Gavin Gardner / LEGO Ideas

Brown bears, salmon, Katmai rangers and camera-wielding tourists -- Coming soon, probably, to a LEGO box set near you. 


A North Pole Republican wants to consolidate the University of Alaska system, lawmakers and Bristol Bay students react to Governor Bill Walker's State of the State, and a park ranger presents LEGO Katmai.

Bristol Bay Field Notes for January 22, 2016

Jan 22, 2016
Terry Fuller

Common Murres​ hosted by Terry Fuller.

Dillingham City School District


Steve Dubois/ADF&G

A U.S. Senate Committee passed language to prevent the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service from implementing a draft rule that would prohibit certain predator control practices in Alaska National Wildlife Refuges. 

Antone Suskuk, 32, of Dillingham and Koliganek, pleaded guilty Wednesday to two felony counts of burglary and weapons misconduct and was sentenced to 30 months in jail.


The state Board of Fisheries will likely finalize a new policy on how to address setnet sites impacted by coastal erosion when it meets to discuss the Alaska Peninsula next month.


As the legislative session begins in Juneau, a group of Bristol Bay students are in the state's capital, learning about the process and speaking up on behalf of their communities. 

U.S. Geological Survey

If passed, the proposal to increase harvest limit from 2 to 3 would apply to the current season; the Federal Subsistence Board is holding a public hearing in Dillingham Thursday. 

The Supreme Court is set to consider a case about a moose hunter and his hovercraft – and just how much authority congress intended to give federal managers when it ANILCA became law in 1980.

Bristol Bay Sports Roundup for January 18, 2016

Jan 19, 2016
Dillingham City School District

Hosted by Dan Schrock.

Courtesy of the Lake and Peninsula Borough.

An Alaska food organization has a new memorial fund to honor the Ugashik mariner lost at sea this fall.

Vertical Harvest Hydroponics

Dillingham's Bryce Edgmon on the upcoming legislative session, a local farmer goes hydroponic, Christmas bird results from around the region, and a preview of the 2016 Kusko 300 sled dog race. 

Chelsea Sam, 22, was picked up Tuesday night at the Forest View Apartments in the HUD housing area in Dillingham.

Dave Bendinger

EPA Office of Inspector General's 16-month study of "obtainable records"  finds staff  followed agency guidelines in crafting Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment, proposed CWA 404c determination.