux̂, also known as Camp A, resumed in 2021 at Unalaska’s Community Center after it was canceled last year due to coronavirus concerns.
After prolonged negotiations, executives from both companies reached the agreement to bring a mileage sharing program to Unalaska.
Sand Point has seen 17 new cases since mid-July.
The new carrier, branded Aleutian Airways, is a partnership between Juneau-based Alaska Seaplanes, Florida-based Sterling Airways and two venture capital firms.