Isabelle Ross

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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.

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. 

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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In a major shift, the board voted to halve Kodiak's allocation of Chignik sockeye in Cape Igvak, shortened fishing time, and doubled the minimum harvest required to open fishing in the Igvak section.

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SAFE's Gregg Marxmiller discusses advocacy, what it means to be an advocate in the community and how to support people struggling with domestic violence

Courtesy of Birch Block

2019 was the hottest year on record for Bristol Bay. In rivers such as the Igushik, that heat resulted in tens of thousands of dead fish. 

Courtesy of USFWS

The moose hunt around Togiak opened today. Here's what hunters need to know. 

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It's been a cold start of the year in Bristol Bay — the wind pushed temperatures to -40 in some areas. But that subzero weather is on its way out. 

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S'prasdnikom! Along with Eastern Orthodox churches around the state, congregations around Bristol Bay celebrated Christmas on January 7, and with it the first day of slavii. 

Lydia Olympic

Sightings of a bear roaming on the outskirts of Naknek serve as a reminder to practice bear safety year-round – even in winter.

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Happy New Year! From education to erosion, fish to fires, Bristol Bay had a remarkable 2019. 

 

Courtesy of the Dillingham Wolverine Wrestling team

The wolverines wrestled hard on Saturday at the state championships in Anchorage. The girls' team won 10th overall and first out of the 2A schools, and the boys won fifth place overall and second out of the 2A schools.

Courtesy of Shannon Harvilla

The borough received a $225,000 Rasmuson grant toward the playground. Now it is scrambling to collect matching donations from the community before the end of the year. 

    

KDLG file photo

Fishermen participating in Alaska’s largest herring fishery have a huge quota to fill next year. But the primary customer isn't buying. 

The Environmental Protection Agency announced on December 5 that it is contributing $20.5 million to the state’s plan to improve drinking water and wastewater infrastructure in communities around Alaska. 

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