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Last May, the Curyung Tribal Council passed a resolution to withdraw its membership from BBAHC. Now, tribal leaders are responding to concerns that a withdrawal would destabilize health care in the region.



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We cover what Bristol Bay needs to know about the coronavirus. And we take a look at the Curyung Tribe's concerns regarding healthcare in the region, and what it wants to change.

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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. 

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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.

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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

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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.  

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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. 

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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. 

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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.

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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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. 

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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.  

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. 

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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.

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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.