Isabelle Ross

Reporter/Host
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Kings in the Nushagak are late, and the Wood River sockeye run is not as early as it has been in recent years. Egegik’s harvest and escapement are a chunk below what they were at this time last year.

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On the day they were supposed to travel to Naknek, the results for three of the workers came back positive. All 150 of the workers were told they had to quarantine for an additional 11 days, the complaint alleges.

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Egegik’s run is slowly picking up steam, though effort is a little lower than normal. The Nushagak is coming along, but things are a bit languid there as well. The daily run summaries from Fish and Game are up and running, and we have the first stock composition numbers from Port Moller.

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The Nushagak has apportionment, and its run is picking up. The Wood River run is coming along. Down on the Alaska Peninsula, the early Chignik run is off to an extremely low start for the third June in a row. 

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Fish marketing experts are assessing how the rumors could affect Alaska salmon’s image in the world.

 

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Nushagak saw a big jump in its daily counts yesterday. The Wood River and Egegik towers started counting today. Kings are just starting to hit Dillingham beaches. Port Moller Test Fishery wasn’t out on the water, but they hope to get enough fish today to start running stock compositions.

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Activity is a bit slow across the bay, but that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to talk about. The Nushagak sonar crew started counting June 6, while the east side is still waiting for the run to pick up as counting towers and test fisheries start up this week.

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The two people in the Bristol Bay Borough tested negative in Seattle before chartering to Naknek, where they were in quarantine, while the newest case in the Lake and Peninsula Borough was a contact from an earlier case, according to the Camai Health Center. 

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Devin Andrew, 23, and Jamie Acovak, 31, died Thursday morning in the village, according to state troopers in Dillingham. The Alaska Bureau of Investigation is taking over the case.

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Dillingham joined communities around the state in protesting police violence and supporting the Black Lives Matter movement, holding a march on Saturday. 

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An evangelical Christian organization delivered a field hospital to the Bristol Bay Borough Monday. It’s a measure the state requested in case of an outbreak of COVID-19 in the community ahead of the fishing season. 

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BBAHC conducted a second round of testing in the Chignik region Wednesday, and a security contractor conducted vulnerability assessments in the Bristol Bay Borough and Dillingham. 

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The community meeting featured state and local health care providers, local leaders and tribal representatives.

 

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It's the final episode before the fishing season! Testing for COVID-19 is now available at the Dillingham harbor. We look at two cases over the past week, and we talk about reducing stress with two local healthcare providers. 

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Close contacts of the resident were tested by the Abbot ID Now rapid test machine. Those results are being sent to the state lab for confirmation.

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