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Ugashik fleet will fish inside a line a little further south than usual to keep a buffer around newest Pacific walrus haulout in Bristol Bay.

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After 27 years in education, seven with DCSD, and two as the superintendent, Danny Frazier says it is time to spend more time with his ailing wife.

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The Nushagak River in western Bristol Bay supports an average catch of 60,000 kings between commercial, subsistence, and sport fisheries. Biologists expect it will meet its in-river escapement goal of 95,000 past the Portage Creek sonar this year, though ADF&G no longer issues an official forecast.

Halibut fishery kicks off in Bristol Bay

May 22, 2017
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Federal managers are giving Bristol Bay longliners a small boost in their halibut quota this season, and state managers are now allowing the sale of cod, too. 

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Andy Wink breaks down the salmon market, a halibut and cod fishery is underway, scientists are tagging Aleutian terns, a visit to the DES science fair, and the Tanalian HS choir sings "Emerald Stream."

Gust Griechen IV, 25, was last seen in late April. State Troopers have no records of him leaving Pilot Point by air, and are asking any with information on his whereabouts to call AST King Salmon or Dillingham posts.

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Jacinto George, 18, and two 17-year-old juveniles, charged with breaking into Grant three times, stealing cash, a Honda ATV, and damaging property.

Construction work planned for Dillingham and Aleknagik

May 18, 2017
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The summer construction season is right around the corner. In the Dillingham area, work is planned on Lake Road, at the airport and the Wood River Bridge. 

Brianna Nelson

The Nushagak River is at its lowest level in recent memory say residents of Ekwok, Koliganek, and New Stuyahok. Low water could make barge travel impossible and lead to problems with spring fuel delivery.

Willie Hensley, Kimberly Williams, Jim Maddy, Gen. Joseph Ralston, and Terrence 'Rock' Salt first five committed to join new advisory committee. Company says participants can review and provide feedback on any part of the project they choose, and will not be limited as to what they can disclose or say about Pebble's plans.

Delayed start to hyped salmon fishery due to projected low king run this year. ADF&G will open the fleet Thursday, and Alaska's most famed commercial salmon should arrive in Anchorage and Seattle Friday.

Frank Woods

A total of 17,513 tons of herring reported harvested in Togiak between the two gear groups this season. (ADF&G added 500 tons of "deadloss" to the seiners total.)

Northern Economics

Survey of processors shows number of chilled deliveries has climbed from 24 percent in 2008 to 71 percent in 2016, the highest on record. Stakeholders like BBRSDA point to a quality revolution underway in world’s largest sockeye fishery.   

Kara Hilwig/ Togiak National Wildlife Refuge

Pilot-biologist Kara Hilwig took it upon herself to identify the brown moth species that is flying all around the town and tundra.

Dillingham P.E. classes tackle Snake Lake Mountain

May 16, 2017
Meghan Slagle

Dillingham High School Physical Education teacher Meghan Slagle says she decided last year to take all her students on an annual hike up Snake Lake Mountain. The group went this year and Slagle described the day as perfect.

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