Avery Lill

Reporter/Host
Togiak National Wildlife Refuge

Fisheries biologist,  Mark Lisac, is retiring after 32 years with the Togiak National Wildlife Refuge.

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Kyrstin Arellano will serve as an AmeriCorp volunteer for one year, developing programs for youth in Dillingham.

Zach Fansler for State House

Representative Zach Fansler along with Scott Kawasaki  and Chris Tuck introduced a bill last week that promotes voluntary, statewide prekindergarten programs.

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This year's Sockeye Classic basketball tournament wrapped up on Saturday with the Dillingham Wolverine boys and the Bristol Bay Lady Angels in first place.

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Area employers turned out for the BBEDC career fair to talk with students from elementary school to high school about job opportunities.

Alaska Department of Fish and Game

Alaska Department of Fish and Game will conduct in-person household surveys in Dillingham in the coming weeks about subsistence fishing of king salmon in the Nushagak River.

Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation

Born January 12th, Elias Nelson Nanalook is the first baby born at the Kanakanak Hospital in 2017.

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It’s been a few years since communities like Dillingham, New Stuyahok, Ekwok or Koliganek have been able to host sled dog races, but a few mushers are working to keep alive a tradition that's declining in the region.

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Russian Orthodox around Bristol Bay celebrate Slaviq with the ancient tradition of starring.

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State, federal, and international agencies have been testing Alaskan seafood for Fukushima-related radiation since 2013. No detectable levels have been found.

City of Dillingham

In Dillingham, the library has scaled down its operating hours in recent months to adjust to a smaller staff. The change is not sitting well with some patrons.

Department of Health and Social Services

The flu season in Alaska appears to be mild so far, but Alaska's Chief Medical Officer warns that cases could peak later this winter.

Kristine Sowl/ Alaska Region U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

The community of King Cove is hopeful the new Interior Secretary will look favorably on their proposed project to build a road through the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge to Cold Bay.

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Matfie McCarr has been homeless since 2002, one of just a few in town who call the streets home. It's been his choice to live this way, he says, though he's not always proud of how he got here.

Robyn Chaney

Blunka Blunka Jr. from New Stuyahok won the 113-pound weight class at the state tournament in Anchorage this weekend.

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