This summer, 79 million sockeye returned to Bristol Bay. It was the largest run on record. But over the past half-century, there has been a dramatic shift in who fishes commercially in Bristol Bay. Local permit ownership has declined sharply, and research shows that’s due in part to a regulatory change to Alaska’s fishery management from the 1970s.
The city tallied more than two dozen absentee and questioned ballots on Thursday, and incumbents running for re-election were able to hold on to their seats.
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The plot thickens today as some of the biggest booties of Brooks Falls come out to play.
James Bond vs. a blond bombshell, and two tubby titans face off: A look at the first-day matchups of Fat Bear WeekGood day, Fat Bear America, and welcome to Fat Bear Week, Day 1! We have two mighty matches on today’s docket. Let’s jump (or waddle?) right in.
The bears of Alaska’s Katmai National Park have been busy all summer feasting on salmon and stocking up on nutrients for their winter hibernation, and they’ve got the fall bods to prove it.
The first results are in for Dillingham’s municipal election: 278 registered voters cast their ballots on Election Day. But with over two dozen absentee votes still to be counted, the race for school board Seat A is too close to call.
Election Day is coming up! Local politics most immediately affects our lives, and voting in your municipal election is one way you can have a say in your community.
Ahead of Dillingham’s Oct. 4 municipal election, KDLG is talking to candidates about why they’re running and what they want to focus on if elected. Incumbent Michael Bennett is running for city council Seat B against challenger Ronald Johnson.
Ahead of Dillingham’s Oct. 4 municipal election, KDLG is talking to candidates about why they’re running and what they want to focus on if elected. Ronald Johnson is running for city council Seat B against incumbent Michael Bennett.
Ahead of Dillingham’s Oct. 4 municipal election, KDLG is talking to candidates about why they’re running and what they want to focus on if elected. Kimberly Williams is running for city council Seat A against Steven Carriere.
The band will perform at the Dillingham High School gym on Saturday. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Ahead of the concert, musicians Phillip and Qacung Blanchett spoke with KDLG about what to look forward — and what they’re listening to right now.
Incumbent Heather Savo is running for re-election to the only open school board seat alongside challenger Dianna Schollmeier.
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Dillingham's municipal election is on Oct. 4. KDLG is hearing from candidates about why they are running and what they want to focus on in office.
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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.
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