Bristol Bay’s 2019 salmon run wasn’t record-breaking. But new numbers released by the state show the season was still astounding; the preliminary exvessel price is the highest in the fishery's history.
Special Education teacher Ben Griese has begun his 11th year at Chief Ivan Blunka School. Last year, he integrated a disability awareness week and helped a non-verbal student give a speech at the school's graduation ceremony.
Invasive plants have been sprouting across Dillingham, and that could threaten its ecosystem. KDLG sat down with an environmentalist who discovered one alarming species to discuss the plants, and how spread can be avoided in the future.
The Levelock Fire has spread south into the tundra. But responders are securing control lines around the village and airport. Residents should expect smoky conditions until they receive substantial rainfall.
The fire was reported Sunday night about seven miles from King Salmon. It was burning up to 25 acres with moderate activity yesterday. Because of its proximity to King Salmon and Naknek, the fire is under "full suppression" status.