APRN Pool Report


Chief gets snapshot of rural food prices at Dillingham Market

The president capped off his trip to Dillingham with a stop at the N&N Market, where he got a first-hand look at rural food prices in Alaska.

Obama learns to shake a tailfeather, Yup’ik style

At the Dillingham Middle School, President Obama was treated to a youth cultural dance performance. The gradeschool-aged children performed four Yup'ik dances.

In Dillingham, silver salmon earns spot in history as the fish that spawned on the president’s shoe

After about a 10-minute drive, the motorcade arrived at Kanakanak Beach. Rain was still falling on this very gray day, and Obama was in a black rain jacket, black pants and black hiking boots.The pool arrived to find Obama at the water's edge of the rocky beach, chatting with two local fisherwomen.