The Small Business Administration answers the community's questions about who is eligible for federal assistance and how to apply. Applications for the second draw of PPP loans are open until March 31.
Elders, essential workers, and high-risk candidates received the COVID-19 vaccine Thursday, and Dillingham's next clinic will take place in February. There will also be vaccination clinics in communities around the region in the coming weeks.
One of the largest seafood companies in the world has sold Peter Pan Seafoods to three buyers. The sale comes after years of struggle for the seafood processor, which has a big footprint in Alaska. But the new owners are optimistic.
Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation will host a COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Thursday at the Dillingham High School gym. People 65 and older, essential workers, and high risk candidates can get vaccinated.
People in the Eastern Orthodox Church marked the start of Christmas last week with slavii — a beautiful holiday with deep roots in communities around the state. Celebrations look a little different this year, since travel and social gatherings are limited. So people in Bristol Bay are finding different ways to connect and celebrate.
The health corporation said “some” of the cases are suspected community spread, which means that the source of infection is unknown. Others are close contacts of a person who had previously tested positive for the coronavirus.
For residents of Togiak and other communities in the region, the hunt is a welcome opportunity to harvest a key source of wild meat. For game managers, it's a chance to curtail the booming moose population.