Isabelle Ross, KDLG - 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.
Sparks escaped from a burn barrel on the island and ignited the fire.
One of the men was caught on a livestream camera wading into Brooks Falls and taking a selfie in front of the bears.
With a ski plane and a plywood gurney, friends rescue Dillingham man badly injured in snowmachine crash
A Dillingham man needed help after crashing his snowmachine into a creek bed. From the messages his friends and family were getting, he seemed to be in rough shape.
The Brooks Camp at Katmai National Park and Preserve will operate at 100% capacity this season for the first time since the pandemic began.
Togiak basketball team travels 70 miles by snowmachine to its first competition since the pandemic began
With no planes flying, 10 students, coaches and chaperones snowmachined across frozen tundra, streams and lakes to the tournament.
Chignik fishermen are finally expecting federal relief funds to start coming in. But that assistance may be too late.
The Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday that it intends to revise a proposed determination under the Clean Water Act that could permanently block development of the Pebble deposit, upstream from Bristol Bay.
The jet was carrying 74 passengers and four crew members. The airline said no one was injured.
Slavii is a Russian Orthodox tradition in what’s now Ukraine, but it has a long history in communities around the state, including Bristol Bay.
Laine Welch served as host of Alaska Fish Radio for more than three decades, bringing news and perspectives on the fishing industry to listeners around the state.
"He saved everything on the snowmachine, and went up, built a fire, dried off his clothes and changed into dry clothes," said one searcher about Andrew Wyagon. "Amazingly, he had a space blanket that helped keep all the chill off all night. Sitting in space blankets works wonders.”
When Tracen Wassily got the assignment to create something new based on the “Epic of Gilgamesh," he went right to work.
Trident founder Chuck Bundrant remembered as industry risk-taker who emphasized personal connections
Chunk Bundrant started out as a deckhand on an Alaska crabbing boat in the 1960s and went on to become one of the most influential seafood executives in the world.