The total allowable catch for Bristol Bay red king crab this season was 6.6 million pounds. Area management biologist said that fishing this season was “a little slower than we would like to have seen.”

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Nearly 50 people have been treated for opioid addiction at the Yukon-Kuskokwim Ayagnarvik Healing Center in Bethel in the year it has been open.

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King Cove earned a spot at the state tournament at the end of the month. They are undefeated this season.

National Weather Service

According to the National Weather Service, some areas of Bristol Bay could see between 8-12 inches of snow on the ground.

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Chuck Hardy, a credit counselor with Money Management International, visited Bristol Bay this week to meet with individuals and host community sessions on how to improve personal finances.

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Jodie Anderson, Alaska's Farm to School coordinator, met with school representatives and growers in Dillingham and Naknek last week to discuss integrating more fresh and local food into school menus.

Friends, family and colleagues gathered at the end of July to celebrate the life of Matt Price, who died a year ago this week in a cabin fire in King Salmon. Over the twenty years he spent guiding clients, Price became an icon for how to fish and fellowship properly during a Bristol Bay summer.

Sarah Grace Durrance

The 2018 forecast also calls for the largest return ever to the Nushagak District: 21.8 million. Naknek Kvichak: 16.6 million; Egegik: 9.1 million; Ugashik: 2.9 million; Togiak: 860,000.

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The principal and teacher at William "Sonny" Nelson School in Ekwok returned to her home state of Florida about a week ago due to an unforeseen family situation.  

Alaska Region USFWS/ Katrina Mueller

As salmon stir up sediment to build redds, they can cause erosion nearby and downstream. Over millennia, that erosion could make some landscapes up to a third shorter than they would be otherwise.


Neil Barten breifed the Nushagak Fish and Game Advisory Committee about recent predation on caribou calves, and how the state is moving to expand the intensive wolf control area to 10,000 sq. miles, covering most of Unit 17B.

Turkey Shoot in South Naknek a success

Nov 10, 2017
Monica Waring

South Naknek welcomed neighbors from across the river for a turkey shoot and all around good time. The two day get-together included a night of bingo, a crackling campfire, cooked breakfast, and a turkey shoot competition, followed by a potluck dinner held at the South Naknek Village Council building.

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With Veteran's Day on Saturday, Dillingham City Schools held an assembly on Friday to honor local men and women who have served in the United States military. 


Despite firm opposition to the Pebble Mine, BBNC believes HB 199 and the Stand for Salmon ballot initiative threaten responsible resource development and possibly even subsistence activities.

NWS Climate Prediction Center

It looks increasingly likely that the Pacific Ocean cooling trend known as La Niña will continue at least through the coming winter. That’s according to the latest analysis from the Climate Prediction Center, which now says it’s up to 75 percent confident that a weak La Niña in place will persist perhaps through April.