Alaska has the highest rate of forcible rape in the United States according to the 2015 FBI statistics. Researcher and author Jeremy Braithwaite conducted research on sexual assault in Bristol Bay last year for his dissertation. He returned last week to present that research in Dillingham.
Bristol Bay Borough School Board President, Michael Swain, is now President-Elect of the Association of Alaska School Boards. He will serve in this position for a year before becoming President of the AASB.
After two weeks of clean-up, the Packer's Creek hydro-electric power plant is running again. Heavy rains and erosion in mid-October disrupted operations at Chignik Lagoon's year-old alternative energy source.