Bristol Bay and Beyond, Oct. 16, 2015

Oct 16, 2015

Thoughts on a missing mariner, an update from AFN, a conversation about the new Wood River bridge, and tips for winterizing boats. 

This photo was taken from the middle of the Wood River Bridge Tuesday just after it was officially opened.
Credit KDLG

Join us Fridays for Bristol Bay and Beyond, our weekly news magazine on KDLG. The show airs at 12 pm and 6:30 pm on AM 670, and at 8:30 pm on 89.9 FM.

Coming up this week, a Ugashik man is still missing at sea today. Glen Alsworth shares thoughts about his longtime friend Roland Briggs as the search continues. We’ll get an update from the AFN annual convention in Anchorage this morning, plus reaction from some of the students who attended the Elders and Youth Conference earlier this week. The Aleknagik Wood River Bridge was officially opened this week, after many years of planning and dreaming that day would come. North Shore elder Raymond Conquest joins to talk about years of dangerous crossings, and years of advocacy for the project. Those stories, plus some tips for winterizing your boat, coming up after a look back at some of the week’s news.

That's it for this week's Bristol Bay and Beyond, our weekly newsmagazine on KDLG. We hope you join us each Friday at 12 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on AM670, and at 8:30pm on 89.9 FM.

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Sunrise on the Nushagak Bay, Oct. 13, 2015.
Credit Clark Fair