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After a warm start to the winter, the recent bouts of cold weather and heavier snowfall have made for more favorable conditions. 

KDLG/Isabelle Ross

On By the Bay, KDLG talked to Dr. Cathy Hyndman about how people can get tested for sexually transmitted infections in Bristol Bay, why they should get tested, and why there is so much stigma around STIs. 

Bristol Bay Native Corporation/Blue North Fisheries

The Bristol Bay Native Corporation acquired two giants of the state’s Pacific cod fishery last September. It created a subsidiary, Bristol Bay Seafood Investments, to manage those harvesters. Now, that subsidiary has new leadership.

KDLG/Isabelle Ross

It's Valentine's Day! We hear about the SWR school district's Yup'ik value of the month, get an update on Pebble's federal permitting process, and talk about hunting conditions for moose around Togiak after the season there was extended.

Student stories: Igiugig's storytelling workshop

Feb 11, 2020
Myron Longview

In his review of a recent storytelling workshop in Igiugig, an eighth grader reflects on what he learned about the art of storytelling, and why it's important.

Sean Whitley, 37, died early Sunday morning after being hit in the head, troopers say. High winds and blowing snow on Saturday prevented a medevac flight from reaching the community.

Martha Anelon

Almost 100 REAL ID's and over 20 road tests for permits were issued in New Stuyahok, despite a few bumps. Two more locations have been announced for March and April.

KDLG/Isabelle Ross

On the show this week: an update on the flooding in Newhalen, a look at Pebble's compensatory mitigation plan, Nushagak Peninsula lichens and more. 

Former Togiak resident Ronald Oertwich is suing the city and former mayor Teodoro Pauk over his imprisonment in 2017.

USFWS/Andy Aderman

Lichens are a critical food source for the caribou herd that lives on the Nushagak PeninsulaBut as the caribou thrive, they are depleting the photosynthetic composites they depend on.  

KDLG/Isabelle Ross

2020 will be a big year for Dillingham, as a bunch of projects are set to launch this spring. Tod Larson stopped by for the Manager’s Corner to talk about what residents can expect going into construction season. 

Catherine Rohlman

According to the city, an ice jam at the bottom of the Newhalen River caused water to flow over the banks of the river near the lower village. 

KDLG/Isabelle Ross

Dschaak said he sees the marijuana industry as a business like any other, and will approach issues like on-site consumption on a case-by-case basis.

KDLG/Isabelle Ross

KDLG hosts Izzy Ross and Tyler Thompson are trying something new this week a round up of the week's stories and interviews from around Bristol Bay.

KDLG/Isabelle Ross

Katmai National Park will implement a permitting process for visitors who want to access the Brooks River Corridor. The park is also looking into electric bikes and extending parking hours in Lake Camp.

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