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A statewide salary schedule would be too expensive and wouldn't do enough to retain teachers, says a new state-ordered study by the UAA.

Neil Barten

Herd has recovered enough to allow for limited hunting, says Fish and Game, which is accepting applications for the Tier II drawing hunt now online.

courtesy Lake and Peninsula Borough

The Lake and Peninsula Borough and city of Chignik hope to see the estimated $11 million public dock ready to accept ferry traffic by next fall.

Tom Collier addressed the annual Alaska Resources Conference last week in Anchorage.

Clark Fair

Rural people get moving, "frankenfish" get FDA approval, tips for effective speaking at Board of Fish, plus a writer shares thoughts on welcoming strangers. 

Bristol Bay Field Notes for November 20, 2015

Nov 20, 2015
Terry Fuller

Hosted by Terry Fuller. 


The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is looking for ways to cut down on the state Board of Fisheries budget – including the possibility of switching to a four- or five-year meeting cycle.

FDA approves genetically modified salmon

Nov 19, 2015

Following "rigorous" evaluation, Obama administration allows first genetically altered animal to be sold for consumption in US.


Bristol Bay will see storm surge 1-2 feet above high tide; meanwhile up north, a winter storm brings blizzard conditions to Unalakleet.

Holland says the Pebble Partnership requests for communications between EPA and individuals, groups opposed to mine can come from agency easier than the third parties.


New lockers at the Dillingham post office could make package pickup a little quicker.

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A look at the sockeye market this fall shows some signs of improvement over 2014.

The cub tested positive for canine infectious hepatitis, a disease that's been detected in more than 10% of Kodiak and Alaska Peninsula brown bears.

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Togiak's Advisory Committee is looking for more protection for the local fleet --- and to continue protecting kings.


Future iterations of the AMP test will ask students to write essays and show math work, says the Achievement and Assessment Institute.