Isabelle Ross, KDLG - Dillingham
Alaska Native people in Bristol Bay have harvested walrus at Qayassiq for thousands of years. But they weren’t always able to hunt there.
Commercial drift gillnet boats must measure 32 feet or less to fish in the bay. And the fleet got a finger-wagging from the Alaska Wildlife Troopers earlier this year.
Troopers say 53-year-old Marc Jackson walked away from his camp sometime overnight Wednesday, and was found suffering from hypothermia.
USDA to buy almost $120M of Alaska sockeye and Pacific groundfish, with nudge from congressional delegation
It’s a win for the state’s marketing branch. But the purchase won’t totally clear out the storehouses and shelves.
Pebble spokesperson Mike Heatwole said the announcement shows the company’s appeal holds water.
Alaska Airlines had canceled 37 flights as of 11 a.m. on Friday, bringing total cancellations for the airline to over 90 since Wednesday.
Togiak is Alaska’s largest herring fishery. But as the market for roe has shrunk, the remote fishery has become financially unfeasible.
Bristol Bay Sustainability Summit keynote speaker Igiugig Village Council President AlexAnna Salmon made her vision of the region's future clear.
Late last year, the Pedro Bay Corporation closed a $20 million deal that blocked the Pebble Limited Partnership’s proposed transport route.
The Board of Fisheries has approved an action plan to help conserve the Nushagak River’s sharply declined king salmon runs.
Washington-based Stuy Mines has applied for a hardrock exploration permit along Kaskanak Creek, southwest of the Pebble deposit.
A Sunday snowmachine crash near Port Alsworth left one person dead and another in critical condition, according to Alaska State Troopers.
Rural Alaskans will be disproportionately affected by abortion pill lawsuit, say doctors and advocates
Abortion is legal in Alaska, but doctors and advocates say it is not equitable or accessible because of the state’s geography and large rural population.
One solution: chickpea water.
Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy says he’s going to pursue legal action against the Environmental Protection Agency’s veto of the Pebble Mine.
The decision caps a decades-long battle over a region that is home to both the world’s largest wild salmon run and one of the world’s largest deposits of copper and gold.
If the EPA finalizes a ban on mining activities at the site of the proposed Pebble Mine at the end of the month, it would effectively kill the mine.
The Bristol Bay Native Corporation is offering free Dena'ina and Yugtun, or Yup'ik, online language classes through early February.
Former state House speaker Rep. Bryce Edgmon said this will be the third legislative cycle the House begins without an organized majority.