Brian Venua, KDLG - Dillingham
The plane’s pilot and passengers reported no injuries in the Monday collision, but the helicopter’s pilot was injured.
Marketing agencies are working to sell frozen fish from some 60 million sockeye salmon harvested in Bristol Bay last year.
It’s the first time the early sockeye run has met its minimum escapement since it collapsed in 2018.
The journey commemorates an iconic period in the fishery’s history, says the director of the Bristol Bay Historical Society Museum.
Manokotak resident Mike Minista died of COVID-19 complications at the age of 66 in Anchorage in early December
Tribal leaders are worried that the hunting restrictions could threaten food security.
ADF&G has sold just a quarter of the number of nonresident hunting licenses it usually sells.
USFWS is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information about the illegal killing of walruses in the Bristol Bay region.
The restrictions are a stark reversal from last season, when managers liberalized hunting on the peninsula.