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Former Ravn Alaska employees charged with stealing 300-plus computers bound for rural schools

Grove / AKPM : Six former Ravn Alaska employees are charged with stealing hundreds of computers sent by mail to village schools.

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Board of Fish seeks Bristol Bay proposals by April 10

Bristol Bay finfish convenes in Dillingham late next fall, but now is the time to work with staff and stakeholders to draft proposed changes to sport, subsistence, and commercial fishing regulations.

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Formerly the subsistence research specialist at the Bristol Bay Native Association, Hoseth stepped into the role of director of natural resources in November.

State troopers say an autopsy has been ordered to help determine what caused the death of Jarius Nelson, 23, who was found deceased about two miles outside the village Wednesday.

The assistant director for the University of Alaska’s Bristol Bay Campus says she is being forced to resign. Meanwhile, faculty and the campus advisory council have written letters to UAF administration expressing concern about low morale among campus staff and faculty under the new director.

Berett Wilber/ KUCB

The City of King Cove says that it has reached an agreement with the Interior Department for a land swap between the King Cove Corporation and the federal government that will allow the city to build a road to Cold Bay, going through the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge.

courtesy of Monica Turrentine

Monica Turrentine became principal and teacher at Ekwok “Sonny Nelson” School in December. Substitutes had been covering the position since November because the previous principal and teacher resigned.

Pebble puts a plan on the table

Jan 9, 2018
Pebble permit filing, courtesty USACE

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers accepted a permit application for Pebble's proposed plan to mine the copper and gold deposit northwest of Iliamna.

Avery Lill/ KDLG

On Sunday, Eastern Orthodox Christians around the state celebrated Christmas. In the days following Christmas, many celebrate the holiday by bringing brightly decorated stars from house to house for a caroling tradition called ‘slavii.’

photo provided by USFWS

In the 32 years Naknek and King Salmon have participated in the Audubon Christmas Bird Count, watchers have never counted more than 24 species. This year, birders saw 27.

Zoe Sobel/ KUCB

The Unalaska City Council is exploring options for moving the abandoned F/V Akutan out of city limits.

Avery Lill/ KDLG

Thirty people volunteered to participate in Dillingham’s bird count on Saturday. Last year, 18 participated. The volunteers this year spotted 19 species, including the possible sighting of a species new to Dillingham’s Christmas count.

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