"Not only is fish important, but also big game such as caribou and moose. It’s our main diet throughout the year, so it’s very important” - Melvin Andrew, Tribal administrator for the Manokotak Village Council.
Dillingham had a strong showing at Saturday's regionals; the team will be sending 12 boys and three girls to the Wrestling State Championships. New Stuyahok and King Cove each qualified four athletes for state; Bristol Bay Borough qualified two; Manokotak, Newhalen and Sand Point are each sending one athlete.
Despite a delay to allow more time for the public to weigh in on a staff report and the comments its generated, competing petitions to annex parts of the Nushagak fishing district should be considered this fall.