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Bristol Bay’s setnet fleet will decide by October whether to join the Regional Seafood Development Association. A ‘yes’ vote would provide funding for setnetters and unify the set and drift fleets, according to the association. But some setnetters are concerned the association’s 1% tax on their catch isn’t worth the investment.
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Hill is running as the incumbent for seat C for the Lake and Peninsula School Board. The election is October 3, 2023.
Ron Johnson is running uncontested for Dillingham City Council seat F. The election is October 3, 2023.
Schollmeier is running uncontested for Seat C on Dillingham's school board. The election is October 3.
That’s according to the preliminary preseason forecast from the Fisheries Research Institute in Aleknagik. The forecast reports on Bristol Bay as a whole, and researchers say it gives members of the fishery perspective two months before the formal forecast is announced.
After two unexpected resignations late last month, Dillingham Public Safety staff undertook jail operations for short-term transfers.
Qayassiq’s walrus hunt, once banned, now carries traditions of sharing and management to the next generationIn their fight to regain access to Qayassiq, tribal leaders created a model for communities to act as equal management partners.
Two Bristol Bay residents are spearheading an indigenous-led environmental monitoring program. Mary Hostetter and Bill Kane say their work, while still in its planning stages, is a foundation for an indigenous guardian program. The project recently won a 2023 Edge Prize.
The district plans to purchase the tank with grant money from the US Department of Agriculture.
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- Canada's House speaker has stepped down after inviting a Nazi veteran to Parliament
- The U.S. has suspended some aid to Gabon after the military takeover
- Writers will return to work on Wednesday, after union leadership votes to end strike
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- Dillingham's school district to receive more funding from city, less from state
- Arnaq Esther Ilutsik’s work in Yup’ik Studies uplifted students throughout the region
- Notes from the heart for Dillingham Elementary's Amy Ruby, who retires after 35 years
- Wanda Wahl selected as permanent director of UAF Bristol Bay Campus after years-long search
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- Alaska House elects Republican Rep. Cathy Tilton as speaker
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