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Fisheries
11:43 am
Wed March 25, 2015

Heyano steps downs as BBRSDA President

Robert Heyano has been president of the BBRSDA board of directors since its founding in 2005. His resignation was announced Wednesday.

Robert Heyano's resignation was announced Wednesday. Board member Fritz Johnson now acting president of the board.

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News
9:51 am
Wed March 25, 2015

Weight restrictions for Dillingham roads

Seasonal weight restrictions are in effect in the Dillingham area. Starting Thursday trucks will be limited to 50% of their axle weight.

The restrictions help prevent damage to the roads during constant freezing and thawing. Todd Vanhove, manager for the Maintenance and Operations Department, says how long they’re in place depends on the weather:

“Every year is different. Its hard to say when it starts and when it stops but typical is middle of March through end of May,” said Vanhove.

Pebble Mine
5:54 pm
Tue March 24, 2015

Pebble hires Cohen Group to review EPA actions in Bristol Bay

William Cohen was President Bill Clinton's Secretary of Defense from 1997-2001.
Credit Paul Morigi/Getty Images

Former Defense Secretary William Cohen will weigh in on whether agency's efforts to block Pebble have been fair.

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Crime and Safety
5:44 pm
Tue March 24, 2015

Dillingham High School briefly locked down Tuesday

School officials say they received information of drugs or drug use in the school and conducted a brief search.

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Education
11:12 am
Tue March 24, 2015

Elementary students race on in I-Did-a-Read

First graders Ann Tucker, Izabelle Savo, and Travis Wassillie earned their dog tags by reading 500 minutes.
Hannah Colton

Students travel from checkpoint to checkpoint along the I-Did-a-Read trail by reading hundreds of minutes.

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Crime and Safety
10:46 am
Tue March 24, 2015

Police confident remains are missing Kenai family

Kenai Police Lt. David Ross addresses the media at Kenai City Hall Monday afternoon. Police believe they have found the remains of Rebecca Adams, 22; Michelle Hundley, 5; Jaracca Hundley, 3; and Brandon Jividen, 37, all missing since May of 2014.
Credit KDLL

KDLL: Police investigators in Kenai are confident they’ve found the remains of a family missing since last May.

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Bristol Bay and Beyond
10:36 am
Tue March 24, 2015

Bristol Bay and Beyond, March 20, 2015

Maybe we'll use the trails next year.
Credit JoAnne Knight

It's N&N Market's last day of business, for now. There are new sockeye escapement goals for Bristol Bay rivers, and there was a hijacking at the airport, sort of.

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News
10:16 am
Tue March 24, 2015

Tsunami warning test this week

It’s Tsunami Awareness Week in Alaska. State officials are asking residents prepare themselves for potential disaster, along with testing early warning systems.

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Environment
10:09 am
Tue March 24, 2015

Will migratory birds show up early?

More than 90% of the Pacific Flyway population of Brant rely on Izembek National Wildlife Refuge.
Credit Ryan Hagerty, US Fish and Wildlife Service

Spring weather has come early, and the spring migratory bird subsistence hunt opens in Bristol Bay next week.

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Politics
9:54 am
Tue March 24, 2015

Legislative Call In with Rep. Edgmon, March 24

District 37 Rep. Bryce Edgmon joins host Dave Bendinger to for an update on state business in Juneau, plus listeners calls, questions, and concerns.

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Local Sports
5:40 pm
Thu March 19, 2015

Dillingham Wolverines come up short in bid for 2A state title

Glennallen Panthers pulled ahead by three in the game's final minute and held on for the the win.

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Business
7:24 am
Thu March 19, 2015

BNC subsidiary looks to open Bethel liquor store

BNC is proposing to put a package liquor store in a the Kipusvik building, the former site of Swanson’s grocery store.
Credit Geraldine Brink, KYUK

Bethel Native Corporation may sell liquor out of store vacated last week by Swanson's grocery.

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Business
5:39 pm
Wed March 18, 2015

N&N Market is dead; long live N&N Market

Carts were full and lines were long after N&N announced a 50%-off sale this week.
Credit KDLG

Dillingham's N&N Market will close under Omni ownership Friday, and re-open Saturday under new owners, Choggiung Ltd and Sea Lion Corp.

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Local Sports
4:41 pm
Wed March 18, 2015

It's Seavey for the win!

Dallas Seavey crossed the burled arch in Nome at 4:13 a.m. Tuesday, hours in front of dad Mitch Seavey, who finished second.
Credit Emily Schwing

Dallas Seavey wins two Iditarods in a row, keeping a healthy lead over nearest competitor, dad Mitch Seavey.

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Local Sports
4:29 pm
Wed March 18, 2015

Dillingham boys vie for 2A state title tonight

Senior Cole Schlagel grabbed a game high 14 rebounds and added 5 points in Dillingham's 41-37 win over Unalakleet in Tuesday's semi-final round.
Credit Kevin Tennyson

Advanced past semi-final matchup against Unalakleet with 41-37 win, thanks to Kenny Savo free throws in final minute.

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