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Courtesy of the Bristol Bay Regional Career and Technical Education program

The Bristol Bay Regional Career and Techincal Education program has achieved regional status with the addition of the Dillingham School District. Regional benefits will give the program access to more funding and courses.

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Beaver Round Up! On the shores of the Nushagak... we all know and love the song. From sled dog races to piles of pelts, learn about what Beaver Round Up used to be like and how it's changed on this edition of By the Bay. 

Molly Dischner/KDLG

The port’s value increased by more than $40 million, from $154 to $195 million, in commercial fishery landings between 2017 and 2018. In last year’s report, Naknek ranked third.

KDLG/Isabelle Ross

Offsetting a project’s potential impacts to wetlands usually means restoring or protecting wetlands that serve the same purpose as those being altered or destroyed by development. Pebble is proposing to offset its impacts by repairing sewer systems in three communities near the site.

Amanda Luiten

Fifth graders Kahlen Savo, Jake Neketa and sixth grader Hailey Williams travelled to Anchorage to comepete in the Junior Native Youth Olympics. 

Amanda Luiten

On the show this week, we go to a meeting BBAHC held on healthcare in the area. We talk through Nushagak Cooperative's price hike. And we hear from a few young athletes who competed in the Junior Native Youth Olympics in Anchorage

KDLG/Isabelle Ross

The Curyung Tribal Council is currently in mediation with BBAHC over its withdrawal from the corporation. At a public meeting Tuesday, concerns ranged from patient care to the corporation's management.  

KDLG/Hannah Colton

McDowell Group, city officials and PND Engineers are making the final round of meetings to complete the Dillingham Waterfront Strategic Plan. 

 

KDLG/Isabelle Ross

The price hike will cover an increase in power consumption and costs, due to the Cooperative’s power plant upgrade in 2018.

 

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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.

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