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The plaque dedicating the Walrus Islands Archeological District will be placed on Round Island.

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Nushagak Cooperative held its 17th Annual Membership meeting in Dillingham last night (TUE). KDLG’s Avery Lill was there and has more on the board of director elections and the announcement of a hydro-electric project.

  

  

Manokotak and Togiak both launched search and rescue operations over the weekend for people stranded in the cold.

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Clear skies, bright sun and warm temperatures had some peeling off coats and hats at the 60th annual Beaver Round Up parade. Spirits were high as decked out floats streamed through the streets of Dillingham. The costume fun run and ever-competitive outhouse race rounded out the downtown kick off event. Here are the photos and the schedule of the rest of the week's festivities.

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is asking for public input on the controversial Pebble Mine Project. In April, the federal agency will be holding meetings in Bristol Bay, Anchorage and Homer to hear the public’s views and concerns about the project.

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A former Anchorage resident was sentenced Thursday in Dillingham for recklessly flying low over a boater several years ago. Benjamin Hancock, 38, unintentionally hit the man in the head with the ski of the float plane. Hancock pleaded guilty to felony assault, and he will pay a fine and restitution, but he will not serve any jail time.

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Brandon Yagie, 21, was arrested in Perryville Monday and charged with killing his grandfather, 70-year-old Marvin Yagie.

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Four steams have burned in the last two months. The Dillingham Volunteer Fire Department recommends checking the shielding of chimneys and walls behind stoves.

Beaver Round Up

Dillingham’s five-day winter festival kicks off Wednesday. “Elders’ Tales” is the theme for the 60th annual celebration.

photo courtesy of Patrick Walsh

Researchers with ADF&G and the USFWS say that the number of wolves hunting on the Nushagak Peninsula is dependent on the caribou population. The wolves do not cause the caribou population to fluctuate.

Recall Election Fails To Oust Unalaska’s Mayor

Mar 8, 2018
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Polls closed Tuesday for Unalaska's mayoral recall election. Initial results show 62 percent of voters support Mayor Frank Kelty.

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The Alaska House Community and Regional Affairs Committee heard public testimony Tuesday about a resolution to urge Governor Walker to issue an administrative order recognizing the decline of Alaska Native languages as an emergency. 

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As the mumps outbreak in Alaska continues, the state is allowing more Alaskans to receive a state-supplied third dose of the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine to augment the protection of the two doses that most Americans receive as children

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The Bristol Bay Borough School District won the  “Implementation of an Innovative School Breakfast Model” category in the USDA Western Region’s 2018 Champions of Breakfast Award. 

Avery Lill

The board of game considered 94 proposals over the course of eight days. They voted to approve 44 of them, including a proposal that will allow hunters to use a snow machine to position caribou on the west side of Bristol Bay

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