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House Science to EPA: drop Pebble Mine veto

In a letter to the new EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) said agency work to block Pebble "unprecedented" and based on "questionable" science. Called on Pruitt to rescind 2014 Clean Water Act restrictions.

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Longtime Dillingham doctor reflects on career and working in the hospital where she was born

Dr. Barbara Riley grew up in Dillingham. Now she works at the Kanakanak Hospital as a family practice physician.

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Bristol Bay and Beyond, Feb. 17, 2017

This week, Rep. Neal Foster on House Finance plan to fix state economy. Plus, Newhalen's Bob Rychnovsky on coaching and chacter, Dr. Cathy Hyndman on protecting one's head, teen love stories, and Penguin dip.

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Lake Clark National Park and Preserve.

This week, Dillingham's mayor discusses the deficit, a biologist updates on the missing ptarmigan, we profile Dr. Barbara Riley, and get a Beaver Round-Up preview and reflections on its theme song's origin.

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Murkowski points to the proposed road from King Cove to Cold Bay as a primary example of an area in which she hopes to see Alaskans gain greater access to land in the state.

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Dr. Barbara Riley grew up in Dillingham. Now she works at the Kanakanak Hospital as a family practice physician.

Alaska State Troopers

Joe Hiratsuka, 81, Thomas Hiratsuka, 58, and Katherine Nielsen, 48, ran out of fuel on snowmachine trip from Dillingham to Koliganek. They were found by AWT helicopter search Thursday morning in fine health.

US Congress

In a letter to the new EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) said agency work to block Pebble "unprecedented" and based on "questionable" science. Called on Pruitt to rescind 2014 Clean Water Act restrictions.

NPS/R. Wood

National Park’s around Alaska are free to hire seasonal and short term workers as the Trump Administration exempted a range of positions from the federal hiring freeze on Tuesday. 

NDM

NDM says Kerrisdale Capital report based on "unfounded" claims, contains "numerous errors and unsupported speculation." NAK shares were driven down to $2.26 at close of trading Friday.

Jessica Veal

Bristol Bay born, and Kenai based, photographer Jessica Veal wants others to see the history of the region. Her photography explores the unique buildings that populate the banks of the Naknek.

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This week, Rep. Neal Foster on House Finance plan to fix state economy. Plus, Newhalen's Bob Rychnovsky on coaching and chacter, Dr. Cathy Hyndman on protecting one's head, teen love stories, and Penguin dip. 

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has been confirmed as the next administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, an agency Pruitt has long criticized.

The Senate approved Pruitt on a 52-46 vote Friday afternoon, with two Democrats — Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota — voting for his nomination. Republican Susan Collins of Maine voted no.

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