“We’re still a team, we’re still working together, and they’re just resilient. They’re so resilient. And although that’s a lot of positives, they’ve just overcome that big challenge," said Coach Amanda Luiten.
Students and staff at the Bristol Bay Borough School have gone through a lot this year — from the trials of remote learning to attending class in fish processing facilities and churches. The school held its first classes in the building last week.
Some people believe the new emergency order doesn’t go far enough. The Dillingham City Council will vote tonight on whether to extend its declaration of emergency for the COVID-19 pandemic until September.
The state has forecasted a jump in commercial salmon harvests across most species this summer. Once again, Bristol Bay is projected to see a huge influx of sockeye. But there are still concerns about king salmon runs.