The ferry system is also seeking $46 million in federal grant money for an all-electric ferry to conduct shorter day routes.
Four Aleutian volcanoes have been under elevated alert levels for about a year. Now they’ve been joined by a fifth.
Previously, Ravn Alaska was the only airline offering regularly scheduled flights between Unalaska and Anchorage.
It started with a question: Is it possible for the large container ships traveling from China to the United States to make the trip using renewable fuel sources?
The Tribe worked with the federal government to update local regulations so hunters could take advantage of the longer seal season.
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced earlier this month that the Bering Sea snow crab fishery will not open, for the first time in its history.
The Kimball — which carries about 120 crew members, defensive weapons and a helicopter — came within about a mile of a group of Chinese and Japanese warships last month and made radio contact with them.
It costs more Alaska Air miles to fly from Anchorage to Unalaska than it does to fly to Paris.
The refrigerated cargo ship Orange Sea arrived in Unalaska with the old anchor tangled up with its own.
If all goes according to plan, Unalaska and Akutan will have high-speed internet by the end of this year.