Mike Mason, KDLG - Dillingham

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Mike Mason is a reporter at KDLG in Dillingham.

IPHC Offering Reward for Lost Equipment

The International Pacific Halibut Commission is offering a reward for a couple of pieces of scientific equipment that have been lost in waters off Alaska.

New Tool Promotes Alaska-Specific Science Education

Educators in Alaska now have a new tool available to teach science with a specific focus on Alaska.

Bristol Bay Sockeye Season Comes to an End

The Bristol Bay Sockeye fishing season is over and it was not a year to make the fleet very happy. Still, the price was not bad, considering the market, and the ultimate strength of the runs were also not bad.

Alaska Native Corporation Closes Newspaper Operations

The Alaska Native Corporation that owns several newspapers that serve rural Alaska announced last week that those newspapers will cease operations sometime in August.

Discovery Channel Searches for Alaska Sea Monster

A new Discovery Channel program that is scheduled to premier tonight will apparently include video footage that some claim is a sea-monster. Reportedly the footage was shot in Bristol Bay.

Discovery Channel Searches for Alaska Sea Monster

A new Discovery Channel program that is scheduled to premier tonight will apparently include video footage that some claim is a sea-monster. Reportedly the footage was shot in Bristol Bay.

Alaska Begins Training for Broadband Internet Expansion

The state of Alaska is preparing for the expansion of broadband internet to much of rural Alaska by starting a new training program to get technicians ready to maintain personal computers and networks in the remote villages of Alaska.

State Encouraging Alaskans to Fill Seafood Processing Jobs

The State of Alaska is stepping up efforts to encourage Alaskans to apply for the hundreds of open seafood processing jobs spread out across the state.

King Salmon Escapement Lags Behind Schedule

King salmon escapement to the Nushagak River continues to lag behind schedule and it looks unlikely that there will be any directed commercial openers targeting those kings this month.

Port Moller Test Fishery to Receive Boost

The effort by a handful of organizations to provide more and better information to the commercial fishing fleets, processors, and other stakeholders in Bristol Bay should get a boost in the next few days as the Port Moller Test Fishery gets ramped up.

Port Moller Test Fishery to Start on Friday

Late this week a fishing vessel begins sampling the fish headed into Bristol Bay past Port Moller.

Devastation in Japan Prompts Support from Alaska Seafood Industry

The devastation in Japan from the massive earthquake and tsunami back in March has prompted a large outpouring of support from the seafood industry in Alaska.