Isabelle Ross

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Alison Eskelin

Nushagak Cooperative's contentious hydroelectric project could lower high energy costs and tap into clean, renewable energy. But it would be built next to one of the region’s main salmon rivers in the nation’s largest state park. 

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The annual bazaar is a chance for local artists and craftsmen to display and sell their wares. 

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As the days grow darker and our thoughts turn to community and warmth, we take a look at Dillingham's Qaspeq Fashion Show last month, where people showed off their best and brightest. 

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Over 500 vendors exhibited at the 2019 Pacific Marine Expo in Seattle in late November. For commercial fishermen, processors and small businesses, it’s the place to be. 

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If ADF&G's 2020 sockeye forecast for Bristol Bay comes in as predicted, it would make next year another in a series of big returns. But some biologists caution that continued abundance could lead to a downturn.

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Candidate Gene Sanderson requested the recount after the borough's canvas of the absentee and question ballots put him only two votes behind incumbent Pete Caruso. 

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A star and planet in the constellation Cassiopeia are about to be named. A Dillingham woman is a semi-finalist to name the celestial bodies after the rivers where she grew up in Bristol Bay.

 

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Community members honored local residents who have served in the U.S. military during an annual Veterans Day celebration at the Dillingham High School.

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The Federal Subsistence Board voted Tuesday to pass a temporary special action reducing the bag limit for a herd that is vital to subsistence hunting in Southwest Alaska. 

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The Bristol Bay Regional Advisory Council  led a heated discussion about management of the Mulchatna herd at its meeting in Dillingham last week. It also voted to support four of five regional subsistence proposals and oppose one statewide proposal. 

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The Bristol Bay Borough's municipal election is Nov. 5, 2019. Absentee and early voting continues through Nov. 4. 

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Because of increased participation, the public health clinic ran out of the flu vaccine during its emergency preparedness drill in Dillingham.

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This is the 30th ministry project in Alaska built by the Samaritan’s Purse, an evangelical Christian relief organization based in the Lower 48 that leads construction projects in more than 100 countries. 

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People learning Yup’ik now have another way to practice. A new Yup’ik language app aims to help them develop their skills outside the classroom. The goal is to revitalize the language in Bristol Bay. 

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