Bristol Bay and Beyond, Jan. 13, 2017

Jan 13, 2017

Coming up this week, HIV in Bristol Bay, Sen. Coghill on SB 91, Slaviq, dog mushing decline, and leaving a felony behind.

Thick fog, chilly temperatures, and clear skies produced some spectacular scapes around the area this week.
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On this week's show, Dr. Cathy Hyndman joins to discuss the recent outbreak of HIV in the region, plus offers some tips for healthy living for those still carving out 2017 resolutions. Sen. John Coghill has thoughts on ways SB 91 can continue to improve, and Keli Hoffman tells us about completing probation and leaving her felony conviction behind. KDLG's Avery Lill reports on dog mushing in Bristol Bay, which seems to be a tradition in decline, and catches up with some starring action during this week's Slaviq celebration. Those stories, plus a look back at some of this week's news.

High pressure, really really high pressure as noted here from Gary Nielsen's barometer in Kokhanok, has made for clear skies and cold temps around Southwest Alaska the past two weeks.
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Slaviq underway at the Dillingham Hotel Wednesday, where all guests were welcome to participate in the worship and the feast.
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