A COVID-19 outbreak at one of Alaska’s largest fish processing plants has infected nearly 20% of workers, with testing only partially finished, officials said Tuesday.
Historically, local jobs in the STEM field have not gone to St. Paul residents — a problem the project manager says the grant could help with.
In the Aleutian port town of Unalaska, at least five local boats are stuck at the dock with nowhere to deliver their cod after the shutdown of the Alyeska Seafoods processing plant
Fishermen and industry leaders are anxious that they might not have places to offload their catch or that their plants might be the next to close down.
Two large seafood processing plants in the Aleutian Islands have been hit with COVID-19 infections as the busy winter pollock fishing season is set to kick off.
The UniSea fish plant in Unalaska is under partial lockdown and has shut down all non-essential work after four employees tested positive for COVID-19 Tuesday.
The collision of a warm, wet weather front with a mass of cold air from Siberia could set a new record: the lowest barometric pressure recorded in the North Pacific.
The westernmost community in the U.S. is under lockdown after an arriving visitor tested positive Saturday for the coronavirus.
On Wednesday, the National Transportation Safety Board released more than 2,000 pages of documents related to the crash.
Multiple pieces of evidence led scientists to the conclusion that there might be a 12-mile-wide caldera — a large volcanic crater — or a number of calderas, hidden underwater beneath the group of islands.