U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Chapman

Fisherman missing after falling overboard in Ugashik

A fisherman remains missing after he fell overboard into the Ugashik River on Thursday afternoon.

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Dennis Villanez

F/V Kristi sinks near Clark’s Point, all on board survive

When the F/V Kristi lost power on Saturday in the Nushagak District, the tide pushed it between two much larger ships, where it lodged on a Yokohama fender. The Kristi sank, and the captain and crew escaped with seconds to spare.

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Bristol Bay Fisheries Report: July 20, 2018

Bristol Bay’s salmon run surpassed its preseason forecast Wednesday and hit 54.9 million on Thursday. How much longer will this incredible run keep trucking along? We look into it on our last regular broadcast of the Bristol Bay Fisheries Report this summer.

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Senate Resources Approves the Oil Tax Bill

Feb 28, 2013

There has been some movement in the Alaska Senate related to efforts to change the oil tax structure in Alaska.

KDLG’s Mike Mason has the details.

Studies by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Government Accounting Office show increasing numbers of Alaskans will be affected by floods and erosion in coming years due to rising waters and extreme weather events.

SWAMC Members Approve Several Resolutions

Feb 27, 2013
SWAMC

The members of the Southwest Alaska Municipal Conference approved several resolutions during their annual meeting last week in Anchorage.

The State Affairs Committees in both the Alaska House and Senate met jointly on Tuesday to hear testimony and discuss the tension that sometimes exists between the Federal Government and the State of Alaska.      KDLG's Mike Mason listened in and filed this report.

Allegations of a "War on Salmon" in Alaska

Feb 27, 2013
Mike Mason

A well known environmental activist is accusing the administration of Alaska Governor Sean Parnell of waging a “war on salmon”.

KDLG’s Mike Mason explains.

2 of the State Senators leading the examination of proposed changes to oil taxes in Alaska outlined the most recent developments during Tuesday's Senate Majority press conference.     KDLG's Mike Mason listened in and filed this report.

Dillingham School District

The Dillingham City School District has reached a new collective bargaining agreement with many of its employees.

An effort is underway to change a planning document for the Bristol Bay region in such a way as to stop the development of large mines.

New Leadership at Icicle Seafoods

Feb 22, 2013
icicleseafoods.com

There has been a big shakeup at Icicle Seafoods.     

Lisa Murkowski

Alaska's Senior U.S. Senator blasted her colleagues in Congress on Thursday during her annual address to the Alaska Legislature.      

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