This summer is shaping up to be another quiet tourism season in Unalaska.
The governor and legislative leaders have agreed on a rough plan to use federal pandemic relief from Congress to help stabilize Alaska’s beleaguered ferry system.
The volcano is on an uninhabited island in the Rat Islands, about 600 miles southwest of Unalaska.
Fuel rationing in the Pribilof Island community of St. Paul ended last week after more than a month and a half of restrictions for residents and fishermen.
Video footage indicates that as many as 60 people could have been exposed at the Norwegian Rat that night.
The city is considering what kind of action it could take against the crew members who knew they may have been COVID-positive and still breached quarantine to visit the saloon.
The blowback of Hayden’s ouster was immediate, especially among stakeholders advocating for Indigenous voices in fisheries management.
St. Paul has implemented a two-week hunker-down order after officials confirmed the island’s first case of COVID-19 Wednesday.
A group of Bering Sea crabbers say they want more time to catch their quota before the state shuts down their season next week.
Despite difficulties with getting access to COVID-19 vaccines earlier in the year, roughly 1,800 people in Unalaska were vaccinated at a mass vaccination clinic on Thursday.