Given the tight state budget, the Alaska Board of Fisheries is considering a change that could expedite consideration of some proposals a little.


The weeklong season extension has a harvest limit of 3 caribou, with no same-day airborne allowed, and the season ends May 10 to avoid overlap with calving season. 

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Monte Thacker, from Wichita Falls, TX, has been in education since 2001, with the past 8 years spent in administration. 

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Boats aren’t the only thing that have to be prepped for the fishery. Workshops in Dillingham and Naknek this week will give fishermen a chance to get ready for the business side of fishing.


Politics in Juneau and Republicans in Fairbanks, herring still strong in Togiak, a conversation with Lake and Pen's Nathan Hill, local poets slam, and what are you up to this shoulder season?

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The Bristol Bay commercial halibut fishery opens Sunday – but that’s not the only opportunity to catch halibut locally.

Tim Sands

Size of fish, not quota or lack of fish, will end seiners' 2016 effort. How close will they get to 20,000 by Saturday noon, and what effect will more catch have on take home price? 


Peter Byrne, 26, charged with felony child endangerment for reckless driving with a 3-year-old child in the car, and leaving child behind when he fled police on foot.

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Pedro Bay Corporation and Iliamna Natives, Ltd will voluntarily give up rights to develop on the islands in order to protect a habitat that supports seals as well as spawning sockeye. 

Andria Budbill

A dozen Dillingham residents read poetry at the event Friday. Of the four who competed in the "slam," Sadie Sands and Marion McArthur were judged as the two winning poets by an enthusiastic crowd. 

EPA region 10 head called to testify in House Science, Space, and Technology's ongoing look into agency work in Bristol Bay.

Linda Richter

Linda Richter has been with the district since 1979. "She's just a good person who goes well beyond the call of duty," says husband and fellow Lake and Pen educator Ron Richter. 

Anchorage School District

There’s one candidate for the Dillingham Middle/High School principal job, and he’s coming to meet with the community this weekend.

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A week into a challenging Togiak herring fishery, some fishermen are ready for halibut season.

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House oversight committee calling Region 10 Administrator Dennis McLerran to testify on agency efforts surrounding Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment and 404(c) determination.