A LifeMed medevac flight crashed into the water Thursday morning near Unalaska shortly after taking off from the island’s airport. No one was seriously hurt.
Ash eruption at Shishaldin Volcano in the Aleutian Islands has intensified, sending an ash cloud 27,000 feet in the air.
The U.S. Coast Guard says a seaman will face a court martial on murder and other charges in the death of a fellow seaman.
Rescuers on scene said the elements were against them: 40 mph winds, well-below-freezing temperatures, and high seas as they searched for the boat and crew.
The project would bring fiber optic cable from Kodiak to Unalaska, spanning approximately 428 miles.
This year is the first that the plant, now owned by Trident Seafoods, won’t be processing cod — and that’s because of climate change.
The Dunleavy administration acknowledges in its budget proposal that many rural Alaska areas depend on troopers for law enforcement and that current trooper staffing levels delay responses to violent crimes, including sexual assault and murder.
In an unprecedented response to historically low numbers of Pacific cod, the federal cod fishery in the Gulf of Alaska is closing for the 2020 season.
The Ounalashka Corp. and Chena Power have formed a company to develop a geothermal project at nearby Makushin Volcano. Unalaska city officials support the new project.
The Alaska Peninsula community of Chignik Lagoon was put on a boil water notice in July. By August, the wells were dry.