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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.