In the Nushagak District, managing harvest is tough because chinook and sockeye runs overlap, so when the sockeye harvests increase, so does incidental chinook bycatch.
The Alaska Department of Fish & Game projects a biomass of 236,700 tons — the highest forecast since 1993, when the state started to use its current forecasting method.
At the beginning of the year, the U.S. Attorney’s office for Alaska announced that the Department of Justice would embark on a pilot project to address the missing and murdered Indigenous persons epidemic in the state. The Curyung Tribal Council in Dillingham is one of three Alaska tribes that volunteered to be part of the…
Satellite and webcam footage revealed small deposits of ash near the summit, but the ash cloud stayed below 10,000 feet.
A school renovation project that was supposed to finish months ago left the Bristol Bay Borough school looking for class space.
In 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed a “preemptive veto” of a larger mine in the area under Section 404c based on the agency’s Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment. But it was never finalized, and the Trump Administration withdrew the proposal.
Trident has said the vessel is a total loss, according to multiple news outlets.
It was Dillingham’s second weekend clinic, and the first since the Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation opened the vaccine clinic to anyone over the age of 18.
The 13-day window of in-class instruction was a welcome respite for the kids, who hadn’t been in a classroom since last November.
When New Stuyahok shifted to a mix of in-person and distance learning as a safety precaution, the school took the opportunity to incorporate subsistence into the classroom.