Area M is called an intercept fishery because most fish caught there originated elsewhere. They pass through Area M on the way back to their spawning grounds.
Dolena Fox is one of the world’s first female Yup’ik commercial pilots
Only about 6% of professional American pilots are women.
Former Y-K Delta lawmaker Mary Peltola is running for Alaska’s US House seat
Peltola served in the state House from 1999 until 2009. For the last five years, she’s led the Kuskokwim River Inter Tribal Fish Commission.
Federal government to fund relocation projects for 6 Alaska communities
The USDA announced on March 4 that it will pay for Alaska communities to relocate buildings and infrastructure.
With fisherman caught in middle, state and feds promise more cooperation on fishing regulations
The word “confusion” came up a lot in a meeting with state and federal managers to describe the state’s June 28 Kuskokwim River opening.
What did Tuntutuliak do with its stray dogs? Put them up for adoption.
In January, one village in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta removed its stray dogs with the help of two Alaska nonprofits. In total, they shipped 28 dogs to Anchorage or Bethel for adoption.
Operators of flight that crashed near Tuntutuliak had 3 other incidents in 2019
Yute Commuter Service, whose plane crashed and killed five people last week in Southwest Alaska, is owned by a family whose aircraft were involved in several incidents last year.
5 dead after commuter plane crashes near Tuntutuliak
Five people are dead following a plane crash near the Lower Kuskokwim community of Tuntutuliak on Thursday, according to Alaska State Troopers.
Santa Claus is coming to town — in a Black Hawk helicopter
“Operation Santa” is a tradition that dates back to 1956. Each year, the National Guard flies to small, remote Alaskan communities off the road system, bringing presents, ice cream and Santa.
Record warm water likely gave Kuskokwim salmon heart attacks
Never-before-seen temperatures in the Kuskokwim River likely sent salmon into cardiac arrest. Salmon don’t function well past 70 degrees, and the water had pushed just above that limit.