Facing a roomful of frustrated customers, Danny Seybert says airline waiting on fifth Saab 2000 to come into service as a spare, which should alleviate some of the many mechanical delays. "I made a $27 million investment into aviation in Bristol Bay and the Aleutians. I have a commitment to aviation and I have a commitment to this community," he said.


Board president Pete Andrew had mostly good news to report to the members of the utility cooperative for the Dillingham area, reminding them that last spring the kilowatt rate was lowered for the first time. Incumbents Andrew, Chris Napoli, and newcomer Susie Jenkins Brito were elected to the board. 

PenAir works to integrate Saab 2000s

Mar 16, 2017
Chrissy Roes

Peninsula Airways is facing criticism from Bristol Bay customers due to continued delays along the Anchorage route. The company says it is still in the process of integrating their new fleet of Saab 2000s. 


The village of Quinhagak has not had a shipment of food in over two weeks due to a damaged runway, bad weather, and a change in air carriers.

KYUK staff

The marijuana business in Alaska is still young and in rural Western Alaska, untested. How state and federal regulations under President-elect Trump will co-exist is still to be seen.

Julianna Nicholson

Just days after its two year anniversary, owner Andrew Berkoski closed doors till the spring. He’s looking for a buyer to sell the business to, but says he’ll open either way come May.

Tide Table Coffee's Shanelle Fo imagined she'd see 10 cars a day when she opened this fall. But with hot sandwiches, espresso, and cold blended drinks, business is booming at Dillingham's newest coffee joint.

Avery Lill/ KDLG

Dillingham's Christian Youth Center had a soft opening today for their coffee shop.

Avery Lill/ KDLG

Unhampered by the cold or by the dark, Belleque Family Farm supplies fresh, locally grown greens to Dillingham City School District and AC Value Center.

Nushagak Cooperative ended Nancy Favors' contract as CEO Monday night "for reasons other than cause" and installed former CEO Mike Megli as interim effective Tuesday.


Cade Schlagel of Dillingham opened Bush Hoppers LLC in September, following in the footsteps of his father, grandfather, and great-grandfather before him.

Bethel Native Corporation opens Bethel's second liquor store

Sep 29, 2016
Dean Swope, KYUK

Bethel has another liquor store. At 11 a.m. Tuesday, Bethel Native Corporation opened Bethel Spirits on Front Street.

Longtime manager ousted from three village corporations

Aug 24, 2016

Fred Nishimura has been fired from Aleknagik, Ekwok, and New Stuyahok village corporations following accusations he embezzled tens of thousands of dollars.

New crane arrives in Port of Dillingham

Jul 14, 2016
Spencer Tordoff | KDLG

The new $1.5 million crane should be operational next week.


Offering $4.79 a gallon, the Bristol Bay Express filled tanks for more than 70 customers on its first day, and gas prices at the other two competitors dropped soon after.