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Michael Dinneen / Alaska Native Health Consortium Board of Directors

Sally Smith remembered as an architect of Alaska tribal health

Smith, who passed away at the age of 70 this month, left behind a long legacy of work advocating for better healthcare for Alaska Natives and Native Americans.

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Mushing, a tradition on the fritz in Bristol Bay

It’s been a few years since communities like Dillingham, New Stuyahok, Ekwok, or Koliganek have been able to host sled dog races, but a few mushers are working to keep alive a tradition that's declining in the region.

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Bristol Bay and Beyond, Jan. 13, 2017

Coming up this week, HIV in Bristol Bay, Sen. Coghill on SB 91, Slaviq, dog mushing decline, and leaving a felony behind.

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Update: U.S. Coast Guard helicopter located downed aircraft and is preparing pilot and passenger for medical transport.

Original: Pilot, passenger believed alive but injured after Van Air chartered flight between Pilot Point, Port Heiden went down Monday afternoon. Passenger been able to communicate by cell phone. US Coast Guard enroute from Kodiak.

Michael Dinneen / Alaska Native Health Consortium Board of Directors

Smith, who passed away at the age of 70 this month, left behind a long legacy of work advocating for better healthcare for Alaska Natives and Native Americans.

Jeffrey George, 25, facing felony assault, reckless driving charges after allegedly striking a woman with a metal rod, crashing snow machine into a house, following a day of drinking, says AST.

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The village of Quinhagak has not had a shipment of food in over two weeks due to a damaged runway, bad weather, and a change in air carriers.

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Coming up this week, HIV in Bristol Bay, Sen. Coghill on SB 91, Slaviq, dog mushing decline, and leaving a felony behind.

Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation

Born January 12th, Elias Nelson Nanalook is the first baby born at the Kanakanak Hospital in 2017.

Avery Lill/ KDLG

It’s been a few years since communities like Dillingham, New Stuyahok, Ekwok, or Koliganek have been able to host sled dog races, but a few mushers are working to keep alive a tradition that's declining in the region.

Avery Lill/ KDLG

Russian Orthodox around Bristol Bay celebrate Slaviq with the ancient tradition of starring.

State of Alaska DHSS

Cluster of five new cases not believed to be tied to needle sharing, but rather unprotected sexual activity.

Michael Dinneen / Alaska Native Health Consortium Board of Directors

Smith served as BBAHC board chair for 22 of her 30 years as a director, one of many roles over a nearly 50 year career. She succumbed to leukemia in Seattle Tuesday, just five days after her 70th birthday.

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