Environment

Donlin Gold Environmental Impact Statement Expected in November

Sep 28, 2015
Dean Swope / KYUK

The permitting process for a proposed gold mine in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta region is underway. 

Nushagak survey monitors Snag Point erosion

Sep 28, 2015
Hannah Colton/KDLG

A $65,000 survey funded by the Army Corps of Engineers is plotting the Nushagak to understand how its movement may affect coastal erosion around downtown Dillingham. 

Fish compost project heating up for winter

Sep 23, 2015
Hannah Colton/KDLG

Community members gathered to learn about the (perhaps surprisingly) non-odorous fish waste compost project from MAP agent Gabe Dunham.

Lake and Peninsula Borough

Twelve villages have signed contracts to remove waste materials; just under half of the $976,000-dollar grant remains to be used by December 2016. 

Shooting safety, marksmanship, and other practical applications required for Hunter Ed certificate.

Hunters return with moose tales aplenty

Sep 21, 2015
Hannah Colton/KDLG

Gale-force winds, cows as big as bulls, late season no-see-ums, and (for the lucky) full freezers... 

Erosion prompts fuel tank relocation in Port Heiden

Sep 18, 2015
Native Village of Port Heiden

The project by the Alaska Energy Authority will move new tanks inland by October; pipes will be laid next spring. 

FWS

The Alaska Migratory Bird Co-management Council's regional group will take public comment on the proposed regulations Thursday. 

Katmai team fights invasive plants

Sep 10, 2015
NPS

Staff are urging visitors to take care not to spread seeds or weeds that can threaten native wildlife in Katmai. 

Moose hunt in 9C now requires federal permit

Sep 8, 2015
ADFG

The regulation change should clear up confusion about overlapping state and federal subsistence hunts, says Refuge manager. 

Chignik Lagoon adjusts to life on 94% hydropower

Sep 3, 2015
Hannah Colton/KDLG

The village is saving $500 a day in diesel costs; community members say the new hydropower plant is cleaner and quieter. 

KDLG

Vitus Marine's Jackie M towed the package of previously sunk vessels downriver to Dillingham Monday.

KDLG

Samaritan's Purse sponsors weekly retreats out of Lake Clark lodge for wounded veterans and their spouses.

The hunt for a dino dancefloor in Katmai National Park

Aug 25, 2015
Ray Troll

Artist Ray Troll and Katmai's Roy Wood were on the search for evidence of Jurassic creatures... and all signs pointed to the stomping grounds of the duck-billed dinosaur. 

National Weather Service

NWS warns water to reach peak midday Wednesday; Unalakleet Mayor not too concerned about flooding.

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