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Pre-K in Igiugig is all in Yup'ik

Unglu is Igiugig's Yup'ik immersion pre-kindergarten program where toddlers are learning their native language through song, dance and play.

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After 87 years in a Smithsonian collection, bones of Igiugig ancestors return home

In 1931, a Smithsonian anthropologist excavated the bones of 24 men, women and children from a village site near Igiugig. After eight decades in the museum's collection, those remains were reburied near their original places of rest.

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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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Carrie Nick, Contessa Berlin both failed to show up on time for jury duty Thursday morning, and both had been drinking. Judge Heath ordered each repay their airfare, hotel, and other costs from the lengthy trial.

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Jalen Konukpeok, 18, learns language as a way of connecting with the Russian Orthodox church and with people around him.

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Jordan Baumgartener has taught in Colorado and Anchorage but is originally from Dillingham. Ramie Carlson most recently taught at the Bristol Bay Borough School.

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To reopen the quarry, which has been closed since 2000, Bristol Bay Native Corporation put in a new access road and sought out new customers for the rock.

Lake and Peninsula Borough

Lake and Peninsula Borough staff and assembly cut ribbon on long-awaited waterfront improvement as M/V Tustumena makes landing Thursday during its overdue first run of the season.

courtesy Lance Spencer

Most taking home .65/lb for their chilled coho catch, and with over 210,000 fish landed by probably less than 50 fishermen, the fall fishery proved a good one.

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The village of Koliganek is aiming to have a new power plant up and running by next fall.

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The recently formed Pebble advisory committee advisory committee met to discuss issues related to the Pebble project and to tour the site of the proposed mine. Groups opposed to the mine hit the Anchorage streets with signs and umbrellas to protest.

Ty Anthony Moore, 26, taken into custody Tuesday in Togiak, a village he was banished from for suspected drug dealing. Moore was arrested pursuant to a warrant to begin a year in jail for conviction of being a felon in possession of a gun after Dillingham arrest last February.

NOAA Alaska Fisheries Science Center

During POWER survey that began in late July, two right whales were heard, then spotted, allowing researchers to photograph and take biopsy sample of critically endangered species.

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