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NDM

NDM says Kerrisdale Capital report based on "unfounded" claims, contains "numerous errors and unsupported speculation." NAK shares were driven down to $2.26 at close of trading Friday.

KDLG

This week, Rep. Neal Foster on House Finance plan to fix state economy. Plus, Newhalen's Bob Rychnovsky on coaching and chacter, Dr. Cathy Hyndman on protecting one's head, teen love stories, and Penguin dip. 

Kerrisdale Capital

Kerrisdale Capital report takes aim at Northern Dynasty, whose stock skyrocketed after Trump election. Investor says stock is "worthless," noting physical, political challenges of developing Pebble Mine.

US National Park Service

Fish and Game planning to limit spring hunting and scale back bag limit in GMU 9 in effort to conserve dwindling numbers of game bird, which has apparently been hammered by low snow winters.

Elisabeth Coyle Ludwig

Three Chignik Bay students recite their poetry, with a teacher intro, for KDLG's Bristol Bay and Beyond.

KDLG

Dillingham's Superior Court Judge Tina Reigh, the latest on the Nushagak orca fetus, an update from Winterfest, NWS says warmer spring than usual ahead, and poems from Chignik Bay.

Rep. Bryce Edgmon on the latest in Juneau, with reaction from Evelynn Trefon and others fresh back from a trip to the state capital. A look at the borough feasibility study, plus a writer puts down her pen: Jennifer Shockley retires her role as the witty force behind Unalaska's world famous police blotter. 

KDLG:  Donald P. Johnson, 23, pleaded guilty Tuesday to a reduced charge of attempted second degree theft and was sentenced to 60 days in jail. Johnson was one of five suspects charged in the theft of more than a dozen firearms from a Dillingham home in October. 

Dillingham Dept. of Public Safety

Found passed out at the wheel, "drooling on himself," convicted felon recently banished from Togiak was in possession of 1.4 grams heroin, a concealed pink handled pistol, and close to $8,000 cash. Moore was admittedly "high on the supply," says DPD.

KDLG:  Dillingham Police charged a 22-year-old woman with possession of methamphetamine, and the same woman was charged with importation of alcohol to Togiak, a dry village.

Shania Clark has been a person of interest to law enforcement in Togiak, but not in Dillingham. The house she was staying in has been of interest to police, however, and a search warrant was served there the evening of January 16 looking for a firearm involved in an armed burglary case.

Benny Kevin Leon Angasan, 24, facing two counts of second degree sexual abuse of a minor for alleged rape of young victim more than a dozen times between 2013-2015.

At Thursday's monthly meeting, council members asked attorney to file appeal in court of LBC rejection of annexation request. Plus, Olsen liquor store won't be moving to Raspberry Circle, and the city will send a letter to President Trump explaining its opposition to the Pebble project.

BBRSDA

Last year Gov. Walker dropped Fritz Johnson from the board for Kenai's Robert Ruffner, but Walker has put him on for another term that will begin in July if approved by Legislature.

Given 300 day jail sentence in return for plea to misdemeanor theft charge. State says still prosecuting four other men involved in theft of 17 guns last October.

KDLG

After review, city identified 18 businesses or organizations it says shouldn't have been on the tax exempt list. BBEDC and Nushagak Cooperative protested, saying as non-profits should be exempt from paying city's six percent sales tax.

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