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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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Update: More money for the Alaska Marine Highway

Mar 13, 2017
Ed Schoenfeld / CoastAlaska News - Juneau

The House Finance Committee on Thursday added about $2.1 million to the Alaska Marine Highway budget. Gov. Bill Walker’s spending plan, released in December, included $2.8 million – or two percent – less than this year’s budget.

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The University of Alaska Fairbanks  Bristol Bay Campus is accepting applications for a new structural and pipe welding program that will begin classes in August.

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Jack, a young ringed seal later identified as a female, was found in Unalaska and transported to Seward, where she became the first of her kind admitted to the Alaska SeaLife Center this year.

Paula Singley

The Bristol Bay Lady Angels look to improve upon their 2nd place showing in last year's state tournament. 

Mary Tilden pleaded guilty to felony failure to stop at the direction of a police officer, as well as theft and trespassing at a Wednesday hearing. 

Set the Net: Hungarian moose and mushroom soup

Mar 8, 2017
Susie Jenkins-Brito

  This soup is one to warm up not only your body but, when made with love, can help soothe a soul if you believe in food’s power to do this.

UAF Bristol Bay assistant professor Tom Marsik believes in the benefits of energy efficiency. He teaches the principles to students, and  has helped the campus gain recognition for its recent “green” retrofit. 

Beaver Round-Up 2017

Mar 7, 2017
Avery Lill/ KDLG

Dillingham's 59th Beaver Round-Up  featured classic events like Dilly Capers, Little Miss Beaver Round-Up, bingo, tug-of-war, a traditional foods feast, bake-offs, races, and plenty of basketball. It also had some new events, like the kendama tournament. 

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The Bristol Bay Native Corporation celebrated raising $200 million  for its shareholders by giving out an honorary dividend check to one of its elders. 

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Dillingham school administrators say incidents involving hard drugs are on the decline. However, parents were shocked to learn that marijuana had been found on some fourth graders recently. 

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