Headlines

Research continues on elevated mercury levels in fish

December 8th 4:16 pm

Scientists observed highest concentrations in Katmai's Lake Brooks

Dillingham scammer blames addictions

December 8th 4:16 pm

Mann asks for no more than five-year sentence

In Brief

December 8th 4:15 pm

Troopers arrest 27-year-old on rape charges in New Stuyahok By Dave Bendinger KDLG News Billy M. Peterson, 27, was arrested Thursday on charges of second- and third-degree sexual assault. The alleged rape occurred just after midnight. The criminal [...]

Small-boat Tanner crabbing OK'd for January

December 8th 4:15 pm

For the first time in two years, small-boat fishermen will have a little Tanner crab season in the eastern Aleutian Islands. It's small enough for maybe two boats in the state-waters fishery, according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Two of the [...]

Sister Brent remembered for service

December 8th 4:14 pm

Sister Marie Ann Brent died Nov. 22 in Fremont, Calif., at age 83. She was a nun who administered the Catholic churches in Dillingham and St. Christopher's in Unalaska, which she established in 1979. In her early years in Alaska, where she worked for about [...]

Opinion: Letter to the Editor

December 8th 4:14 pm

Issues with initiative

Togiak woman busted for smuggling drugs, says DPD

December 8th 4:13 pm

An effort to smuggle heroin and meth from Anchorage to Togiak went awry in Dillingham on Monday, after the mule got picked up for trespassing downtown. Dillingham Police took a report that Josephine Williams, a 35-year-old from Togiak, was intoxicated at the [...]

Coach, principal, brings winning skills to King Cove

December 8th 4:13 pm

Despite being the smallest team in the tournament, the King Cove Rookies earned a respectful third place in the state championships for women's volleyball on Saturday in Anchorage. With encouragement from seasoned coach Gary Lamar, and a hefty dose of hard [...]

Rookies unfazed with being small fish in 2A tournament

December 8th 4:13 pm

ANCHORAGE - King Cove head volleyball coach Gary Lamar has seen just about everything during his 30-plus years on the sidelines. Nothing, however, prepared him for the heart he saw on display from his team this past weekend at the ASAA Class 2A State [...]

Naknek Childcare Academy open, nearing state certification

December 8th 4:12 pm

Locating consistent childcare can be difficult for parents in Bristol Bay. Little Angels Childcare Academy in Naknek is trying to fill that gap. After a year and a half of planning, fundraising and developing, the pre-kindergarten finally opened its doors [...]

Unalaska, Bristol Bay will return to 'Rally'

December 8th 4:12 pm

Basketball action will swing into high gear for teams in Southwest Alaska over the next few weeks. The area teams will join the rest of the state in tipping off the 2017-18 season on Dec. 14. The Unalaska and Bristol Bay teams will kick off their seasons on [...]

Tanalian claims third at Mix-Six

December 8th 4:11 pm

ANCHORAGE - Kaia Bebee and Caleb Alsworth helped the Tanalian Lynx add another successful chapter to their volleyball program's history on Saturday afternoon by helping the team finish third at the 2017 ASAA Mix-Six State Volleyball Championships. Tanalian, [...]

Dillingham Arts Council Christmas Bazaar draws more than 100 vendors

December 8th 4:10 pm

Saturday was the Dillingham Arts Council Christmas Bazaar. More than 100 vendors crowded into the high school gym, selling furs, traditional Native crafts and all kinds of art and handmade goods.

Opinion: Dark days call for dose of D

December 8th 3:52 pm

It's dark, pretty much no matter where you live in Alaska right now. We're in the tunnel; the one that makes most of America shake its head in disbelief that people actually live where the sun shines so little, if it all. But Alaskans by-and-large deal with [...]

Halibut harvest likely to drop 20 percent in 2018

December 8th 3:52 pm

After drop in cod stocks, scientists speculate that 'the blob' may be to blame

Opinion: Alaska gasline LNG project: The time is now

December 8th 3:51 pm

Mid-June 1970: one of the most important days in my life. It rained, as I waited in line outside a trailer in Johnson's Trailer Court in Valdez to receive my first dispatch. That day, I received my first dispatch ticket from Laborer's 341 business agent Jim [...]

Pioneer scientist determined aurora height over Alaska

December 8th 3:46 pm

By the time Fuller collapsed in his Fairbanks garden in 1935, he had acquired data from particles in the sky

Birds without borders

December 8th 3:42 pm

Alaska's subsistence bird-hunting laws evolved after protests, negotiations

Storm may bring powerful winds to Aleutians

December 1st 7:36 pm

Gusts up to 100 mph possible in Unalaska

Sockeye market analysis highlights positive trends

December 1st 7:35 pm

McDowell study tracks high value of Bristol Bay's catch, hints at upbeat outlook for 2018

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