Bristol Bay and Beyond

Fridays at 12pm, 6:30 on AM 670, and 8:30 on 89.9 FM

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Bristol Bay and Beyond, hosted by KDLG News Director Dave Bendinger, is our weekly newsmagazine with stories, conversations, and an occasional poem, essay, or song.

It's your home for a recap of the week's news and feature stories from Bristol Bay (and beyond). We love getting your ideas for stories or conversations you'd like to hear!

Send an email to news@kdlg.org, dave@kdlg.org, or call us anytime at the station. 

We also love airing your poems, music, and essays. Contact us, or submit them to the email addresses above.

Robyn Chaney

This week, DPD Chief Pasquariello on murder, arson, and meth, plus hydroponic greens on the local shelves, a crab boat captain tells about the season, and a lifelong Cubs fan on World Series Game 7.

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This week, will we have a real winter? Plus an update from Fish and Feast, reflecting on the fishery with Mike Friccero, what the kids are wearing this Halloween, and a 'little cowboy' takes to wing.

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This week, an update from Quinhagak following series of heroin overdoses. Plus, how translation at polling sites is going around Bristol Bay, boating safety, and Raina Thiele joins for our Friday conversation.

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AST's Sgt. Luis Nieves drops by, plus Wild Salmon Day and thoughts on protecting fishermen too. An elder shares about traditional spirituality, and Si Khan sings us out.

Lisa Andreano, Michael Walgren, courtesy USFWS

This week, we go looking for that two billionth salmon, visit with historian John Branson, get the skinny on reported PSP in Chigniks, and hear about two gray whales that died badly at Cape Pierce. 

Hannah Colton

This week, no commercial salmon fishing in Kusko, reaction to the Governor's budget vetoes from some of you and Rep. Bryce Edgmon, plus culture camp at Kijik.

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Why Brexit matters to Bristol Bay, plus more on that Togiak herring making a splash in Seattle this week, a bear ripped a hole in a house, and "Where Water is Gold" author Carl Johnson joins.

Yvonne Leutwyler

This week, the Ugashik north line is getting moved, Dillingham's annexations woes, drones in the boatyard, epic endeavors on the Peninsula, and village fish processing. 

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This week, thoughts on sockeye run timing and the rapid erosion at Kanakanak Beach, a new brailer bag business in Naknek, plus poetry and song, on Bristol Bay and Beyond. 

Bristol Bay and Beyond, May 27, 2016

May 27, 2016
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School's out! A Dillingham principal says goodbye, students in South Naknek hop a plane to school, graduating seniors reflect on high school highs and lows, and more. 

A snapshot of the estimated $100 million tourism industry in Bristol Bay, which brings in tens of thousands of fishermen, hunters, rafters, and wildlife viewers each year. 

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VPSOs are in short supply in the region, bed bugs aren't, lawmakers keep rolling further into overtime, and the Tanalian HS choir sings us out.  

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Optimism in the salmon markets, elders scammed for drug money in Dillingham, plus a kayaker's incredible survival and rescue tale. 

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Politics in Juneau and Republicans in Fairbanks, herring still strong in Togiak, a conversation with Lake and Pen's Nathan Hill, local poets slam, and what are you up to this shoulder season?

Bristol Bay and Beyond, Apr. 22, 2016

Apr 22, 2016
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We visit Newhalen to see a hydro electric plant and check-in on the Lake and Peninsula prom; as the nights get long, the Legislature gets weird; and back in Dillingham, there was a pop-up skatepark on Monday and another sign of spring is here: the annual musical.

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