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.
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.
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.
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.