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Courtesy of Birch Block

2019 was the hottest year on record for Bristol Bay. In rivers such as the Igushik, that heat resulted in tens of thousands of dead fish. 

Mario Cruz

Starting January 13, residents of New Stuyahok, Manokotak, Ekwok and Koliganek will have at least three days to apply for their driver's license and Real IDs in person. 

 

Courtesy of USFWS

The moose hunt around Togiak opened today. Here's what hunters need to know. 

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It's been a cold start of the year in Bristol Bay — the wind pushed temperatures to -40 in some areas. But that subzero weather is on its way out. 

Isabelle Ross/KDLG

S'prasdnikom! Along with Eastern Orthodox churches around the state, congregations around Bristol Bay celebrated Christmas on January 7, and with it the first day of slavii. 

Credit Courtesy of the City of Aleknagik

After months of discussion surrounding public safety in Aleknagik following a break in, the city council held a meeting at the end of the year about residents' concerns.

 

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The city council will select a candidate to fill the vacant seat until the municipal elections in October 2020.

Lydia Olympic

Sightings of a bear roaming on the outskirts of Naknek serve as a reminder to practice bear safety year-round – even in winter.

Isabelle Ross/KDLG

Happy New Year! From education to erosion, fish to fires, Bristol Bay had a remarkable 2019. 

 

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Courtesy of the Dillingham Wolverine Wrestling team

The wolverines wrestled hard on Saturday at the state championships in Anchorage. The girls' team won 10th overall and first out of the 2A schools, and the boys won fifth place overall and second out of the 2A schools.

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This year, our Christmas Day schedule is FULL of merriment and cheer!  Let KDLG provide the soundtrack to your Christmas Day celebrations.

Courtesy of Shannon Harvilla

The borough received a $225,000 Rasmuson grant toward the playground. Now it is scrambling to collect matching donations from the community before the end of the year. 

    

International Astronomical Association

Around 900 names were submitted for the contest and a little over 2,600 votes were cast. Nushagak and Mulchatna received just over 25% of the votes, edging into first place.

The state of Alaska has requested a warrant for the arrest of Dillingham resident Andrew Olsen, according to a Dillingham police report.

Olsen, 31, could face a felony charge for assault in the second degree after allegedly attacking someone Saturday. Dillingham police were contacted by Kanakanak hospital about the incident.

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