Feds looking for more candidates for halibut commission

The National Marine Fisheries Service is looking for additional nominees for two seats on the International Pacific Halibut Commission after the first solicitation didn’t elicit as many candidates as hoped. The commission manages Pacific halibut from northern California to the Bering Sea, including setting the annual catch limit. It includes three members each from the United States and Canada. NMFS solicited nominees earlier this year, and received two names – Homer resident Don Lane and...
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Dillingham call-in site planned for VA listening session

Dillingham residents will have an opportunity to participate in a listening session on Veterans Administration issues later this month.
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Bristol Bay and Beyond, August 21, 2015

A visit to the new Tanalian School in Port Alsworth, a Bristol Bay lodge that caters exclusively to wounded vets, and another carving a niche in King Salmon.
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Nearly $900,000 will fund a three-year program to pair elders with younger mentors to preserve local dialect, teach to next generation.

Artic Storm Management Group, LLC

Recruiters will be in the region next month, looking to ship able bodied men and women out to sea for good paying jobs.

Ray Troll

Artist Ray Troll and Katmai's Roy Wood were on the search for evidence of Jurassic creatures... and all signs pointed to the stomping grounds of the duck-billed dinosaur. 

National Weather Service

NWS warns water to reach peak midday Wednesday; Unalakleet Mayor not too concerned about flooding.

Two boaters were discovered Tuesday after being reported overdue from Eek on Monday. 

Around noon Tuesday, 40-year-old Ronald Green of Eek and 23-year-old Alicia Sharp of Quinhagak were located by searchers.  The two were reported overdue Monday, after they failed to arrive back in Eek on Sunday night. A local effort went by water to search for the pair, who were on an 18-foot Lund skiff.

Troopers said the deteriorating weather along the coast had grounded their aircraft from joining the search, but local airlines had been asked to look along their routes.

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Six guys and a truckload of cement - that's what it took to make a major upgrade at the Dillingham Animal Shelter happen.

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Lake and Pen guests and officials joined Port Alsworth students, staff, and community members to officially open new Tanalian School on Tuesday, August 18.

As part of the state's effort to reform its justice system, legislators heard Tuesday about how the prison population has changed over the past decade.

The Pebble Partnership has asked a federal judge to subpoena a former EPA employee in the lawsuit over the EPA's path to a proposed Clean Water Act designation in Bristol Bay.

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