Isabelle Ross, KDLG - Dillingham
At this week's statewide Bristol Bay finfish meeting, the Board of Fisheries will decide on an action plan to address the struggling Nushagak king salmon run.
Alora Wassily, Trista Wassily and Harmony Larson had worked to change a local creek’s racist name since 2021 — long before federal officials did so.
Alaska's Board of Fish will consider 52 proposals to change Bristol Bay fisheries regulations at the end of the month. Comments on those proposals are due Nov. 14.
A total of $20,000 will go to Bristol Bay communities with high turnout in next week’s election.
On Halloween, Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Rep. Mary Peltola spent some time chatting with a room full of students dressed as butterflies, pirates, Minions and mimes.
Salmon was a hot topic in Wednesday night’s debate among candidates for Alaska’s sole U.S. House seat.
Christina Love, a senior specialist with the Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, shares some ways to recognize and address domestic violence.
Bill Hill is named Alaska’s Superintendent of the Year for his work in the district he graduated from 35 years ago
Hill grew up in Kokhanok, a village on Iliamna Lake. His family moved to Naknek in the Bristol Bay Borough when he was in high school.
Juneau-based writer Christy NaMee Eriksen, a self-described superfan of the fat bears in Katmai National Park, was hired by the Anchorage Daily News to cover Fat Bear Week.
Dillingham resident Mark Lisac started the drive after hearing news coverage on how the remnants of Typhoon Merbok affected people in coastal communities.
Bristol Bay’s sockeye runs are breaking records, but the fishery’s growth has left many locals behind
Over the past half-century there has been a dramatic shift in who fishes commercially in Bristol Bay, with local permit ownership declining sharply.
Dillingham’s housing shortage is acute, but it’s not unique. Across the country, people are struggling to find places they can afford to rent or buy.
John Casteel was medevaced to Anchorage with deep leg and arm wounds after he was mauled by a bear during a Friday hunting trip near Dillingham.
Last year, a Bristol Bay principal made an unusual bet with a student to help motivate him to graduate. The senior put in the work to get his diploma — and shave his principal’s head.
Fishermen aren’t the only ones hunting salmon in Bristol Bay. Last week, people spotted mysterious shapes in the freshwater lake about 20 miles inland from Dillingham.
Bristol Bay’s 2022 sockeye run is now the biggest on record: 69.7 million fish have returned this summer.
This year's base price is less than 2021, leaving fisherman disappointed as they wrestle with high inflation and gas prices.
Officials say lightning likely caused the Contact Creek fire, which is burning in an uninhabited area about 40 miles southeast of King Salmon, on Lake Brooks.
The EPA said mining the Pebble deposit would result in unacceptable loss of salmon habitat, both at the site and further downstream.