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Knik mishap snarls downtown Dillingham traffic

A Knik asphalt truck blocked the in-bound lane of Kanakanak Road Tuesday afternoon, but otherwise no injuries or damage reported.

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Ekwok substance use disorder recovery program teaches subsistence skills to fight addiction

At a 30-day wellness camp hosted at Ekwok Lodge, participants fought alcohol and drug addiction with fishing and berry picking. Friday was graduation day.

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Bristol Bay Fisheries Report: July 16, 2017

Several big buyers post a $1/lb base price, the run shoots to 49 million, and the districts head to wide open or weekly schedules. As we wrap up our special coverage, ADF&G's Paul Salomone, Travis Ellison, and Tim Sands join for a preliminary recap of this incredible, historic year for the world's largest sockeye salmon fishery.

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Mann, 55, of Puyallup, WA, pleaded guilty to all 19 counts in Anchorage federal court Wednesday. He remains free on bail, but faces up to 20 years in prison after he is sentenced in December.

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Three Bristol Bay students traveled to Anchorage at the end of June to participate in a camp put on by Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program.

Stormi K. Joachim

Someone dumped hundreds of processed fish carcasses by Ralph's Road in Naknek. Bristol Bay Borough police are investigating this littering case.

Dr. Curry Cunningham, UW-FRI

The Nush goes all time big and the run is beating its preseason forecast sometime today. Catches have slimmed out a little, and boats head east for a big finale. Egegik and Nushagak fishermen have had a heck of a season ... will Ugashik and Naknek Kvichak catch up?

Russian adventurers to retrace explorer's route

Jul 12, 2017

Dr. Mikhail Malakhov and his team will paddle up the Wood River and portage into the Kuskokwim drainage.

Is the harbor seal population rising in Bristol Bay?

Jul 12, 2017

Fisherman in Bristol Bay say the population of harbor seals in the area is growing notably larger. The observation is confirmed by aerial surveys conducted by the federal government a few years ago. 

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Koliganek and New Stuyahok are still waiting on their first barge of the year. Heating fuel use for residents and businesses in New Stuyahok is limited.

Avery Lill / KDLG

The run goes to 38 million, and at some point today a westside sockeye caught in a net or counted by a tower pushed the Nushagak district's total run to an all time high. Tonight, Icicle's Warner Lew chimes in on today's activity and his faith in Port Moller's numbers that more fish are on the way. Plus we explore the shoreside labor issues with some disgruntled workers that didn't make it, and BBEDC's Norm Van Vactor on how "significant" this problem has been in 2017.

Seal pup found near Egegik progressing well

Jul 11, 2017
Alaska Sealife Center

The Alaska Sealife Center says a seal pup they rescued will eventually be released.

Avery Lill/ KDLG

Red salmon hit subsistence nets hard in Koliganek this summer, but so far they are pulling in very few king salmon.

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