The Bristol Bay Times Serving Dillingham, Naknek, King Salmon and Southwest villages en-us 2017 Alaska Newspapers, Inc. Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:34:40 CST 1440 The Bristol Bay Times Kotzebue grapplers dominate Bush Brawl Earlier in the season, Mark Angelo Mangabat Salta walked off the mat at the King of the Mountain Tournament in Seward and said he needed to make some improvements if he was going to get to the point in his career he wanted. The Kotzebue High School senior showed plenty of the improvements he had worked on this past weekend en route to helping the Huskies ride herd on the field at the 2017 Bush Brawl Wrestling Tournament. Thu, 4 Apr 480774 04:42:26 CST Whalers place 6th at Peninsula Duals The Barrow Whalers continued to turn heads on the wrestling mat this past weekend. The team wrestled its way to a sixth-place finish at the 2017 Peninsula Duals in Nikiski. Barrow, which is ranked third in the latest Class 3A wrestling poll, turned in a 4-3 mark in the two-day meet. Sun, 31 Mar 480774 20:09:06 CST BBNC against Stand for Salmon initiative Native Corporation fears ballot initiative will negatively affect resource development, subsistence Fri, 15 Feb 480774 12:15:46 CST Climate Prediction Center confident La Nina will continue until spring It looks increasingly likely that the Pacific Ocean cooling trend known as La Nina will continue at least through the coming winter. That's according to the latest analysis from the Climate Prediction Center, which now says it's up to 75 percent confident that a weak La Nina in place will persist perhaps through April. Thu, 7 Feb 480774 09:49:06 CST ADF&G predicting another big year for Bristol Bay sockeye 2018 forecast calls for 51.3 million salmon, as well as largest return ever total run to the Nushagak District Sun, 3 Feb 480774 05:49:06 CST Erosion caused by spawning salmon could make mountains significantly shorter, study finds When salmon spawn, the females build nests or redds by turning onto their sides and flapping their tails to stir up sediment. That can expose the riverbed and lead to erosion nearby and downstream. Such erosion is a well-studied phenomenon, but what is the effect over millennia? A study recently published in the journal Geomorphology found that over time, salmon may play a significant role in sculpting landscape surrounding the rivers where they spawn. Wed, 30 Jan 480774 04:35:46 CST Unalaska fire captain receives EMS award Alvarado is credited with an extraordinary effort that likely saved the life of a man Fri, 25 Jan 480774 13:29:06 CST Wolves slowing down Mulchatna caribou herd rebound, biologist says Fish and Game planning to expand intensive wolf control zone to most of Unit 17B Mon, 21 Jan 480774 20:35:46 CST Now, more than ever, we need to remember feelings of gratitude 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? Fri, 18 Jan 480774 17:35:46 CST State embarks on turning over public schools to tribes State education officials plan to enter into negotiations for compacts with Alaska tribes to take over rural schools. Tue, 15 Jan 480774 17:22:26 CST