Avery Lill

Reporter/Host
Sarah Grace Durrance

More than 50 walkers, bicyclers and joggers participated in Tony's Run on Sunday to support Dillingham's law enforcement and SAFE.

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In 1931, a Smithsonian anthropologist excavated the bones of 24 men, women and children from a village site near Igiugig. After eight decades in the museum's collection, those remains were reburied near their original places of rest.

Robyn Chaney

Runners from Port Alsworth placed first in three of four categories at the cross country meet in Dillingham on Saturday.

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In more than 50 years of experience with medicine in Alaska, Dan O'Connell has gained the respect of the community and his colleagues for his commonsense approach to medicine and his rigorous commitment to daily fitness.

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Larry Nunn Jr. died in a 2010 construction accident, building a road from HUD housing to downtown Dillingham. Family and friends dedicated a memorial to Nunn this weekend.

Jeff Bringhurst

Beginning Sept. 17, the village of Igiugig will eat only traditional foods, locally raised foods and oatmeal for six weeks.

Courtesy of Katie Ringsmuth

With the funds in place to develop a museum exhibit about the 122-year-old NN Cannery in South Naknek, the project's next step is developing funding for research.

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The Lake and Peninsula Started school Sept. 5, later than any other Bristol Bay area school district.

Alaska Department of Fish and Game

The program, which NOAA oversees, is funded by money from tariffs on seafood imported to the U.S.

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Jalen Konukpeok, 18, learns language as a way of connecting with the Russian Orthodox church and with people around him.

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To reopen the quarry, which has been closed since 2000, Bristol Bay Native Corporation put in a new access road and sought out new customers for the rock.

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The village of Koliganek is aiming to have a new power plant up and running by next fall.

Brandon Hill

The recently formed Pebble advisory committee advisory committee met to discuss issues related to the Pebble project and to tour the site of the proposed mine. Groups opposed to the mine hit the Anchorage streets with signs and umbrellas to protest.

Bristol Bay Heritage Land Trust

A delegation from BBHLT will travel to Australia in September to present the organization's work before a panel of judges for the the Theiss International Riverprize. BBHLT was nominated for the award for its work protecting salmon and wildlife habitat on the Nushagak and Kvichak rivers.

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Monday is the first day of school for students in Aleknagik, Clark’s Point, Ekwok, Koliganek, Manokotak, New Stuyahok, Togiak and Twin Hills.

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