Bristol Bay drifter named 'Fisherman of the Year'

Nov 24th 3:04 pm By Dave Bedinger, KDLG

Fishermen show their skills at Pacific Marine Expo.


Statewide Stories

Opinion: Net neutrality is vitally important to Internet users in Alaska

November 24th 2:13 pm

Today alone, I have probably visited 50-plus sites and used a dozen searches to put out this newspaper with some degree of accuracy. And every site I visited, every search I completed, and every rabbit hole I got sucked into in that process occurred without [...]

'Graybeards and greenhorns' welcome

November 24th 2:07 pm

As Alaska fishing population ages, Young Fishermen's Summit aims to recruit The biggest-year classes of Alaska fishermen are phasing out of the business and fewer young cohorts are recruiting in. The Alaska Young Fishermen's Summit has convened over a decade [...]

Opinion: Now, more than ever, we need to remember feelings of gratitude

November 17th 4:00 pm

It's almost Thanksgiving, which, next to Halloween, is my favorite holiday. It's hard to rival the imaginative fun of Halloween, not to mention the facepaint. But a holiday all about being thankful? And food? What's not to love? It's pretty easy to be [...]

Opinion: State embarks on turning over public schools to tribes

November 17th 4:00 pm

State education officials plan to enter into negotiations for compacts with Alaska tribes to take over rural schools. The idea grew out of the Alaska's Education Challenge reform initiative that brought together 100 education stakeholders to work over the [...]

AC stores now have signs in Yup'ik, Inupiaq and Gwich'in

November 10th 2:48 pm

Alaska Commercial Co. works for language preservation

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'Graybeards and greenhorns' welcome

November 24th 2:07 pm

As Alaska fishing population ages, Young Fishermen's Summit aims to recruit The biggest-year classes of Alaska fishermen are phasing out of the business and fewer young cohorts are recruiting in. The Alaska Young Fishermen's Summit has convened over a decade [...]

Opinion: Net neutrality is vitally important to Internet users in Alaska

November 24th 2:13 pm

Today alone, I have probably visited 50-plus sites and used a dozen searches to put out this newspaper with some degree of accuracy. And every site I visited, every search I completed, and every rabbit hole I got sucked into in that process occurred without [...]

Opinion: Now, more than ever, we need to remember feelings of gratitude

November 17th 4:00 pm

It's almost Thanksgiving, which, next to Halloween, is my favorite holiday. It's hard to rival the imaginative fun of Halloween, not to mention the facepaint. But a holiday all about being thankful? And food? What's not to love? It's pretty easy to be [...]

Farm-to -School program seeks input

November 24th 2:14 pm

The state coordinator for Alaska's Farm-to-School program, Jodie Anderson, held meetings around Bristol Bay last week. The purpose of the meetings in Dillingham and Naknek was to brainstorm with community members on how to increase the amount of fresh and [...]

Meet UA's first Rhodes scholar: An Aleut woman from King Cove

November 24th 2:22 pm

Samantha Mack, a 24-year-old Aleut woman, has become the first University of Alaska student to receive a Rhodes scholarship, one of the most prestigious academic honors in the world. Mack learned Saturday night that she was one of the 32 top-ranking American [...]

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