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House Joint Resolution 12 would urge Congress to enact legislation that would require genetically engineered salmon and salmon products to be prominently labeled as "genetically modified."

US Congress

Eddie Bernice Johnson, a Texas Democrat, penned strong rebuttal to chairman Lamar Smith's request that EPA rescind preemptive Pebble veto.

Set the Net: salmon and smoked herring pan bagnat

Feb 28, 2017
Susie Jenkins Brito

This sandwich is as delicious as it is pretty, filled with Bristol Bay catches, bold, simple flavors, and fresh market goodies. Canned salmon and Deckhand Seafoods Togiak Smoked Herring are the flavor base on a crusty baguette.

Gavel to Gavel / 360 North

Rep. Andy Josephson (D-Anchorage) extended the invite to hear about UTBB's allegations that Pebble has left a mess behind during exploration work.

KDLG

No major injuries reported, but driver blamed for crash quickly fled the scene. DPD is investigating.

William Savo

Nearly 500 wrestlers from around the state converged in Tanana for the largest middle school wrestling tournament of the season.

A look into YKHC's Opioid Treatment Program

Feb 27, 2017
Dean Swope / KYUK

In October 2016, YKHC opened its newly constructed Yukon Kuskokwim Ayagnirvik Healing Center, which some refer to as the alcohol treatment center. But inside the new building people can also get help for opioid addiction. During the last four months, 18 individuals have begun receiving this treatment.

courtesy Alaska State Troopers

Search continues for Justin Forbes, 27, who escaped Togiak jail following an arrest for domestic violence assault.

Lindsay H. Sifsof, 26, was arrested after police say she admitted to drinking vodka for several hours before driving from Aleknagik to Dillingham, a trip that prompted REDDI calls from other drivers.

Lake Clark National Park and Preserve.

This week, Dillingham's mayor discusses the deficit, a biologist updates on the missing ptarmigan, we profile Dr. Barbara Riley, and get a Beaver Round-Up preview and reflections on its theme song's origin.

Kristine Sowl/ Alaska Region USFWS

Murkowski points to the proposed road from King Cove to Cold Bay as a primary example of an area in which she hopes to see Alaskans gain greater access to land in the state.

BBAHC

Dr. Barbara Riley grew up in Dillingham. Now she works at the Kanakanak Hospital as a family practice physician.

Alaska State Troopers

Joe Hiratsuka, 81, Thomas Hiratsuka, 58, and Katherine Nielsen, 48, ran out of fuel on snowmachine trip from Dillingham to Koliganek. They were found by AWT helicopter search Thursday morning in fine health.

US Congress

In a letter to the new EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) said agency work to block Pebble "unprecedented" and based on "questionable" science. Called on Pruitt to rescind 2014 Clean Water Act restrictions.

NPS/R. Wood

National Park’s around Alaska are free to hire seasonal and short term workers as the Trump Administration exempted a range of positions from the federal hiring freeze on Tuesday. 

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