Goodnews Bay will remain in BBAHC

The Native Village of Goodnews Bay held a vote on Nov. 6 to decide whether to stay in the Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation or join a different tribal health organization. Tribal members voted 72-23 to stay in BBAHC.

Read More
Isabelle Ross/KDLG

Curyung Tribe calls for removal of top BBAHC administrators

The Curyung Tribe passed a resolution this weekend, urging the Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation Board of Directors to hold a special meeting. The resolution calls for the termination of the Kanakanak Hospital CEO and COO as well as the replacement of the BBAHC Executive Committee.

Read More

The Native Village of Goodnews Bay held a vote on Nov. 6 to decide whether to stay in the Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation or join a different tribal health organization. Tribal members voted 72-23 to stay in BBAHC.

Isabelle Ross/KDLG

The Curyung Tribe passed a resolution this weekend, urging the Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation Board of Directors to hold a special meeting. The resolution calls for the termination of the Kanakanak Hospital CEO and COO as well as the replacement of the BBAHC Executive Committee. 

Sarah Grace Durrance

After a couple of record breaking years in Bristol Bay, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game is forecasting the 2019 sockeye salmon season will be slightly below the 10-year-average and slightly above the long-term average.

Sarah Grace Durrance

The Alaska Board of Fisheries will take up 47 proposals at the Bristol Bay Finfish meeting in Dillingham this November. As the Nushagak and Naknek-Kvichak Fish and Game Advisory Committees decided which proposals they will support, permit stacking and subsistence regulations weighed heavily in the discussions.

Isabelle Ross/KDLG

Dillingham’s only probation officer retired in April. While the Division of Probation and Parole has worked to hire a replacement, the region has operated without an on-site officer for six months.

Austin Fast / KDLG

Kanakanak Hospital was in "immediate jeopardy" with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for dangerous pharmacy practices from late September to early November.

Alaska Division of Elections via Google Maps

Democratic incumbent Representative Bryce Edgmon won the district by almost 30 points, while the GOP saw victories in major statewide races.

Bristol Bay heads to the polls for the general election

Nov 6, 2018
Isabelle Ross/KDLG

Area residents are casting their votes for state and national leadership. A possible change to state law is also on the table in the form of Ballot Measure 1.

Alaska Midterm Election Live Returns

Nov 6, 2018

 

Tribal members will vote tomorrow on whether the Native Village of Goodnews Bay should withdraw from BBAHC and authorize another tribal health organization to provide health services to its members.

Pages

Currently Playing AM 670:

Currently Playing FM 89.9:

Open Line is one of KDLG's most popular programs.  It allows listeners from Bristol Bay, Unalakleet and around the world to keep in contact with one another.
Bristol Bay Field Notes is your source for an eclectic blend of topics relating to the great outdoors of southwest Alaska.  Its goal is to educate, inform, and entertain.