Togiak

Bristol Bay celebrates 2019 graduates

May 21, 2019
Tyler Thompson / KDLG Radio

 

Students around Bristol Bay are about to start summer vacation. For seniors, it’s a significant time of year. They have celebrated prom and taken their finals. Now, they are graduating. Dillingham congratulated the 37 seniors Friday.

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The Traditional Council of Togiak is on its way to setting up a grassroots prevention plan to increase mental health awareness in the community. It will receive $35,000 in federal funding.

Law enforcement have been looking for Jaron V. Wassillie, 23,  for allegedly committing two burglaries.

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On Thursday, Tribal Police Officers seized $32,000 of alcohol before it was smuggled into the dry village. Seven gallons were concealed in apple juice containers. 

New power plant will keep lights on in Togiak

Aug 7, 2018
Austin Fast / KDLG

Processing salmon comes to a standstill in Togiak as regular blackouts hit the small village, but there is a solution on the horizon.

Togiak National Wildlife Refuge

An artist from Los Angeles recently spent a week in Togiak to learn how people have lived off the land and thrived in the region. She also enlisted village kids to help her paint a colorful mural. 

Austin Fast / KDLG

As social and environmental changes increasingly threaten those who practice subsistence in Bristol Bay, a new project seeks to preserve the knowledge and voices of Alaska Native women.

Togiak restricts hours to conserve kings

Jun 18, 2018
Hannah Colton / KDLG

Togiak has the smallest and latest salmon run of Bristol Bay's five districts, but it’s already been open for commercial fishing per its regular weekly schedule since June 1.

via flickr Alaska Region U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

This summer a clean-up effort in Togiak National Wildlife Refuge removed more than a ton of junk from the area.

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Two diesel projects in the Bristol Bay area were announced in a White House release in early September.

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report June 11, 2015

Jun 11, 2015
Courtesy Adrienne Christensen

Tonight we check-in on what's happening over on the east side, and get an update on the Bristol Bay halibut fishery.

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report June 10, 2015

Jun 10, 2015
Molly Dischner/KDLG

Tonight we hear BBEDC  President/CEO Norm Van Vactor's outlook for Bristol Bay fisheries and check out what's happening in Togiak.

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A woman from Togiak is facing drug charges for allegedly smoking oxycodone at the Kanakanak Hospital in Dillingham. Last Thursday afternoon the Dillingham Police Department was asked to investigate a report that a pregnant woman and another woman, who had just given birth, were smoking oxycodone in the delivery/OB room at the Kanakanak Hospital.

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Normally the sockeye fishery in the Togiak District would be winding down about now. But as KDLG’s Mike Mason reports… the sockeye run continues to show up with some strength.

5 Driftnet Vessels Seized in Togiak

Jul 23, 2014

A handful of commercial fishermen from Togiak have been accused of fishing illegally outside of the Togiak Commercial Fishing District. Last week the Alaska State Troopers served 4 search warrants in Togiak that resulted in the seizure of 4 driftnet vessels that the Troopers allege fished illegally from 1 to 2 miles outside of the Togiak District.

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