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Fisheries
1:27 pm
Fri May 1, 2015

Business of Fish: May 5th and 7th

Fishermen at work in Bristol Bay
Credit Courtesy of BBEDC

The annual Business of Fish gets underway next week. 

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Environment
1:01 pm
Fri May 1, 2015

Airport officials aim to keep birds out

USDA Wildlife Specialist Jonah Rothleder keeps an eye out for birds flying around the Wood River.
Credit Matt Martin/KDLG

Migratory birds are making their way up north and many are looking for a nice pond or lake to rest their wings. But they won’t find a warm welcome at the Dillingham Airport. 

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Business
1:23 pm
Thu April 30, 2015

Grant Aviation President: 'We're coming back.'

Grant Aviation airplane prepares for take off.
Credit Grant Aviation

Last year, Bob Lowrance took over as President and C.O.O. of Grant Aviation and is on a mission to restore the trust of travelers in the Bristol Bay region.

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Crime and Safety
11:06 am
Thu April 30, 2015

Suspected Talkeenta-area shooter died at hospital, say troopers

Billy Kidd, 57, died at an Anchorage hospital. Troopers believe Kidd shot and killed Andre Lafrance, then himself, on April 18.

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Politics
10:56 am
Thu April 30, 2015

Murkowski: Alaskans ‘Scared to Death’ of Water Reg

Offers strong words for EPA head Gina McCarthy during Interior Appropriations Subcommittee hearing Wednesday.

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Politics
10:53 am
Thu April 30, 2015

Public Broadcasting cut by 23.5 percent

Guests on a recent Bristol Bay Sports Round Up program, hosted by volunteers at KDLG Public Radio.
Credit KDLG

Alaska’s public broadcasters dodged a bullet when the legislature’s regular session ended Monday.

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Environment
3:55 pm
Wed April 29, 2015

High fire danger in Southwest Alaska, says state

A photo taken of approx. 190 acres that burned west of Togiak on April 17. The fire started at a burnbox at the landfill, and spread quickly during the windy conditions. A wind shift and rain extinguished the fire.
Credit DNR

Recent wildland fires in Dillingham and Togiak highlight dangerous period of human-caused fires prior to spring green-up.

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Crime and Safety
9:48 pm
Mon April 27, 2015

Dillingham octagenarians spend tide stuck on Nushagak sandbar

On a Sunday evening search, troopers found a skiff, elderly couple from Dillingham overdue on a trip to New Stuyahok.

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Fisheries
9:42 pm
Mon April 27, 2015

OPEN: Togiak herring meets threshold, fleet can fish at 8pm Monday

Seine fleet open for 74 hours, and gill netters open until further notice, after Fish and Game documented at least 35,000 tons of herring.

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Politics
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

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, 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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