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The Berkoskis, both educators, say they have other careers to focus on, but are still looking to sell the going concern to someone who will run it year-round.

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To reopen the quarry, which has been closed since 2000, Bristol Bay Native Corporation put in a new access road and sought out new customers for the rock.

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The only air carrier for the Pribilof Islands is asking for financial support to keep its remote market afloat. PenAir has requested the U.S. Department of Transportation subsidize flights to St. Paul and St. George Islands, which are guaranteed Essential Air Service.

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Following months of problems, Peninsula Airways cancelling service in Portland and Denver as it restructures financially. CEO Danny Seybert pledges to refocus on Bristol Bay, Aleutians routes.

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Belleque Family Farm began selling "shares of the harvest" last week, a weekly subscription to their hydroponic greens.

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U Pop Em has moved from their location in the Dillingham harbor where they have sold fireworks since 1993. In more than two decades of experience, owners Billie Benedict and Paul Peck have learned a lot about how to run a fireworks business in rural Alaska.

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First local fish expo had 43 vendors and raised roughly $15,000 to benefit the Little Angels Childcare Academy.

First ever Bristol Bay Fish Expo kicks off Friday

Jun 8, 2017
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Modeled after Pacific Marine Expo, the new local hub for vendors, industry, and fishermen is also a fundraiser for the Little Angel’s Child Care Academy in the Bristol Bay Borough.

Construction work planned for Dillingham and Aleknagik

May 18, 2017
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The summer construction season is right around the corner. In the Dillingham area, work is planned on Lake Road, at the airport and the Wood River Bridge. 

Happy Mother's Day From Made With Love

May 15, 2017
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On Mother's Day, the routine for many in urban Alaska or the lower 48 is to call a florist, order an arrangement, and have it delivered, maybe with a note. Now one Bethel businesswoman has brought that service to the YK Delta.

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Fo resigned as an ADF&G sport fish biologist this spring to pursue other life goals, including helping other people reach their fitness goals at his new gym in Dillingham. 

Unalaska's Mail Service Moves From PenAir to ACE

May 4, 2017
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ACE Air Cargo has signed an agreement with the U. S. Postal Service to deliver mail to Unalaska starting June 1. That is also the day that Pen Air will stop its cargo service between Unalaska and Anchorage.

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.

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

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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.

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