Sarah Grace Durrance

40.2 million: ADF&G forecasts a ‘return to normal’ for Bristol Bay sockeye in 2019

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.

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Sarah Grace Durrance

Nushagak and Naknek-Kvichak Advisory Committees will oppose permit stacking

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.

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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.

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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
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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.

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The Willow Tree Inn came one step closer to reopening at the Dillingham City Council meeting on Thursday, while Olsen’s Liquor Store is facing a possible license expiration. 

Debra Call campaign

Debra Call is running for lieutenant governor alongside democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Begich. On Monday, Call discussed their approach to the state's crime rate and Begich's proposed formula to determine Permanent Fund Dividends.

 

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