The volcano has erupted more than 40 times since record-keeping began in the late 1700s.
The City of Unalaska is looking to welcome larger vessels and ensure smoother passage for ships already cruising through.
Cold Bay to Unalaska is nearly 200 miles. By plane, it takes about an hour. By kayak, it’s nearly a month.
An exchange official said it doesn’t make sense for the Coast Guard to continue selling assault-style weapons based on sales, profit numbers and the scrutiny the stores come under.
While rafting in Unalaska, mentors with Compass guided a group of young men on the water — and on redefining masculinity and exploring healthier, nonviolent models of manhood.
Unalaska’s City Council wants to look into expanding tax breaks to encourage renovations that create new housing.
The Coast Guard has transported several of the injured passengers to Anchorage. Troopers are in Atka Wednesday investigating the incident.
Statewide all flags will fly at half-mast to recognize Japan’s World War II attack on Dutch Harbor.
In the next 50 years, there’s a 9 percent chance of an Aleutian Islands earthquake so strong it could send a devastating tsunami to Hawaii.
“It’s not that eagles being hit by cars is particularly unusual, but the intentional part of it is what sets this apart,” said Unalaska Deputy Police Chief Jennifer Shockley.