Avery Lill

Reporter/Host
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.

KDLG

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.

Togiak NWR

Wildlife managers say that warmer weather has made it harder for hunters to participate in the winter moose hunt and to hunt caribou on the Nushagak Peninsula.

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On Friday, four students graduated from the UAA nursing program at the Bristol Bay Campus in Dillingham, bringing the total number of graduates to 10.

Tide Table Coffee's Shanelle Fo imagined she'd see 10 cars a day when she opened this fall. But with hot sandwiches, espresso, and cold blended drinks, business is booming at Dillingham's newest coffee joint.

Will Chaney

New Stuyahok coach says Blunka was a "baby-baby" in middle school, eating just to make 98 pounds. Now a lean mean junior, he's a favorite to win state in the 113-pound weight class.

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Dillingham's 23rd annual and King Salmon's 31st annual Christmas Bird Counts are Saturday, December 17. Contact Kara Hilwig (Togiak NWR) or Melissa Cady (Becharof NWR) to participate.

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