chignik lagoon

2015 Chignik sockeye late, prices low

Oct 29, 2015
Hannah Colton/KDLG

Like other runs around the state, Chignik sockeye came late and prices were low.

State considering Chignik request for management change

Oct 22, 2015
Hannah Colton/KDLG

Chignik fishermen are asking for a change in management, but the state says the budget could make it difficult.

Chignik Lagoon adjusts to life on 94% hydropower

Sep 3, 2015
Hannah Colton/KDLG

The village is saving $500 a day in diesel costs; community members say the new hydropower plant is cleaner and quieter. 

Chignik Lagoon Hydro Project Now Operational

Jun 19, 2015
Dave Bendinger/KDLG

The long-awaited project has replaced diesel in supplying energy for the village's 70-some residents. 

Chignik Lagoon Woman Arrested

Jul 18, 2013

A Chignik Lagoon woman is in custody after allegedly acting recklessly with a rifle.  The Chignik Bay VPSO responded Tuesday to a residence and arrested 50 year old Lee Ann Scoville.  Troopers say she had scared family members with the rifle.  She allegedly then hid the weapon while the VSPO investigated.  Scoville was arrested for 3rd degree assault and tampering with evidence.

A Dillingham man, 25 year old Joey J. Paul, died yesterday after falling into the vessel's the engine shaft area while fishing near Chignik Lagoon.  Beth Ipsen is  a spokesperson for the Alaska State Troopers.

"He fell about 5 feet onto the shaft in the engine," said Ipsen.