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F/V Flyin Tiger catches fire in the Dillingham boat harbor Thursday

Responders suspect the Bristol Bay drift boat's stove caught fire. Dillingham Volunteer Fire Dept. and other volunteers able to snuff out the flames quickly. Two were treated onsite for smoke inhalation.

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Flint, MI high school grad embarks on first year commercial fishing in Bristol Bay

Captain Buck Gibbons hired Jawanza Brown to join his crew on the F/V Stevie K, hoping the young man will fund his college education by picking fish each summer in Bristol Bay.

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Bristol Bay Fisheries Report: June 22, 2017

Set netter Eddie Clark weighs in from Egegik, ADF&G's Tim Sands on managing while the Nushagak reds surge but the kings lag, and lake monsters spotted in Iliamna Lake this week. Bristol Bay has put about probably half a million sockeye on the books ... just 27 million more to go.

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In July, the village of Igiugig will complete the second year of its three year Language Preservation and Maintenance Grant. With 23 fluent speakers of Lake Iliamna Yup’ik still living, the village of Igiugig is making a concerted effort to revive the language.

US Fish & Wildlife Service, R/V Tiglax

Bogoslof volcano has a new lava dome. Cleveland volcano continues to put up ash and extrude lava, and the alert level for Pavlof volcano was raised to "advisory."

First ever Bristol Bay Fish Expo kicks off Friday

Jun 8, 2017
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Modeled after Pacific Marine Expo, the new local hub for vendors, industry, and fishermen is also a fundraiser for the Little Angel’s Child Care Academy in the Bristol Bay Borough.

ADF&G Survey Tracks Moose and Caribou Calf Survival Rates

Jun 8, 2017
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ADF&G in Dillingham tracked moose and caribou calves around the area 17 game management units. Biologists say 60% of the original moose calves are gone, many likely taken by predators. 

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Bristol Bay seafood processors are hiring for the 2017 salmon rush. Changes to the H-2B visa program have forced them to hire more workers from lower-48 states.

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Ray Williams of Iliamna Transportation Company says the Iliamna Lake and Kvichak River are very low, making the shortcut from the False Pass route a little tricky, but doable.

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Assembly voted 3-1 Monday night in favor of offering a $1500 rebate to skippers installing refrigerated seawater systems on their vessels. Proponents say the chilled catch will bring higher overall value.

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When schools start back up in the fall, administrative positions will see some shuffling of staff around the bay.

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Fred Tom Hurley III, 25, is accused of assaulting a woman at her Ekwok home in June of 2016.

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ADF&G biologists are expecting a drop in Chignik sockeye, an uptick in South Pen pinks, and 826,000 less sockeye harvested in Area M. 

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