Isabelle Ross

Reporter/Host
Izzy Ross/KDLG

The person who tested positive was asymptomatic and had not recently traveled, according to BBAHC. The state epidemiology team is continuing to trace their recent contacts.

Izzy Ross/KDLG

BBAHC says Dillingham now has a total of three active COVID-19 cases among residents. The city said the two latest cases are unrelated to the case reported August 8.

 

Izzy Ross/KDLG

Guidelines for federal, state and local COVID-19 funding for people and organizations in Bristol Bay.

Brian Venua/KDLG

Polls opened today at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. tonight. Here are some tips on voter safety, what House Speaker Bryce Edgmon is considering this primary election, and a look at Independent candidate Al Gross. 

Alaska State Troopers, along with the state’s investigative units, served several search warrants and conducted multiple interviews before arresting Weedman

 

Izzy Ross/KDLG

There are only a couple of days left for early or absentee voting. Here's where to vote in person, and how to vote online or by mail in the August 18 primary. 

Izzy Ross/KDLG

Dillingham has extended a set of safety restrictions aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19. The city council passed the ordinances during two meetings last week.

 

 

 

Izzy Ross/KDLG

The individual recently traveled within the state, according to BBAHC, and they are currently in quarantine. The state public health team is continuing contact tracing.

Izzy Ross/KDLG

Information and deadlines for voting in the primary, local, and general elections this month and in the fall. The primary election is August 18. 

Izzy Ross/KDLG

For kids in Bristol Bay, summer is a time to explore, fish and hang out with friends. The pandemic has changed summer activities for everyone. But Dillingham’s annual culture camps went ahead — with a few adjustments, and a few unexpected benefits have come out of a tough situation. 

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released the final environmental review of the proposed Pebble Mine at the end of a big year for Bristol Bay sockeye. Some scientists say the health of the sockeye run depends on genetic diversity, and that one piece of that diversity would be especially vulnerable if the mine is built.  

Brian Venua/KDLG

In the penultimate episode of the season, we take a look at the beating heart of our show -- commercial fishing. We parse through updates on federal and state relief funding for fishermen, perspectives on the Naknek-Kvichak's huge year, and a final look at the market.

 

Sage Smiley/KDLG

 

North Pacific Seafoods was sued for false imprisonment and failing to pay the workers, among other charges. 

 

Sage Smiley/KDLG

A lull in returns today -- at 468,000 fish, the daily harvest bay-wide was about half what it was the day before. The total run is 55.9 million fish -- about half a million away from last year’s. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released the final environmental review for the proposed Pebble Mine.

 

 

Bernina Venua

 At 55.3 million fish, the bay’s total run so far this season is just a million shy of last year’s. While Nushagak’s catch is slowing to a trickle, the east side districts are still pumping out the fish; bay-wide harvest was almost 800,000 yesterday. We also have an update on Togiak’s extension.

Pages