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Chignik salmon fisheries made $3000 between six permits in 2018

The exvessel value per permit has been over $100,000 for the past 10 years in the Chignik Management Area. This year, the entire fishery brought in $3000, according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game's season summary.

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Company that owns Ravn bids highest for PenAir

A bankruptcy judge will decide tomorrow whether to approve the purchase of Peninsula Airways assets for $12.3 million.

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National Parks Service.

The National Park Service has dedicated a 2.6-million-acre wilderness area in the Lake Clark National Park and Preserve to Governor Jay S. Hammond.

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Johnson will serve 18-months in jail for assaulting an Alaska State Trooper and two Dillingham police officers.

Griffin Adams, 18, was arrested a couple weeks ago. Police say he was in possession of 15 grams of methamphetamine as well as ecstasy tablets, diazepam pills, drug paraphernalia and other items that indicated an intent to distribute.

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Last month, three hikers travelled 50 miles along the Pebble Mine’s proposed transportation corridor, from Amakdedori beach on the west side of Cook Inlet to Iliamna Lake.

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Eight Bristol Bay middle schoolers did something particularly adventurous with their summer vacations – they attended the Cape Peirce marine science and culture camp on the southwest tip of the Togiak National Wildlife Refuge. 

Alaska Department of Public Safety

More than twice as many felony sex offenses are reported per capita in western Alaska than in the rest of the state, according to the Alaska Department of Public Safety.

A Koliganek man allegedly punched several people Thursday night in a domestic violence situation. Victims say he threatened to kill them and to shoot troopers if they responded.

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Jason Johnson is the new superintendent for the Dillingham City School District. 

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its final scoping report August 31 for the proposed Pebble Mine’s environmental impact statement.

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Chignik River sockeye came in far below escapement this summer, and there were no commercial fishing openings targetting reds. On August 23, the governor declared it an economic emergency.

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