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6:16 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

Bristol Bay Development Fund invests in Naknek business

The new fund, created by the BBNC, will invest only in ventures that benefit the Bristol Bay region. 

The Bristol Bay Development Fund, a fund created by the Bristol Bay Native Corporation in October 2014, has announced its first investment. 

The Bristol Bay Development Fund was set up with a mandate to invest specifically for the benefit of the Bristol Bay region.

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Crime and Safety
9:17 am
Thu March 5, 2015

Researcher investigating sexual assault issues in rural Alaska

A researcher from University of California Irvine is in Dillingham to collect the experiences of sexual assault victims. 

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Crime and Safety
8:44 pm
Wed March 4, 2015

Two felony criminal cases scheduled for open sentencings Friday

After more than two years, a felony case file grows in size.
Credit KDLG

A judge is scheduled to hear from attorneys before determining sentences for Patrick R. Andrews and James L. Folsom Friday in Dillingham.

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Fisheries
8:29 pm
Wed March 4, 2015

Outlook for 2015 Togiak Herring fishery

From the 2014 Togiak Herring fishery, courtesy of Carl Johnson.
Credit Carl Johnson

Fish and Game predicting a bigger than average biomass of herring, but the price and participation in the fishery likely to be low.

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Politics
8:21 pm
Wed March 4, 2015

FSB proposes change to rural determination process

Federal Subsistence Board opting to determine Alaska communities that aren't rural, rather than those that are.

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Politics
8:07 pm
Wed March 4, 2015

Young, others, concerned about ATF ban on AR-15 ammo

239 members of Congress wrote a letter to ATF Director Wednesday, saying proposed ban interferes with Second Amendment rights.

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Politics
7:54 pm
Wed March 4, 2015

Alaska House says 'no' to Aleutians Sanctuary

HJR 7, sponsored by Rep. Bryce Edgmon, says the Legislature is "vehemently opposed" to the idea of a massive maritime sanctuary around Aleutians.

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Environment
6:07 pm
Tue March 3, 2015

Nushagak Caribou Hunt Hindered by Low Snow

Nushagak Peninsula herd in summer.
Credit courtesy of Fish & Wildlife

With just one caribou reported so far, the winter's harvest will likely fall short of the season's 250-animal quota.

With a month left in the season, the Nushagak Peninsula caribou herd will likely go mostly un-hunted this winter. Listen to the story here: 

The winter caribou hunt on the Nushagak Peninsula began on December 1st. Togiak Refuge wildlife biologist Andy Aderman said hunters have reported just one caribou from the season. People traditionally access the peninsula by snow machine, he said.

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Local Sports
4:15 pm
Tue March 3, 2015

Basketball Regions Schedule and Brackets

Basketball Regions Schedule

Check here for the schedule (and updates!) and scores for the 2015 High School regional tourny.

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Local Sports
11:48 am
Tue March 3, 2015

Basketball regions in Dillingham this weekend

This year’s high school basketball regional tournament kicks off Wednesday evening in Dillingham. 

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Crime and Safety
11:36 am
Tue March 3, 2015

Alaska State Trooper drug report 2014

Statewide Drug Enforcement Unit provides an overview of drug use and arrests during 2014.

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Local Sports
12:24 pm
Mon March 2, 2015

Reed Tennyson to national wrestling competition

A Dillingham grad is heading to a college wrestling national tournament next weekend in Topeka, Kansas.

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Bristol Bay and Beyond
9:47 am
Mon March 2, 2015

Bristol Bay and Beyond, Feb. 27 2015

This week on the Igushik River.
Credit JoAnne Knight

An update on this year's Beaver Roundup and a look back to years gone by. Rapper Samuel Johns talks about his message to youth, plus fish news.

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Events & Information
9:05 am
Sun March 1, 2015

Beaver Round-up 2015 Slide Show

Blanket Toss
Matt Martin

Some of what we saw last week.

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Politics
10:30 am
Wed February 25, 2015

Public media target of potential budget cuts

The Legislature is considering halving the amount of funding available for public broadcasting.

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