Fish and Game is forecasting a return of 28.8 million sockeye to the district, with 18 million available for harvest.
Managers don’t believe there are any structures at risk, but they want to prevent it from reaching village corporation lands.
Nome Superior Court Judge Timothy Dooley is facing a host of allegations from a judicial oversight commission. The charges say that alleged violations of professional conduct, as well as violating sections of state law call his integrity into question.
Of the 30 million pounds of halibut caught last year in commercial fisheries statewide, nearly a third was thrown back into the ocean, dead. The fish were netted accidentally by boats targeting other fish.
The City of Bethel has settled with Wassillie Gregory, a man who was violently arrested by a Bethel Police Officer in 2014.
Searchers have found the wreckage of the Yute Air plane that’s been missing since Saturday morning.
State law enforcement officials say heroin gets into Bethel mainly on low-security, small airline passenger flights.
A new study hones in on habitats where Chinook salmon are born and raised by tracking chemical tags in the fish’s otolith.
Heroin imported to Alaska quickly reaches rural communities. Those communities are now pushing back.
Federal officials say in 2014 they intercepted nearly ten times as much heroin coming into Alaska than in 2013.