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!

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

Michelle Ravenmoon

Will this be another winter lost? Plus, tips for a healthier 2016, Bristol Bay Borough Mayor Karl Anderson on 2015 and the year ahead, and more. 

Stephen Longfin

This week, a look back at the Manokotak Christmas miracle, ten years later, holiday travel woes, Title 47 "sleep off" in Dillingham, and who is this Trans-Siberian Orchestra we play so much of?


The Fairbanks Four freed, a look at the Governor's budget by the numbers, the Jam Master reviews Star Wars, local ballerinas (and o's) perform the Nutrcracker, plus much more ... 

Clark Fair

Highlights and a final recap from Board of Fish, reaction on the Governor's new fiscal plan, plus wrestling regionals preview. 

Clark Fair

Rural people get moving, "frankenfish" get FDA approval, tips for effective speaking at Board of Fish, plus a writer shares thoughts on welcoming strangers. 

Clark Fair

BBRSDA has a new skipper at the wheel, the Bay should land its 2,000,000,000th salmon next summer, plus AMP tests, wind power, and volleyball. 

Webcam fans spot dead bears at Katmai, Hepatitis C cases concerns health officials, a Coffee House preview, and our Friday conversation with UA president Jim Johnsen. 

Clark Fair

What's giving us goosebumps this Halloween? Your stories about Hairy Man, Little People, the long-nailed woman, thunderbirds, and more. Plus - watch out for rabid bats and sugar overload. 

Clark Fair

School size matters, a rescued Bristol Bay sea otter is getting treatment for asthma, plus an update on the special legislative session and the Fairbanks Four. 


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

Apayo Moore

Two views on the Cohen Report, plus an update on Dillingham's trash incinerating, and the kids get a climbing wall. 


Local elections, villages shifting healthcare providers, DPD update on drug/murder investigations, plus cross country wraps up the season tomorrow.


An update from NTSB on the Iliamna Otter crash, plus state budget woes, fall beluga hunting, and remembering a convicted killer. 

Apayo Moore

Coming up this week, reaction on the fatal float plane crash, remembering a fallen DPD officer, and you share some moose hunting stories with us.

Clark Fair

Celebrity edition: Obama's in Bristol Bay, Bear-ack Obearma draws crowds at Squaw Creek, and former NFL players, too. Plus, preserving tips for fall harvest ...