The Bristol Bay Times http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com Serving Dillingham, Naknek, King Salmon and Southwest villages en-us 2017 Alaska Newspapers, Inc. Sun, 26 Feb 2017 06:24:50 CST 1440 http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/graphics/rss_bt.gif The Bristol Bay Times Pilot failed to engage landing gear in Unalaska crash http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1708pilot_failed_to_engage_landing_gear_in http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1708pilot_failed_to_engage_landing_gear_in Human error caused last week's aviation accident in Unalaska/Dutch Harbor, when the pilot forgot to put down the landing gear, according to Bruce McGlashan, president of Grant Aviation, which owns the Beech 200 King Air. Mon, 3 Apr 473499 14:41:48 CST Report says Pebble doesn't pencil out http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1708report_says_pebble_doesnt_pencil_out http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1708report_says_pebble_doesnt_pencil_out Political winds may indicate smoother sailing for a major proposed mine project in Bristol Bay, but new legal and financial hurdles may continue to stymie the project. Wed, 29 Mar 473499 18:01:48 CST Dillingham sixth-graders battle it out at annual spelling bee http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1708dillingham_sixth-graders_battle_it_out_at http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1708dillingham_sixth-graders_battle_it_out_at For a dozen rounds, Dillingham sixth-graders Ryan Berkoski and Rosie Wauneka-Yellowhorse matched each other word for word, correctly spelling each challenge that pronouncer Kim Piazza could send their way at the 2017 spelling bee. Sat, 25 Mar 473499 11:15:08 CST Unalaska mayor and ex-mayor agree, disagree on city dock project http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1708unalaska_mayor_and_ex-mayor_agree_disagree_on http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1708unalaska_mayor_and_ex-mayor_agree_disagree_on Despite private sector opposition, a major overhaul of the Unalaska Marine Center got the go-ahead last week, when the city council authorized borrowing $35 million from the Alaska Bond Bank for the project at the facility also known as the "city dock" on Ballyhoo Road. Sun, 19 Mar 473499 19:08:28 CST Seafood Marketing Institute names communications director http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1708seafood_marketing_institute_names http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1708seafood_marketing_institute_names The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute has a new communications director. Wed, 8 Feb 473499 16:15:08 CST Subsistence Regional Advisory Council meeting scheduled http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1708subsistence_regional_advisory_council_meeting http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1708subsistence_regional_advisory_council_meeting The Bristol Bay Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will meet in Naknek this month and next. Sat, 4 Feb 473499 23:21:48 CST Naknek Electric Association gets preliminary permit approval http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1708naknek_electric_association_gets_preliminary http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1708naknek_electric_association_gets_preliminary The state has said that the effort to install a backup generator at the Naknek power plant should not cause air quality concerns. Wed, 1 Feb 473499 09:15:08 CST Borough postpones decision on tourism taxes, fees http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1708borough_postpones_decision_on_tourism_taxes http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1708borough_postpones_decision_on_tourism_taxes Changes to local taxes won't come into play for Lake and Peninsula Borough tourism businesses until at least June 2018. Sat, 28 Jan 473499 13:35:08 CST Strategic planning coordinator to conduct community sessions http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1708strategic_planning_coordinator_to_conduct http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1708strategic_planning_coordinator_to_conduct The Strategic Planning Coordinator (SPC) will travel to Anchorage for one full day of training, and will then travel to each village in their grouping to conduct strategic planning sessions.  Thu, 26 Jan 473499 03:15:08 CST Coast Guard has few clues in mystery of lost crab boat http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1708coast_guard_has_few_clues_in_mystery_of_lost http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1708coast_guard_has_few_clues_in_mystery_of_lost With the Coast Guard search for the fishing vessel Destination suspended, the focus is now turning to solving the mystery of what happened to the 95-foot Bering Sea crabbing boat and its six crew members. Thu, 19 Jan 473499 07:21:48 CST