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Avery Lill/KDLG

PenAir and Ravn Alaska reduced their flights to Dillingham and King Salmon after PenAir became a part of Ravn Air Group at the end of December. Due to a glitch in a third-party computer system, many people were not notified that their flights were cancelled as a result of the schedule change, stranding them in Anchorage for days at a time.

Isabelle Ross/KDLG

BBNC has agreed to acquire an ecological consulting firm based in Jacksonville, Fla. by the end of the month.

Pipa Escalante/KUCB

The air carrier that long served as Bristol Bay and the Aleutian-Pribilof regions' primary service to Anchorage is now a part of Ravn Air Group.

John Ryan/KUCB

Community leaders say they have found a short-term solution to a snag they feared could have disrupted their flight service to Anchorage until February.

John Ryan/KUCB

A remote community in the Pribilof Islands is concerned that it may lose air service until February due to a hitch in the plan as the company that owns Ravn Air Group finalizes its purchase of PenAir.

Avery Lill/KDLG

Bristol Bay Brailer was among 450 exhibitors at the Pacific Marine Expo in Seattle. The Naknek-based business is in its third year, and it has grown substantially.

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.

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