Delayed start to hyped salmon fishery due to projected low king run this year. ADF&G will open the fleet Thursday, and Alaska's most famed commercial salmon should arrive in Anchorage and Seattle Friday.

Frank Woods

A total of 17,513 tons of herring reported harvested in Togiak between the two gear groups this season. (ADF&G added 500 tons of "deadloss" to the seiners total.)

Northern Economics

Survey of processors shows number of chilled deliveries has climbed from 24 percent in 2008 to 71 percent in 2016, the highest on record. Stakeholders like BBRSDA point to a quality revolution underway in world’s largest sockeye fishery.   

Kara Hilwig/ Togiak National Wildlife Refuge

Pilot-biologist Kara Hilwig took it upon herself to identify the brown moth species that is flying all around the town and tundra.

Dillingham P.E. classes tackle Snake Lake Mountain

May 16, 2017
Meghan Slagle

Dillingham High School Physical Education teacher Meghan Slagle says she decided last year to take all her students on an annual hike up Snake Lake Mountain. The group went this year and Slagle described the day as perfect.


Dillingham Elementary School has decided to continue the system that allows parents to call the school and ask that their student be let off at a different bus stop than normal.

Happy Mother's Day From Made With Love

May 15, 2017
Katie Basile / KYUK

On Mother's Day, the routine for many in urban Alaska or the lower 48 is to call a florist, order an arrangement, and have it delivered, maybe with a note. Now one Bethel businesswoman has brought that service to the YK Delta.

Daher Jorge

Three months ago, a crab boat went missing in the Bering Sea with no mayday signal. The search for the vessel and six onboard was ended a few days later, but the search for answers continues.


This winter, when he was near rock bottom, Jonathan Jeremy Larson of Dillingham checked himself into a 28-day inpatient treatment center in Seattle. After that he lived in a sobriety house until he was ready to come back to his life in Dillingham. He's now been clean for four months, and knows there is a long road ahead to beat the addictions that nearly cost him everything. Larson is humble about his journey, but wants to share with others what he has learned so far about getting and staying clean. 


This week, an update on a deal between EPA and Pebble. Graduating seniors share thoughts through poetry and prose, we profile a local entrepreneur, and a young man shares his story of addiction and recovery. 

Avery Lill/ KDLG

Fo resigned as an ADF&G sport fish biologist this spring to pursue other life goals, including helping other people reach their fitness goals at his new gym in Dillingham. 

On Thursday, co-workers of James Schneider, 56, found the man's body face down in the mud beneath the Togiak Fisheries Cannery dock. 

Tate Gooden

In April a group from Igiugig travelled to New Mexico and Arizona to share native dances, foods, and traditions with Zuni and Apache communities.

Twin Hills and Aleknagik students complete Hunter Education

May 12, 2017

Five students from Aleknagik and Twin Hills completed their Hunter Education practicum at the Dillingham shooting range last week. It marked the completion of their Hunter Education course.

Avery Lill/ KDLG

Dillingham Elementary School is in the final year of a three year grant that has provided the means for students to dedicate the month of May to studying Alaska’s oceans.