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Cape Greig walrus are back, ADF&G plans changed fishery boundary again

Ugashik fleet will fish inside a line a little further south than usual to keep a buffer around newest Pacific walrus haulout in Bristol Bay.

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DCSD Superintendent Danny Frazier to retire in June

After 27 years in education, seven with DCSD, and two as the superintendent, Danny Frazier says it is time to spend more time with his ailing wife.

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Bristol Bay and Beyond: May 19, 2017

Andy Wink breaks down the salmon market, a halibut and cod fishery is underway, scientists are tagging Aleutian terns, a visit to the DES science fair, and the Tanalian HS choir sings "Emerald Stream."

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Delayed start to hyped salmon fishery due to projected low king run this year. ADF&G will open the fleet Thursday, and Alaska's most famed commercial salmon should arrive in Anchorage and Seattle Friday.

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A total of 17,513 tons of herring reported harvested in Togiak between the two gear groups this season. (ADF&G added 500 tons of "deadloss" to the seiners total.)

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Survey of processors shows number of chilled deliveries has climbed from 24 percent in 2008 to 71 percent in 2016, the highest on record. Stakeholders like BBRSDA point to a quality revolution underway in world’s largest sockeye fishery.   

Kara Hilwig/ Togiak National Wildlife Refuge

Pilot-biologist Kara Hilwig took it upon herself to identify the brown moth species that is flying all around the town and tundra.

Dillingham P.E. classes tackle Snake Lake Mountain

May 16, 2017
Meghan Slagle

Dillingham High School Physical Education teacher Meghan Slagle says she decided last year to take all her students on an annual hike up Snake Lake Mountain. The group went this year and Slagle described the day as perfect.

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Dillingham Elementary School has decided to continue the system that allows parents to call the school and ask that their student be let off at a different bus stop than normal.

Happy Mother's Day From Made With Love

May 15, 2017
Katie Basile / KYUK

On Mother's Day, the routine for many in urban Alaska or the lower 48 is to call a florist, order an arrangement, and have it delivered, maybe with a note. Now one Bethel businesswoman has brought that service to the YK Delta.

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Three months ago, a crab boat went missing in the Bering Sea with no mayday signal. The search for the vessel and six onboard was ended a few days later, but the search for answers continues.

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This winter, when he was near rock bottom, Jonathan Jeremy Larson of Dillingham checked himself into a 28-day inpatient treatment center in Seattle. After that he lived in a sobriety house until he was ready to come back to his life in Dillingham. He's now been clean for four months, and knows there is a long road ahead to beat the addictions that nearly cost him everything. Larson is humble about his journey, but wants to share with others what he has learned so far about getting and staying clean. 

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This week, an update on a deal between EPA and Pebble. Graduating seniors share thoughts through poetry and prose, we profile a local entrepreneur, and a young man shares his story of addiction and recovery. 

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