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Thirty students were recognized at the UAF Bristol Bay Campus's 33rd commencement ceremony Saturday. Their stories reflect the possibilities of education in rural communities. 


Last month, six commercial fishermen filed a lawsuit against the regional seafood association in Bristol Bay to which they belong. The lawsuit, funded by the Pebble Limited Partnership, challenges more than $250,000 in funds the association had spent on groups that oppose the Pebble Mine. Now, the Dunleavy administration has added its voice to the dispute. 

The child was transported to Anchorage for medical care and is reported to be in stable condition.

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The March for Science took place over the weekend. People gathered for the third year to raise awareness of science on a local and global level. But what impact do such events have in small communities? 

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Heading out on the water? Going on a hike? Gabe Dunham with Alaska Sea Grants came by to talk about a few survival kits and tips to make for safer exploring this spring and summer

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the public comment period on its draft environmental review of the proposed Pebble Mine. The final day to submit comments is now July 1.

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"I have the best job in the world," said Dillingham's Brandon Smith. He was recently named music director of the year for schools in western Alaska, and he is planning on continuing the school’s music program at full speed in the fall.

Russell Nelson

According to ADF&G, the hefty purse seine harvest is due to a recent change in gear type allocation. That change shifted an additional 10 percent of the quota to the purse seine fleet.

Robyn Chaney

Athletes from the Dillingham, Lake and Peninsula, and Southwest Region school districts placed at this year's tournament. Congratulations to all the athletes who competed!

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Murkowski wrote that the extension is needed “given the length and complexity” of the corps’ environmental impact statement for the mine proposal. The current comment period ends May 30.

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Brune's confirmation comes after a series of tense hearings marked by significant testimony against his nomination. Opposition centered on his previous work tied to the proposed Pebble Mine.

Dane Hodgdon, 33, allegedly broke into the liquor store three times, according to Dillingham police, who arrested Hodgdon and Kyle Coombs, 30, on April 22. Coombs was allegedly involved in the third break-in. 

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In an agreement announced April 16, Bristol Alliance Fuels will operate Delta Western's fuel terminals and tank farms in Bristol Bay. A BAF official doesn't expect the new arrangement to directly impact fuel prices.

Tim Sands

ADF&G staff spotted herring in the eastern half of the Togiak district during a survey conducted April 16. The sac roe fishery opened that same day.

Eric Hanson

Three schools sent athletes to Dillingham last weekend to compete in the two-day tournament. As a team, Dillingham came out with the most team points, followed by Manokotak, Bristol Bay and Koliganek.