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Judge dismisses Pebble-funded lawsuit against BBRSDA

A Superior Court judge Friday dismissed a Pebble-backed lawsuit against a regional seafood development association in Bristol Bay. It’s a legal victory for the association, which was sued by six of its members last month.

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Study on Iliamna Lake seal teeth adds to debate on conservation status

The elusive seals that reside in Bristol Bay’s Iliamna Lake have long been a mystery. While wildlife managers treat them the same as marine harbor seals, a new study supports what traditional knowledge has long held – that they are a distinct, freshwater population.

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The elusive seals that reside in Bristol Bay’s Iliamna Lake have long been a mystery. While wildlife managers treat them the same as marine harbor seals, a new study supports what traditional knowledge has long held – that they are a distinct, freshwater population.

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A Superior Court judge Friday dismissed a Pebble-backed lawsuit against a regional seafood development association in Bristol Bay. It’s a legal victory for the association, which was sued by six of its members last month. 

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The Iliamna village corporation has reached a right-of-way agreement with the Pebble Limited Partnership. This would allow Pebble access to lands that could prove critical to the development of the project. The community is 17 miles from where Pebble wants to develop its mine. 

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Thirty students were recognized at the UAF Bristol Bay Campus's 33rd commencement ceremony Saturday. Their stories reflect the possibilities of education in rural communities. 

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Last month, six commercial fishermen filed a lawsuit against the regional seafood association in Bristol Bay to which they belong. The lawsuit, funded by the Pebble Limited Partnership, challenges more than $250,000 in funds the association had spent on groups that oppose the Pebble Mine. Now, the Dunleavy administration has added its voice to the dispute. 

The child was transported to Anchorage for medical care and is reported to be in stable condition.

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The March for Science took place over the weekend. People gathered for the third year to raise awareness of science on a local and global level. But what impact do such events have in small communities? 

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Heading out on the water? Going on a hike? Gabe Dunham with Alaska Sea Grants came by to talk about a few survival kits and tips to make for safer exploring this spring and summer

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the public comment period on its draft environmental review of the proposed Pebble Mine. The final day to submit comments is now July 1.

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"I have the best job in the world," said Dillingham's Brandon Smith. He was recently named music director of the year for schools in western Alaska, and he is planning on continuing the school’s music program at full speed in the fall.

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