Business

Pipa Escalante/KUCB

A bankruptcy judge will decide tomorrow whether to approve the purchase of Peninsula Airways assets for $12.3 million.

SBA

The U.S. Small Business Administration regional administrator appluaded Bristol Bay economic leaders for their focus on nurturing local business and highlighted ways the federal agency could help entrepreneurs.

Ravn readying for Bristol Bay routes

Jan 18, 2018
Sam Gardner, KDLG

Bristol Bay's soon-to-be second offering for regular service to Anchorage is finishing work on terminals in Dillingham and King Salmon, and holding Thursday meet-and-greets with company execs (and the Dash-8 aircraft).

KDLG/ Avery Lill

Eggs and milk are among the products running low in Togiak stores that await bypass mail deliveries.

Who should sand, plow Bristol Bay borough businesses?

Dec 13, 2017
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King Salmon-based entrepreneur Bob Egli addressed the Bristol Bay borough assembly at its December 4 meeting, telling the members he would like the borough to eventually stop plowing and sanding local businesses for free.

photo courtesy of Ravn Alaska

Starting in February, Ravn will offer regular service between Dillingham, King Salmon and Anchorage.

Avery Lill/ KDLG

The Dillingham high school gym was packed Saturday with people there to buy and sell all kinds of art and hand crafts.

Local brailer bag business continues to grow

Nov 28, 2017
KDLG

Bristol Bay Brailer has doubled their orders over the past two years. “I think we knew it was going to take off, but didn’t think it was going to go this quickly,” said manager Diane Hill. “But it’s going well, it’s still manageable, and it’s a lot of fun!”

Ravn to Bristol Bay and Dutch Harbor?

Nov 24, 2017
Ravn Alaska

Airline considering adding some additional routes in Southwest Alaska, including Dillingham, King Salmon, and Dutch Harbor.

Utility coop for Dillingham-area customers will offer fewer packages but better rates for broadband internet provided by GCI. Gamers and binge watchers can go for the top end 100GB/mo now for $164.99.

KDLG

The Berkoskis, both educators, say they have other careers to focus on, but are still looking to sell the going concern to someone who will run it year-round.

Avery Lill/ KDLG

To reopen the quarry, which has been closed since 2000, Bristol Bay Native Corporation put in a new access road and sought out new customers for the rock.

Pipa Escalante/KUCB

The only air carrier for the Pribilof Islands is asking for financial support to keep its remote market afloat. PenAir has requested the U.S. Department of Transportation subsidize flights to St. Paul and St. George Islands, which are guaranteed Essential Air Service.

KDLG

Following months of problems, Peninsula Airways cancelling service in Portland and Denver as it restructures financially. CEO Danny Seybert pledges to refocus on Bristol Bay, Aleutians routes.

Avery Lill/ KDLG

Belleque Family Farm began selling "shares of the harvest" last week, a weekly subscription to their hydroponic greens.

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