Courtesy of Melvin Andrew

Minista died in early December in Anchorage at 66 years old. His friends and family say he was a kind and positive force in the community.  


"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.


Sean Whitley, 37, died early Sunday morning after being hit in the head, troopers say. High winds and blowing snow on Saturday prevented a medevac flight from reaching the community.

Justin Sharp

No injuries have been reported and no other buildings were damaged in the blaze. However, internet service has been down in portions of the village since Monday.


Isabelle Ross/KDLG

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. 


City of Manokotak implements fish tax

Jul 18, 2017

Manokotak implemented a fish tax this season as part of their annexation of Igushik.

State sets new timeline for annexation petitions

Aug 30, 2016

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.

Molly Dischner/KDLG News

A Manokotak man was at the heart of a change that provided more language assistance at polling places in 29 communities this week.

Manokotak students tour Dillingham

Apr 8, 2016
Hannah Colton

A program coordinated by the UAF Bristol Bay Campus got fifth and sixth graders from Manokotak thinking about their future plans while touring Dillingham on Friday.

Aleknagik hosts Southwest District science fair

May 6, 2015
Hannah Colton/KDLG

Two eighth graders from Manokotak took first and second place overall for their projects: "Space: the Quiet Frontier" and "Size Matters"

KDLG's Thea Card spoke with some of the kids in the recent Arctic Tern program and read their thank you notes.