The Department of Fish and Game says “it’s hard to get them out of those rafters.”
In Unalaska, many teachers didn’t do anything special in their classrooms last month because they are working to include Black history and perspectives in their lesson plans year-round.
Unalaska’s port director says attempts to eliminate the Aleutians from the AMHS route have been ongoing for about two years.
In the course of the outbreak, 45% of Trident’s 700-person workforce ultimately tested positive for the virus, company officials said Monday.
Three out of four of Unalaska’s fish processing plants, including Alyeska, don’t operate as closed campuses, and many employees have families who live or work in the community.
Trident has said the vessel is a total loss, according to multiple news outlets.
At Unalaska’s Tom Madsen Airport, temperatures haven’t dropped below freezing yet this month. And in Cold Bay, the average temperature is running more than eight degrees Fahrenheit above normal.
A related study of harbor seals in the Aleutians found a similar decline over a three-year period, with an average decrease of about 10% of their weight.
Alaska women who live in rural and remote communities usually travel to city centers to give birth against incredible geographical odds. COVID-19 can make a hard trip longer and lonelier.
Indian Health Services has allocated 1,100 doses of the Moderna vaccine to the region, to date. Seven hundred have arrived, and 400 are still on the way.