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Education
10:43 am
Fri November 21, 2014

USDA in Alaska awards $400,000 to Aleutian East borough School District

Credit USDA Rural Development

USDA Rural Development awarded over $1 million to Alaskan communities for distance learning and telemedicine.   

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Environment
8:56 am
Fri November 21, 2014

BLM Alaska provides guidelines for state's gold miners

Credit Bureau of Land Management

BLM is coordinating with the Alaska Miners Association, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources and others to provide guidance to miners.

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Environment
6:35 am
Fri November 21, 2014

XS Platinum, corporate officers, indicted by federal grand jury

US Fish and Wildlife Service

Five corporate officers facing felony charges for illegal discharges of wastewater into Salmon River at the Platinum Creek Mine.

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Health
9:12 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

BBAHC testing all expectant mothers for opioid use

According to NIH: Neonatal abstinence syndrome occurs when a pregnant woman takes addictive illicit or prescription drugs during the pregnancy. Drugs pass through the placenta and reach the baby. The baby becomes addicted along with the mother. At birth, the baby is still dependent on the drug. Because the baby is no longer getting the drug after birth, symptoms of withdrawal occur.
Credit A.D.A.M. / http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0004566/figure/A007313.B19888/?report=objectonly#disclaimer

Tests aim to provide appropriate care to the newborn, who may suffer severe symptoms of withdraw from heroin, oxycodone, after birth.

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Crime and Safety
4:34 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

Barefoot Bandit continues to evade Dillingham police

It's been a month, but police can't catch up with Reece Johnson, wanted for the theft of a Playstation in October.

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Fisheries
2:13 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

Nushagak District 2015 forecast: 8.4 million sockeye

Above average but a little smaller than last year. Fish and Game estimates a harvest of 6.1 million sockeye.

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Fisheries
9:38 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Bristol Bay buyback to be discussed at Pac Marine Expo Thursday

BBRSDA says it wants to get feedback from the fleet before commissioning a second study on buyback.

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Crime and Safety
1:24 pm
Wed November 19, 2014

Dillingham Police: click it, or ticket

Department will participate in the state's increased seatbelt enforcement effort over Thanksgiving weekend.

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Events & Information
11:39 am
Wed November 19, 2014

NOAA releases Alaska oil spill risk report, Southeast and Aleutians most at risk

Credit National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NOAA assessed the risk for oil spills in Alaska currently and all the way to 2025.  

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Other
10:51 am
Wed November 19, 2014

Alaskan grown ingredients on the menu at Dillingham Elementary

Grace Jackson and Amber Larson said they both really enjoyed the beef stewed served by Luckhurst and his father.

Tuesday's beef stew was made, by scratch, from veggies and meat grown and raised locally and around the state.

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Fisheries
10:13 am
Wed November 19, 2014

UW-FRI forecast for Bristol Bay 2015: 49.4 million sockeye

Second largest Bristol Bay forecast ever released by the University of Washington's Fisheries Research Institute.

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Crime and Safety
4:53 pm
Tue November 18, 2014

Registered sex offender arrested for allegedly molesting young girl in Manokotak

Samuel Alexie Nicketa, 34, was arrested by state troopers earlier this month in Manokotak after his brother Vincent Nicketa reported he had seen him twice touching a 10-year-old girl during the night.

The sexual abuse is alleged to have occurred on November 5. Vincent Nicketa told troopers that when he got up to use the restroom in the middle of the night, he came back and found Samuel crouched on the floor next to the victim. A few hours later it happened again. Samuel Nicketa was allegedly touching the victim between her legs.

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Environment
4:03 pm
Tue November 18, 2014

Winter moose in 17B, C opens Dec 1

Time to uncover the boats?

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Fisheries
11:29 am
Tue November 18, 2014

2013 Bristol Bay fishing jobs up in June and July, but flat in August

Credit Luke Brummer

The November Alaska Economic Trends showed Bristol Bay fishing jobs up 10 percent in 2013 season, despite flat August growth. 

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Health
10:24 am
Tue November 18, 2014

Study shows Alaska is third in the nation in battling the high cost of lung cancer

This chest x-ray shows a growth on the left lung which could be lung cancer.
Credit National Institute of Health

Alaska is the most expensive state to buy cigarettes-- but that means good things for the price in the fight against lung cancer.

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