A state commission approved to petitions for Dillingham and Manokotak to annex land in the Nushagak commercial fishing district against their staff’s recommendations. The annexations will allow the two city’s to tax salmon harvested in the district.
The first sled dog race of the season in Bethel is less than two weeks away. The Bethel Sprint Club’s season opener starts at 1 p.m. December 10 and 11 The trail runs 12 to 14 miles and starts on the river in front of Bethel. The race holds a $8,000 purse and has no dog limit.