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Martha Anelon

Almost 100 REAL ID's and over 20 road tests for permits were issued in New Stuyahok, despite a few bumps. Two more locations have been announced for March and April.

KDLG/Isabelle Ross

On the show this week: an update on the flooding in Newhalen, a look at Pebble's compensatory mitigation plan, Nushagak Peninsula lichens and more. 

Former Togiak resident Ronald Oertwich is suing the city and former mayor Teodoro Pauk over his imprisonment in 2017.

USFWS/Andy Aderman

Lichens are a critical food source for the caribou herd that lives on the Nushagak PeninsulaBut as the caribou thrive, they are depleting the photosynthetic composites they depend on.  

KDLG/Isabelle Ross

2020 will be a big year for Dillingham, as a bunch of projects are set to launch this spring. Tod Larson stopped by for the Manager’s Corner to talk about what residents can expect going into construction season. 

Catherine Rohlman

According to the city, an ice jam at the bottom of the Newhalen River caused water to flow over the banks of the river near the lower village. 

KDLG/Isabelle Ross

Dschaak said he sees the marijuana industry as a business like any other, and will approach issues like on-site consumption on a case-by-case basis.

KDLG/Isabelle Ross

KDLG hosts Izzy Ross and Tyler Thompson are trying something new this week a round up of the week's stories and interviews from around Bristol Bay.

KDLG/Isabelle Ross

Katmai National Park will implement a permitting process for visitors who want to access the Brooks River Corridor. The park is also looking into electric bikes and extending parking hours in Lake Camp.

Kevin Tennyson

Teams from around Bristol Bay and as far away as the Fairbanks area tipped off at the RAVN basketball invite last weekend. 

Isabelle Ross/KDLG

The veto will cost municipalities in Bristol Bay hundreds of thousands of dollars. Ahead of the vote on January 24, House Speaker Bryce Edgmon expressed hope that it would pass at a Dillingham city council and school board meeting.

Straley was arrested in 2018 at the Anchorage International Airport for attempting to bring $55,000 of methamphetamine to Dillingham.

USFWS

The action closes hunting of Mulchatna caribou for the rest of the season. It is the latest in a series of conservation measures taken, after surveys last summer showed a sharp decline in the Mulchatna herd's population. 

Tyler Thompson

The Bristol Bay Native Association's re-entry program aims to help people formerly in prison reintegrate themselves into the community. The program is looking to expand its services in 2020.

Courtesy of the Rasmuson Foundation

The Rasmuson Foundation is holding an interactive workshop in Dillingham, focused on helping artists learn about the foundation’s Individual Artist Awards program.

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