Tyler Thompson, KDLG - Dillingham
The otter was spotted in the harbor in Dillingham. When ADF&G captured the otter, it was covered in porcupine quills which is abnormal. Three cases of rabies were reported in Dillingham foxes this spring.
The beach acts as natural infrastructure for the fishery. But the rapidly eroding coastline takes away a top layer of gravel. That causes weight issues for the trucks delivering large catches to the processor about a mile away.
Researchers from the University of Alaska Fairbanks will travel to Dillingham this week to continue erosion research in Bristol Bay’s coastal communities.
Alora Wassily, Trista Wassily and Harmony Larson were learning about the history of colonization in social studies class in Dillingham. They visited with the Curyung Tribe and learned the story of “The Seven Sisters.” Then, they decided to try to change the name of a road.
New report: Value of Bristol Bay subsistence salmon would cost Alaska families $5 to $10 million to replace
It would cost Alaska families $5 to $10 million to replace the value of subsistence-caught Bristol Bay salmon in their diets.
Dillingham Police and Alaska State Troopers were involved in a shooting with an individual in Dillingham Thursday afternoon. The individual was brought into custody at 5:30 p.m. The scene is under investigation.
Brucellosis can be lethal to caribou and can also lead to miscarriages.
Angasan was the chairman of the Alaska Peninsula Corporation. He was also a founding member, and he served on the board for more than 42 years.
Conservationists are raising concerns about adding yet another stressor to an already endangered whale population — the proposed Pebble Mine.
A park ranger who oversaw the contest said the bear is the biggest he's seen in the park.
A rare sighting of a bull musk ox has been caught on camera.
Critics say that the environmental impact statement was flawed.
Alaska's congressional delegation pushed for the changes.
The Army Corps of Engineers plans to release its final environmental review for the proposed Pebble Mine later this summer. Last month, the Corps changed which transportation corridor it recommends. The route cuts through land owned by several Bristol Bay entities that refuse to grant Pebble access to their properties.
The Coast Guard will have a larger law enforcement presence in the bay this year. They will also practice social distancing and other protective measures while conducting vessel exmaniations.
Murkowski said that the PPP loans don't adequately cover seasonal businesses like fisheries.
Two individuals tested positive at Camai Health Center’s walk-up clinic, according to the health center’s announcement on May 29. These two will not be recorded as positive cases in the Bristol Bay Borough, because, the state said, "they are not local residents."
It will be the first commercial service to the region in months following RavnAir's abrupt bankruptcy.