Isabelle Ross

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High surf and 55 mile-per-hour gusts significantly eroded the bluff near Dillingham’s sewage lagoon Sunday.

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The first batch of scoping comments on Pebble Mine from what the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is calling “cooperating agencies” are now public.

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The Dillingham City Council is giving the go-ahead for the renewal of the Willow Tree Inn’s liquor license, contingent on the inn paying off the rest of its taxes.

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In April, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources announced that it would reconvene the Bristol Bay Advisory Group. Last week, DNR announced the 11 newly appointed members who will provide input on land use and management around the region.

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Bristol Bay’s largest village corporation – Choggiung Limited – has acquired majority ownership of the Bristol Alliance of Companies in a partnership with the Bristol Bay Native Corporation.

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This spring, the Alaska legislature asked the governor's office to declare a state of emergency for 20 Alaska Native languages. Two participants of an indigenous language workshop talked to KDLG about challenges of revitalizing language in Yup’ik-speaking regions.

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Early Tuesday morning, a car hit a bear on Dillingham's Waskey Road near the landfill. 

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As Bristol Bay’s 2018 salmon season continues, seafood processors are grappling with a problem that has loomed large over the industry the past few years – an increasing demand for H-2B visas to fill processor jobs.

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On Friday, Governor Walker’s office asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to suspend the Environmental Impact Statement process for the proposed Pebble Mine.

 

 

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The U.S. Army Corps' Environmental Impact Statement scoping period for the proposed Pebble Mine ends today. Here's a look at some recent updates to the permit application.

Three young girls were riding an ATV that rolled over near the Togiak airport. One sustained critical injuries and is being treated in Seattle.

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On Tuesday, the Bristol Bay Native Corporation and Choggiung Limited announced that Choggiung has acquired a majority ownership of the Bristol Alliance of Companies.

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PenAir agents did not allow Donald Isaacson to board a flight Wednesday because Isaacson was "behaving strangely." An airline employee contacted Dillingham Police when Isaacson allegedly refused to leave the terminal. According to police, Isaacson ran onto the tarmac and was halfway into the cargo hold of an Alaska Airlines plane before an officer subdued him. The officer was injured in the process.

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Those with GCI data may have noticed that coverage has been spotty recently. Besides a short-term fix for fishing season, the network is working on a more permanent solution.

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June has brought some changes to the Dillingham City Council. Chris Napoli will replace Tracy Hightower as an interim city council member.

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