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More participation expected for 2017 Togiak herring

Now with some funding for management, Fish and Game monitoring sea ice and surface temperatures, and predicting early May arrival of state's largest herring fishery. Some 19 seiners and 16 gillnetters expected to fish, with early market signals suggesting a price in the $100-$150 per ton range.

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Bristol Bay and Beyond, Mar. 24, 2017

Gov. Bill Walker drops by this week. Plus we have Sharon Hansen of the champion Lady Angels, and Tanalian's Moriyah Lorentzen from this year's Poetry Out Loud. Plus a profile of the homeschooling life.

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Bristol Bay musher, John Hanson Jr. from New Stuyahok has been in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta since January to compete in sled dog sprint races.

Chrissy Roes

Peninsula Airways is facing criticism from Bristol Bay customers due to continued delays along the Anchorage route. The company says it is still in the process of integrating their new fleet of Saab 2000s. 

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As moose cope with the rigors of winter,  Alaska Department of Fish and Game warns that the animals are more likely to be aggressive.

Eric Tallekpallek, 22, accepted responsibility for the July 2016 crime and released soon after March 1 sentencing. Judge orders 5 years of probation with 39 months of suspended jail time.

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Mitch Seavey crossed under the burled arch Tuesday at 3:40 p.m. in a new record time of 8 days, 3 hours, 40 minutes, and 13 seconds. That broke his son Dallas Seavey's record from last year, and prevented the younger from a four-peat.

Nunamta Aulukestai

On Friday, Ekwok Natives Limited's board of directors voted to cease its affiliation with Nunamta Aulukestai by a 4 to 1 vote. 

Gavel to Gavel

Walker's nominees Reed Morisky, John Jensen, and Fritz Johnson praised in public testimony and lightly questioned by Senate Resources Committee Monday in Juneau.

Bristol Engineering Service Corporation

The possible route and impacts of a road between Dillingham and Manokotak will be discussed at a a series of meetings at the end of the month. 

Dillingham City School District

Next week, 13 Dillingham high schoolers embark on a trip to France and Spain. For most, it will be their first trip outside the United States.

Neil Ryan Nelson, 29, arrested for assault and trespassing after allegedly entering the home of a 67-year-old in Aleknagik early Sunday morning.

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