Isabelle Ross, KDLG - Dillingham
‘Back to the Future’: Sustainability Summit keynote centers traditional knowledge as a way forward
Bristol Bay Sustainability Summit keynote speaker Igiugig Village Council President AlexAnna Salmon made her vision of the region's future clear.
Pedro Bay deal blocked Pebble before EPA’s veto, but still protects salmon habitat
Late last year, the Pedro Bay Corporation closed a $20 million deal that blocked the Pebble Limited Partnership’s proposed transport route.
Board of Fish limits sockeye fishing to conserve Nushagak kings
The Board of Fisheries has approved an action plan to help conserve the Nushagak River’s sharply declined king salmon runs.
A month after the EPA’s decision against Pebble, another mining company wants to explore nearby
Washington-based Stuy Mines has applied for a hardrock exploration permit along Kaskanak Creek, southwest of the Pebble deposit.
1 dead, 1 critically hurt in snowmachine crash near Port Alsworth
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.
Eggs are scarce, but Bristol Bay baker rises to the challenge for Valentine’s Day
One solution: chickpea water.
Dunleavy says he will sue over EPA’s veto of Pebble Mine
Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy says he’s going to pursue legal action against the Environmental Protection Agency’s veto of the Pebble Mine.
EPA stops Alaska’s Pebble mine with rarely used power
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.
Bristol Bay braces for EPA’s final decision on the proposed Pebble mine
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.
BBNC offers free online Yup’ik, Alutiiq and Dena’ina classes
The Bristol Bay Native Corporation is offering free Dena'ina and Yugtun, or Yup'ik, online language classes through early February.
Alaska’s former House speaker Rep. Bryce Edgmon on current disorganization: ‘We just don’t know’
Former state House speaker Rep. Bryce Edgmon said this will be the third legislative cycle the House begins without an organized majority.
GCI service restored after Sunday outage affected 911 calls across Alaska
Police in Anchorage, Palmer and Soldotna said that the outage had prevented GCI and Verizon customers from directly calling 911.
‘The most extreme of all the extremes’: What’s behind Bristol Bay’s record-breaking fire season
Last year was Bristol Bay's largest wildfire season on record, as fires in the region trend larger and more numerous amid a warming climate.
Bird flu in Washington cracks Alaska’s egg supply chain
Alaskans are posting photos on social media of empty shelves and trying to crowdsource where they can buy eggs. Meanwhile, prices are spiking.
Alaska Airlines’ Dillingham flights resume after de-icing gear repairs
Alaska Airlines’ Dillingham route is back on track after it canceled flights on Monday and Tuesday due to broken de-icing equipment.
After fighting for their place on the mat, Bristol Bay girls are winning wrestling titles
Eighteen-year-old team captain Kiley Clouse has become Dillingham’s first statewide girls wrestling champion. And Aileen Lester of Newhalen has won her third state title.
Board of Fisheries delays decision on how to manage faltering Nushagak king salmon runs
The board voted unanimously to postpone action on three proposals to modify the longstanding Nushagak king salmon management plan.
Board of Fisheries to consider 15 options to protect Bristol Bay’s Nushagak king salmon runs
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.
‘We felt accomplished’: Dillingham students celebrate name change for local creek
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.