Tyler Thompson, KDLG - Dillingham
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.
The state has designated fishing as "critical infrastructure" — including sport fishing. But travel mandates could make trips to fishing destinations an upstream battle for people trying to come in from out of state.
The port’s value increased by $41 million, from $154 to $196 million, in commercial fishery landings between 2017 and 2018. In last year’s report, Naknek ranked third.
In a complaint filed by his attorney, Oertwich alleges that he was held in a cell at the Togiak jail for six days and was not given insulin, which he required for a medical condition.
This will be the first time Katmai would require permits to access the bear-viewing corridor.
In the Bristol Bay community of Aleknagik, a VPSO position has remained vacant for years. One hurdle? A lack of available housing.
Around 900 names were submitted for the contest and a little over 2,600 votes were cast. Nushagak and Mulchatna received 25.7% of the votes, just edging out Yellowstone and Old Faithful at 25.3%.
An Anchorage-based consulting firm tested five of six contaminated wells south of the Dillingham airport — it's now moving forward on the next phase of a potential long-term solution.
Chignik Lagoon, July 10, 2019. (Photo by Alex Hager/KDLG) Over the summer, drought and damages to Chignik Lagoon’s water distribution system left the village without drinkable water. The...
There is a new tool aimed at making critiques of the Pebble Project’s draft environmental review more accessible.
Former KDLG reporter Sage Smiley is speaking out about indecent and illegal behavior by a host she was staying with over the summer to cover the Bristol Bay fishery.
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