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Bristol Bay red king crab quota caught

The total allowable catch for Bristol Bay red king crab this season was 6.6 million pounds. Area management biologist said that fishing this season was “a little slower than we would like to have seen.”

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King Cove wins regional volleyball tournament

King Cove earned a spot at the state tournament at the end of the month. They are undefeated this season.

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State regulators have sent Donlin Gold a draft permit for discharging wastewater into Crooked Creek before it flows into the Kuskokwim River. Wednesday, November 22 is the last day for the company to comment before the public weighs in.

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The total allowable catch for Bristol Bay red king crab this season was 6.6 million pounds. Area management biologist said that fishing this season was “a little slower than we would like to have seen.”

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Nearly 50 people have been treated for opioid addiction at the Yukon-Kuskokwim Ayagnarvik Healing Center in Bethel in the year it has been open.

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King Cove earned a spot at the state tournament at the end of the month. They are undefeated this season.

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According to the National Weather Service, some areas of Bristol Bay could see between 8-12 inches of snow on the ground.

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Chuck Hardy, a credit counselor with Money Management International, visited Bristol Bay this week to meet with individuals and host community sessions on how to improve personal finances.

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Jodie Anderson, Alaska's Farm to School coordinator, met with school representatives and growers in Dillingham and Naknek last week to discuss integrating more fresh and local food into school menus.

Friends, family and colleagues gathered at the end of July to celebrate the life of Matt Price, who died a year ago this week in a cabin fire in King Salmon. Over the twenty years he spent guiding clients, Price became an icon for how to fish and fellowship properly during a Bristol Bay summer.

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The 2018 forecast also calls for the largest return ever to the Nushagak District: 21.8 million. Naknek Kvichak: 16.6 million; Egegik: 9.1 million; Ugashik: 2.9 million; Togiak: 860,000.

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The principal and teacher at William "Sonny" Nelson School in Ekwok returned to her home state of Florida about a week ago due to an unforeseen family situation.  

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