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2:10 pm
Thu July 30, 2015

AFN Convention keynote speakers announced

Pictured here, Haida carver Donald Varnell and his grandmother Haida weaver Delores Churchill have been selected to give the keynote address at this year's AFN convention in Anchorage.
Credit courtesy AFN

Delores Churchill and Donald Varnell, both traditional artists from Ketchikan, will headline this year's convention Oct. 15-17.

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Crime and Safety
11:21 am
Thu July 30, 2015

Gustafson among four charged with Kachemak oyster theft

Four locals, including RRC director Anders Gustafson, have been charged with stealing Jakolof Cove Farm oysters near Homer.

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Environment
6:47 pm
Wed July 29, 2015

"Hero of Russia" Malakov on another Alaska exploration

Dr. Mikhail Malakov and companions are expected to be kayaking Cook Inlet, Iliamna Lake, and down the Kvichak River for two weeks.

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News
5:37 pm
Wed July 29, 2015

Panikhida services for Hjalmar Ofi Olson this week

Hjalmar Ofi Olson passed away on July 2. Services are being held at his home off Lake Road this week, and a funeral service will be held at the Russian Orthodox Church Saturday.
Credit Clark James Mishler

Memorial services for family and friends will be held Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday ahead of funeral services Saturday.

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Crime and Safety
5:07 pm
Wed July 29, 2015

Sexual assault reported in Dillingham Jail

John E. Wassily, 54, booked for sexually assaulting another man in his cell. Both men were sleeping one off in jail Tuesday night.

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Fisheries
7:22 pm
Tue July 28, 2015

Naknek sewer upgrade in the works

 The Bristol Bay Borough is working on one of the few projects in the state’s capital budget this year – an upgrade to the sewer system in Naknek.

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Fishing
6:10 pm
Tue July 28, 2015

Ten days jail for firing rifle in Boat Harbor

Morris B. Lopez, 50, was drinking when he fired his rifle off in the Dillingham Harbor last Saturday. He pleaded guilty Tuesday.

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Education
5:19 pm
Tue July 28, 2015

Two Dillingham area students spend summer studying science, engineering

Dillingham's Sue Lee at work with peers at the ANSEP Acceleration Academy in Anchorage.
Credit ANSEP

Sue Lee of Dillingham and Frederick Coolidge of Aleknagik participated in ANSEP's acceleration academy and internship this summer. 

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Fisheries
12:35 pm
Tue July 28, 2015

Bristol Bay fishery Tuesday July 28 update

The F/V Fishin Fool leaves the Dillingham Harbor July 22, 2015. Fish are still returning to Bristol Bay districts, but much of the fleet has left.
Credit Molly Dischner/KDLG

The fish may have outlasted the fleet this year, as returns are still continuing but effort is winding down.

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Crime and Safety
11:10 am
Tue July 28, 2015

Two struck, one killed, in accident Saturday in Naknek

Zachary Krom, 25, of Anchorage, was killed, and Joshua Fullmer, 34, from Boise, Idaho, injured after being struck by taxi early Saturday.

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Fisheries
11:01 am
Tue July 28, 2015

BOF limits Togiak participation through Aug. 5

Togiak is shown in this June 2015 photo.
Credit Hannah Colton/KDLG

Bristol Bay’s Togiak District will remain exclusive for an extra nine days under a July 24 decision by the state Board of Fisheries.

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Fisheries
7:46 pm
Fri July 24, 2015

Watzituya: Naknek's One-Stop Shop for Nets, Coffee, Counseling

Marcia Dale expertly hangs nets at Watzituya.
Credit Hannah Colton/KDLG

Marcia Dale at Watzituya has been providing nets and moral support to Bristol Bay fishermen for over 30 years. 

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Fisheries
12:50 pm
Fri July 24, 2015

Next generation takes over fishing in Ekuk

Fisherman prepare the net on Ekuk beach.
Credit Matt Martin/KDLG

Fishing is a family affair for the Bouker family on Ekuk beach.

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Crime and Safety
5:29 pm
Thu July 23, 2015

Two unexpected deaths in Manokotak this week

5-year-old Daphne Mochin succumbed to drowning injuries Tuesday and William Maud, 37, apparently took his own life Wednesday night.

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Arts
1:39 pm
Thu July 23, 2015

Naknek celebrates soft opening of new museum

Several intricate model sailing schooners are on display.
Credit Hannah Colton/KDLG

The collection, housed in a refurbished  77-year-old building in downtown Naknek, features relics of the Bristol Bay fishery and traditional culture. 

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