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Fisheries
4:51 pm
Fri August 29, 2014

Help Fish and Game Find Missing Hydrophones

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is asking users of the Nushagak River to be on the lookout for some scientific equipment that went missing this summer. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.

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Environment
4:33 pm
Fri August 29, 2014

ADF&G: Fall Moose Hunt Progresses

Neil Barten holding up a map of ADF&G Unit 17 from the 2014-2015 Alaska Hunting Regulations book.

Moose hunting is allowed across much of the Bristol Bay region and the up-to-date report numbers are in. KDLG’s Luke Brummer has the details.

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Politics
4:04 pm
Fri August 29, 2014

Gubernatorial Candidates Participate in Fisheries Debate

Credit Pam Foreman, KMXT

Alaska’s fish, fishermen, and fishing industry were the subject of a three-way debate Thursday among the state’s gubernatorial candidates.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more.

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Environment
1:41 pm
Fri August 29, 2014

USDA Awards $1.5 Million in Grants to Rural Alaska Organizations

Credit US Department of Agriculture

Over $1.5 million was awarded to Alaska organizations in the hopes of enhancing and improving life in rural Alaska communities. 

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Pebble Mine
4:24 pm
Thu August 28, 2014

Veteran's Group Airs Anti-Sullivan Ad

A veteran’s advocacy group has purchased a television ad criticizing Alaska’s Republican Senate candidate for his stance on Pebble Mine.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more.

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Fisheries
3:48 pm
Thu August 28, 2014

Over 29-Thousand Pounds of Halibut Caught Locally in Bristol Bay This Year

Bristol Bay is famous for its massive salmon and herring fisheries. However, the region can boast another commercial fishery that’s much smaller in size and scale. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the details.

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Health
2:15 pm
Thu August 28, 2014

Flu Season Approaches, State Recommends Vaccines

Credit Department of Health and Social Services

As school is starting up the importance of getting flu vaccines is greater.  The state of Alaska has flu vaccines available now and recommends getting it earlier rather than later.  

August is National Immunization Awareness Month which mean state public health centers will waive all immunization administration fees for state-provided vaccines during for the whole month. 

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Bristol Bay Field Notes
11:08 am
Thu August 28, 2014

Bristol Bay Field Notes for August 29, 2014

Fisheries
4:24 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

Commercial Fishing in the Togiak District Set to Wrap Up on Friday

The final significant commercial fishery of the season in Bristol Bay is set to wrap up for the season later this week. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the details.

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Business
3:45 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

Subway Restaurant Set to Open In Dillingham

The site of the new Subway, currently under construction.

A new fast food restaurant opening up later this winter in Dillingham will give residents different eating options, but it won’t be accompanied by many of the nationally recognized meal deals. KDLG’s Luke Brummer has more.

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Pebble Mine
3:36 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

Ballot Measure Aims to Proect Local Salmon Population

Credit Alaska Department of Fish and Game

A new ballot measure is set to be voted on in the November state election, and if approved, would put restrictions on mining in Bristol Bay.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more.

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Fisheries
3:36 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

Nushagak District Pink and Silver Fishery is Done for the Season

The commercial fishery for pink and silver salmon in the Nushagak District is done for the season. KDLG’s Mike Mason checked in with Fish and Game for the final numbers.

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Crime and Safety
3:31 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

Dillingham Police Arrest 2 in Unrelated Vehicle Incidents

Friday was a busy night for the Dillingham Police Force as 2 signifigant arrests were made in the evening hours. KDLG’s Luke Brummer sat down with the Dillingham Police Chief to get the details.

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Crime and Safety
3:21 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

AK Peninsula Highway Nearing Completion with New Safety Features

Construction crews resurfacing the Alaska Peninsula Highway.
Credit ADOT&PF

Another road construction project is wrapping up in Bristol Bay, and with it will come new features unlike any other roads in the state. KDLG’s Luke Brummer has more.

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Elections
2:05 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

Study Shows Alaska's Youth Vote Turnouts High

Credit Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement

A recent study shows Alaskan youth votes more consistently than a lot of states in the lower 48. 

The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement, or CIRCLE, is based at Tufts University Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service.  CIRCLE conducts research on civic education in schools, colleges and community settings and young American voting. 

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