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Dillingham passes budget for 2018

June 23rd 12:20 pm

City council votes to reinstate positions for library, police

Unalaska barges junk to Seattle

June 23rd 12:20 pm

City council approves $275,000 to ship scrap metal off the island

Ferry delayed again until Aug. 15

June 23rd 12:19 pm

Tustumena delay will cut into busy season

In Brief

June 23rd 12:19 pm

Bethel resident wins honor for work in suicide prevention Alaska Dispatch News BETHEL - An advocate from the Western Alaska hub of Bethel has won national recognition for his work in suicide prevention. Jim Biela won the honor earlier this month from the [...]

Obituary - Eileen Ball

June 23rd 12:18 pm

Eileen Ball Jan. 9, 1926 - May 24, 2017 Eileen Myrtle Johnson was born into a loving Christian family on Jan. 9, 1926 in Cassils, Alberta. Her parents had moved to Canada to find work during hard times and stayed there until she was 14 years old. Growing [...]

Longtime Dillingham fireworks stand opens at new location

June 23rd 12:17 pm

U Pop Em finds new home by Dillingham water tower

Unicorn Gardens enters 35th season

June 23rd 12:17 pm

Resident grows her own fruits and vegetables in this less-than-ideal climate

UAF Bristol Bay Campus director retiring after 15 years

June 23rd 12:16 pm

After 15 years serving as the University of Alaska Bristol Bay Campus director in Dillingham, Debi McLean is retiring at the end of the month. McLean's tenure has been marked by extensive grant writing. She estimates that during her time as director she has [...]

Refrigerated Sea Water systems may soon be standard in Bristol Bay

June 23rd 12:04 pm

Refrigerated Sea Water systems are a common addition to boats in the Bristol Bay Drift fleet, but as several industry organizations push for an increase in the quality of fish sold to processors, many boats without the chilling system may be disadvantaged.

Grad embarks on first year of commercial fishing

June 23rd 12:01 pm

Captain Buck Gibbons hired Jawanza Brown to join his crew on the F/V Stevie K

Girls fish, too

June 23rd 12:00 pm

Marinkovich sisters Maddy and Sophia have been fishing in Bristol Bay for years

New factory trawler may sink Fisherman's Finest

June 23rd 11:59 am

Vessel in violation of federal law limiting foreign steel in fishing vessel construction

Naknek fleets are blessed for the season

June 23rd 11:56 am

20th annual community get-together also raised awareness for water safety

Opinion: Risks are relative, even in Alaska

June 23rd 11:20 am

This week, many eyes in Alaska turned in horror to watch the story of a 16-year-old boy who was running near Anchorage in a trail race when he was killed by a black bear. It's a story that grabs so many of us — those with children, those who want to [...]

Opinion: Naming rights and the battle for oil on federal land

June 23rd 11:20 am

It would be easy to justify oil exploration in something called the "Arctic Oil Reserve," a name once invented by the Alaska congressional delegation for a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. But not if the spot in question is called "America's [...]

Opinion: Where we stand on Alaska's fiscal plan

June 23rd 11:19 am

This week, in the absence of a true and complete fix to the state's fiscal crisis from the Alaska Senate, the House passed, with bipartisan support, an amendment funding a full Permanent Fund dividend as provided by law. This was not some bargaining tactic [...]

China market offers opportunities for salmon sales

June 23rd 11:18 am

China holds big promise to become a top customer for Alaska salmon, and not just for the bright red fillets. Since 2011 China has been the No. 1 customer for Alaska seafood with purchases nearing $800 million and comprising 54 percent of all Alaska exports [...]

A wilderness feel along an industrial path

June 23rd 11:12 am

What's the significance of the most remote part of a manmade disturbance?

ASRC subsidiary partners with Pebble

June 16th 4:20 pm

Arctic Slope Regional Corp. Energy Services to guide Alaska Native hiring, partnership

Bristol Bay Expo puts focus on kids and fish

June 16th 4:19 pm

Event raises $15,000 to benefit the Little Angels Childcare Academy

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