Clark's Point School will reopen on August 21. It has been closed for five years because it did not meet the 10-student minimum enrollment set by the state. Thirteen students are registered for this school year.
So far no reports of injuries in large fire that continues to burn at large, remote salmon processing plant on the Alaska Peninsula. One dock was cut away, and production facilities heavily damaged according to on-the-ground reports.
Dillingham police found Mary Tilden was in possession of one dose of heroin during the July 29 drug bust on the F/V Andy O. At a hearing Wednesday, the possession charge was dropped in return for a plea to violating terms of her probation.
Earlier this month, seven area middle school students spent five days on Cape Peirce, a remote area within the Togiak National Wildlife Refuge. While they adventured, they learned about wildlife biology, traditional uses of plants and art.
Qualified subsistence users will be able to hunt the Nushagak Peninsula caribou herd starting August 1. Initially the limit will be three caribou per hunter, but the refuge manager says that the limit may be raised mid-season.