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3:18 pm
Wed May 20, 2015

BBRSDA appoints two new board members

Dillingham's Pete Andrew is one of two new board members at the Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association.
Credit Courtesy of BBRSDA/Bristol Bay Sustainable Alaska Sockeye

Dillingham's Pete Andrew and Kodiak's Mike Friccero will serve on the Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association board until June 2016.

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Fisheries
2:57 pm
Wed May 20, 2015

Gov. Walker names Anchorage resident to state fish board

Robert Mumford was appointed to the state board of fisheries May 20.
Credit Courtesy Office of Gov. Bill Walker

Robert Mumford tapped for Board of Fisheries seat vacated by Karl Johnstone, who resigned in January.    

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News
1:43 pm
Wed May 20, 2015

Bobby Andrew, 73, laid to rest Saturday

Bobby Andrew, 73, passed away last week. He was buried Saturday in Aleknagik.
Bob Waldrop

Bobby Andrew remembered as a protector of Bristol Bay resources and people

KDLG and The Bristol Bay Times-Dutch Harbor Fisherman:  Rain fell steadily as family and friends laid Bobby Andrew to rest Saturday evening in Aleknagik. The funeral service for the Reader Pavela, as he was known in the church, was held earlier in the day at St. Seraphim of Sarov Orthodox Church in Dillingham.

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News
12:26 pm
Wed May 20, 2015

American Legion in Dillingham to clean up memorial site

The new chapter of the American Legion in Dillingham wants to clean up and restore the veteran's memorial park.
Credit Matt Martin/KDLG

A new chapter of the American Legion has started up in Dillingham. The group’s first efforts to honor local veterans the group is looking to clean up and restore the dilapidated memorial site downtown.

The small fenced in park across the road from the Carlson House in Dillingham might be better known for sleeping off last night’s shenanigans than honoring soldiers but Don Meyers aims to change that. He’s the Post Commander for the new Dillingham chapter of the American Legion.

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Environment
12:19 pm
Wed May 20, 2015

Fish and Game: Don't touch 'orphaned' wildlife

Department is discouraging contact with newborns, which is illegal and can be dangerous.

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News
3:52 pm
Tue May 19, 2015

Kanakanak Road closing at Airport "Y" Wednesday 4 pm

The culvert work will commence Wednesday afternoon, as construction crews begin installing this large stream pipe at Squaw Creek. The small stretch of Kanakanak Road will be closed for about two weeks, with traffic routed around Waskey Road.
Credit Clark Fair

Traffic will be routed to Waskey Road while crews install a large stream pipe for Squaw Creek.

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Education
12:32 pm
Mon May 18, 2015

Dillingham Class of 2015 Graduates

Teachers stand and the high school band plays as graduating students enter the gym.
Matt Martin

27 Dillingham Seniors graduated Friday night.

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Bristol Bay and Beyond
9:08 pm
Fri May 15, 2015

Bristol Bay and Beyond, May 15, 2015

The sunset viewed from Cape Constantine. Photographer Clark Fair, who regularly shares his photos with KDLG, was along for a UAF class spotting migratory birds last weekend.
Credit Clark Fair

Herring fishers in Dillingham, fisher poets in Oregon, salmon ear bones tell a tale, and a powerful voice for the region passes on.

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News
6:01 pm
Fri May 15, 2015

Public library closed until further notice

Credit KDLG

Thursday morning’s power outage in downtown Dillingham has resulted in a closure of the Public Library for the time being.     

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Fisheries
11:05 am
Fri May 15, 2015

IGAP coordinators train on data collection in Dillingham

Sue Mauger, Science Director at Cook Inlet Keepers, trains IGAP Coordinators on how to check water temperature on Nielsen Creek near Dillingham.
Credit Matt Martin/KDLG

A group of community scientists are hard at work recording water quality and temperature on water systems in Bristol Bay. 

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Environment
10:39 pm
Thu May 14, 2015

State Parks to cut one of two rangers at Wood Tikchik by July 1

Chikuminuk Lake in Wood Tikchik State Park
Credit Alison Eskelin / DNR

Wood Tikchik will absorb one of three personnel cuts statewide as the State Parks works with $500,000 budget reduction.

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Events & Information
5:57 pm
Thu May 14, 2015

Funeral services for Bobby Andrew to be held this weekend

Panikhída will be held each day at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., with the funeral service at noon on Saturday at St. Seraphim. 

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Fisheries
3:49 pm
Thu May 14, 2015

Emergency drill class prepares Dillingham fishermen

Three students slip on survival suits during a drill Thursday afternoon in the Dillingham Middle School gym.
Credit Matt Martin/KDLG

The Alaska Marine Safety Education Association held a drill conductor certification class at the MAP school in Dillingham this week. 

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News
9:00 pm
Wed May 13, 2015

Bobby Andrew, leading voice in anti-Pebble fight, dies at 73

Bobby Andrew of Dillingham had become a leading voice in the fight to protect Bristol Bay from development, and his taken his message around the country and overseas. (Seen here in London, England.)
Credit Copyright Bob Waldrop. Used here with permission.

Andrew passed away of apparent natural causes, found at his cabin on Lake Aleknagik Tuesday.

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News
4:44 pm
Wed May 13, 2015

Goodnews Bay man clings to firewood, survives overboard in Bering Sea

Pictured here on an earlier trip, Ronald Johansen, 22, of Goodnews Bay, swamped in rough seas on a trip back from Chagvan Bay last Friday. He clung to firewood and radioed for help, and was rescued after what he believes was more than an hour in the dangerously cold water.

Ronald Johansen, 22, was rescued Friday night after rough seas swamped his skiff on a solo trip home from camping in Chagvan Bay.

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