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 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?
"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.
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.
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.