Business

The Nushagak Cooperative wrapped up a near five month search for a new CEO last week, announcing that Robert Himschoot would take the helm by June 1.

KDLG

Nanci Morris Lyon and Heath Lyon bought out their partners to become full owners and operators of the Bear Trail Lodge in King Salmon.

KDLG

Facing a roomful of frustrated customers, Danny Seybert says airline waiting on fifth Saab 2000 to come into service as a spare, which should alleviate some of the many mechanical delays. "I made a $27 million investment into aviation in Bristol Bay and the Aleutians. I have a commitment to aviation and I have a commitment to this community," he said.

KDLG

Board president Pete Andrew had mostly good news to report to the members of the utility cooperative for the Dillingham area, reminding them that last spring the kilowatt rate was lowered for the first time. Incumbents Andrew, Chris Napoli, and newcomer Susie Jenkins Brito were elected to the board. 

Chrissy Roes

Peninsula Airways is facing criticism from Bristol Bay customers due to continued delays along the Anchorage route. The company says it is still in the process of integrating their new fleet of Saab 2000s. 

KYUK

The village of Quinhagak has not had a shipment of food in over two weeks due to a damaged runway, bad weather, and a change in air carriers.

KYUK staff

The marijuana business in Alaska is still young and in rural Western Alaska, untested. How state and federal regulations under President-elect Trump will co-exist is still to be seen.

Julianna Nicholson

Just days after its two year anniversary, owner Andrew Berkoski closed doors till the spring. He’s looking for a buyer to sell the business to, but says he’ll open either way come May.

Tide Table Coffee's Shanelle Fo imagined she'd see 10 cars a day when she opened this fall. But with hot sandwiches, espresso, and cold blended drinks, business is booming at Dillingham's newest coffee joint.

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Dillingham's Christian Youth Center had a soft opening today for their coffee shop.

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Unhampered by the cold or by the dark, Belleque Family Farm supplies fresh, locally grown greens to Dillingham City School District and AC Value Center.

Nushagak Cooperative ended Nancy Favors' contract as CEO Monday night "for reasons other than cause" and installed former CEO Mike Megli as interim effective Tuesday.

KDLG

Cade Schlagel of Dillingham opened Bush Hoppers LLC in September, following in the footsteps of his father, grandfather, and great-grandfather before him.

Bethel Native Corporation opens Bethel's second liquor store

Sep 29, 2016
Dean Swope, KYUK

Bethel has another liquor store. At 11 a.m. Tuesday, Bethel Native Corporation opened Bethel Spirits on Front Street.

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Fred Nishimura has been fired from Aleknagik, Ekwok, and New Stuyahok village corporations following accusations he embezzled tens of thousands of dollars.

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