Avery Lill

Senior Reporter/Host

Jeri Mcgill was arrested on the charge of felony assault for pointing an airsoft gun at a truck in downtown Dillingham Monday evening. The orange tip of the airsoft gun was painted black, which made it appear realistic.

Kai Raymond

State’s largest herring fishery will allow for 24,000 tons of harvest next spring.

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Four Port Alsworth residents died last December when a plane crashed into Lake Clark. The community gathered this week to remember those who died and to support their surviving friends and family.

Kerry Tasker

Stephanie Quinn-Davidson is now a sponsor for the Stand for Salmon ballot initiative, which aims to update state law related to salmon habitat protections. Brian Kraft announced three weeks ago that he would no longer sponsor the initiative.


Dillingham police arrested Josephine Williams, 35, of Togiak for trespassing at the Bristol Inn. A search of her belongings turned up 22 grams of black tar heroin and 25 grams of methamphetamine, which she said she was transporting from Anchorage for a yet-unnamed man in Togiak.

courtesy of Little Angels Childcare Academy

Little Angels Childcare Academy has eight students enrolled currently. After it passes a health and safety inspection, which they hope to do in the next few months, they will be able to care for twelve students at a time.

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The Dillingham high school gym was packed Saturday with people there to buy and sell all kinds of art and hand crafts.

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Mercury builds up in older, predatory fish that live in some lakes  in Katmai National Park and Preserve and Lake Clark National Park and Preserve. Continuing research suggests mercury in these ecosystems has both natural and anthropogenic sources. 

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Port Heiden anticipates its tribally owned processing center will handle up to 10,000 pounds of salmon per day from May to September, providing local fishermen an opportunity to fish shoulder seasons closer to home.


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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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.

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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.