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11:02 am
Thu April 23, 2015

Gov. Walker adopted into Tlinget Kaagwaantaan Clan

Gov. Walker adopted into the Kaagwaantann Clan.
Credit KTOO

Gov. Bill Walker was recently adopted into the Tlingit Kaagwaantaan Clan. The ceremony happened during the 80th Assembly of the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska, where Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott was also given a lifetime achievement award.

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Environment
11:42 am
Wed April 22, 2015

Two Dillingham Brothers nominated for Spirit of Youth Award

Triston and Dillon Chaney meet with federal officials in Washington DC.
Credit Spirit of Youth Award

Dillon and Triston Chaney, two brothers from Dillingham, have been nominated for the Spirit of Youth Award.

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Crime and Safety
1:59 pm
Tue April 21, 2015

VPSO siezes alcohol in Togiak, arrests Aleknagik man

An Aleknagik man was arrested last Friday for smuggling alcohol into Togiak. 

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Environment
1:54 pm
Tue April 21, 2015

Birding Enthusiasts Prepare for Migratory Birds

Nathan Coutsoubos uses a scope to spot migratory birds on Aleknagik Lake.
Credit Matt Martin

Swans and other migratory birds are showing up early this year.

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Local Sports
6:43 pm
Mon April 20, 2015

Dillingham Earns Top Sportsmanship Award, 4th Overall at State NYO

Danny Miller takes off for Kneel Jump.
Greg Lincoln / The Delta Discovery

Dillingham athletes reached the podium in six different events and were honored for best team sportsmanship overall.

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Other
4:06 pm
Mon April 20, 2015

Chilly Weekend Brought a Chance of Thundersnow to Aleutians

Vertical storm clouds stacked up quickly over the Eastern Aleutians this weekend.
Credit Lauren Rosenthal/KUCB

This weekend brought a wintry blast of hail and rain to the Aleutian Islands -- and the potential for a unique kind of storm.

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Education
2:28 pm
Mon April 20, 2015

Local Organic Gardener Shares Tips for Spring

No need to start kale indoors; don't be afraid to try new things; plant your plot facing south... Belleque offered advice for gardeners of all experience levels.
Credit Hannah Colton/KDLG

Dillingham resident Kyle Belleque opened up his organic garden Sunday to teach interested green thumbs more about how to have a successful garden in this area.

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Events & Information
10:31 am
Mon April 20, 2015

US Coast Guard clarifies new regulations

Boats and plane docked at Bear Trail Lodge near King Salmon, AK.
Credit Courtesy of Bear Trail Lodge

US Coast Guard defines terms of regulations for OUVP certification for Alaska.

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Fisheries
8:30 pm
Sat April 18, 2015

Federal Subsistence Board Defers Action on Federalization

Salmon drying, Kuskokwim River.
Credit Shane Iverson, KYUK

 

The Federal Subsistence Board decides to take no action for now on management of salmon stocks on the Kuskokwim or Yukon Rivers.

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Bristol Bay and Beyond
4:17 pm
Fri April 17, 2015

Bristol Bay and Beyond, April 17 2015

Crew aboard the F/V Lady Mindy were reading the vessel to seine for the upcoming sac roe herring fishery in Togiak.
Credit Hannah Colton, KDLG

The passing of Igiugig's Mary Olympic, Trident's new fishmeal plant in Naknek, voices from the boat yard, and a high schooler's award winning poem.

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Pebble Mine
3:29 pm
Fri April 17, 2015

Pebble selling off surplus equipment

A flyer circulated last week announcing a sale of surplus Pebble equipment located in Iliamna.

Ahead of another quiet season at their worksite north of Iliamna, the Pebble Limited Partnership is selling off some surplus equipment. 

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Fisheries
3:20 pm
Fri April 17, 2015

Trident's new fishmeal plant to go online soon in Naknek

50 foot, 60,000 pound spin drier sits at the center of the new Trident fishmeal plant in Naknek
Credit Matt Martin

Trident Seafoods plans to test the fishmeal plant during the Togiak herring fishery, ahead of full operations this salmon season.

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Education
2:51 pm
Fri April 17, 2015

Rogers to retire as UAF Chancellor after August

Brian Rogers announced Thursday he is retiring as UAF Chancellor at the end of August.
Credit UAF photo by Todd Paris

The 64-year-old likely successor to UA President Pat Gamble said stress from the job was taking a toll on his health.

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Fisheries
1:23 pm
Fri April 17, 2015

Some fish spotted on ADF&G aerial survey over Togiak waters

The small dark shadows just off the coast were seen Thursday in Togiak Bay. Fish and Game biologists say they were unable to confirm if those fish were herring or smelt.
Credit Dept. of Fish and Game

Biologists unsure if fish seen in Togiak Bay were herring or smelt.

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Crime and Safety
7:19 pm
Wed April 15, 2015

Grass fire spread quickly Wednesday off Dillingham's Wood River Road

A grass fire that may have been started near the Wood River Road spread quickly Wednesday afternoon, claiming at least two structures and other property. A dozen or so members of the Volunteer Fire Dept. were joined by at least 15 others from the community who worked with hand tools to stop the spread.

A grass fire burned several acres and destroyed at least two structures Wednesday at mile three on Dillingham's Wood River Road.

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