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Homer News
2018 Bristol Bay salmon forecast is for 51 million sockeyesThe 2018 Bristol Bay sockeye salmon forecast is for a chart-topping 51.3 millio
Homer News / Posted yesterday
The 2018 Bristol Bay sockeye salmon forecast is for a chart-topping 51.3 million fish and a harvest of over 37 million. That compares with a 2017 forecast of 40 million sockeye, although the run came in 42 percent above forecast and the harvest of... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Remembering a legendary Bristol Bay fishing guideoutside, running rivers, chasing moose, shooting ducks, and coming home at nigh
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 6 days ago
outside, running rivers, chasing moose, shooting ducks, and coming home at night to reminisce with a bar full of friends. "Bristol Bay will never be the same without Matt. He had his way with this place. Maybe 20 years, 30, 40, 50 years from now... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Report shows fewer fishing jobs in Alaskaseason, where fishing jobs dropped 14 percent, combined with slight drops in fi
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 6 days ago
season, where fishing jobs dropped 14 percent, combined with slight drops in fishing for pollock, cod and other whitefish. Bristol Bay, where fishing jobs rely almost entirely on salmon, took the hardest hit last year. The 1,276 permits fished... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Climate Prediction Center confident La Nina will continue until springweather along the Southwest Alaska coast, and the latest three-month outlook fr
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 6 days ago
weather along the Southwest Alaska coast, and the latest three-month outlook from the National Weather Service suggests Bristol Bay will get its first sea ice in freshwater river deltas by the end of November. The next three-month seasonal... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
BBNC against Stand for Salmon initiativeThe Bristol Bay Native Corporation is opposed to the Pebble Mine, but the regio
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 6 days ago
The Bristol Bay Native Corporation is opposed to the Pebble Mine, but the regional Alaska Native Corporation is not backing the ballot initiative known as "Stand for Salmon." "Notwithstanding BBNC's opposition to Pebble, BBNC believes responsible... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
ADF&G predicting another big year for Bristol Bay sockeyeJust in time for the Pacific Marine Expo, the state's 2018 Bristol Bay sockeye
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 6 days ago
Just in time for the Pacific Marine Expo, the state's 2018 Bristol Bay sockeye forecast is out, and it's another big one. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is predicting a total run of 51.3 million sockeye, allowing for a harvest of 38.8 million... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Refuge Notebook: Why northern pike are bad for the Kenai Peninsulaharm. But pike in their native range in Alaska appear to coexist just fine with
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 7 days ago
harm. But pike in their native range in Alaska appear to coexist just fine with salmon and trout in places like Bristol Bay and many big Interior drainages. Intuitively, this doesn’t make sense. Bear with me as I explain why invasive... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
New high school wrestling rankings releasedNewman, Homer; 2. Riley Rust, Monroe; 3. Blaine Henning, Unalaska; 4. Jason Mon
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 7 days ago
Newman, Homer; 2. Riley Rust, Monroe; 3. Blaine Henning, Unalaska; 4. Jason Montes, Delta; 5. Colton, Dow; 6. Logan Phelps, Bristol Bay. 132 — 1. Luciano Fasulo, Homer; 2. Sean Dorsey, Glennallen; 3. Jesse Noden, Dillingham; 4. Matthew Dela Cruz,... Read more
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Homer News
Local fisherman enters Homer art scenefor a few weeks out of the summer at first and increasingly so until she was go
Homer News / Posted 7 days ago
for a few weeks out of the summer at first and increasingly so until she was gone for the entire season. “I’ve gone to Bristol Bay every summer since then,” she said. She set net for several years and has been drifting for the past few. It’s... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
South Naknek hosts weekend turkey shootstay, giving them further time to enjoy the charming community of South Naknek.
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 12 days ago
stay, giving them further time to enjoy the charming community of South Naknek. The Turkey Shoot was sponsored by the Bristol Bay Borough Parks and Recreation Department in an attempt to bring more community-based activities to South Naknek.... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Jones named Principal of the Yearme deal with bullying and makes me feel comfortable and safe in the school." T
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 13 days ago
me deal with bullying and makes me feel comfortable and safe in the school." The Alaska Association of Secondary School Prinicipals' Region VII includes school districts in Bristol Bay, the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta and the Aleutian-Pribilof... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Fresh seafood? Group touts benefits of freezing7 and Naknek a?No. 9. Other Alaska ports making the top 50 ports for seafood la
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 13 days ago
7 and Naknek a?No. 9. Other Alaska ports making the top 50 ports for seafood landings and/or values are Ketchikan, Sitka, Bristol Bay, Petersburg, Seward, Cordova, Kenai and Juneau. Alaska led all states in seafood volumes at 5.6 billion pounds... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
New buyer wants to freeze whole fish fastThe Bristol Bay fishery has been evolving in fits and starts since its inceptio
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 13 days ago
The Bristol Bay fishery has been evolving in fits and starts since its inception in the 1880s. From fish wheels to sail boats, from canneries to fillet lines, the industry is constantly searching for the most efficient way to tackle the massive... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
After 2 years, Port Heiden's reindeer herd stablepurpose of the farm is two-fold, to provide fresh food and economic infrastruct
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 13 days ago
purpose of the farm is two-fold, to provide fresh food and economic infrastructure for the community. Life in Bristol Bay's villages is expensive. For Port Heiden residents, a gallon of shelf stable milk costs more than $20. Fresh milk... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Why buried treasure is tearing this state apartin the 1980s, when a helicopter survey team noticed a strange red spot on a win
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 14 days ago
in the 1980s, when a helicopter survey team noticed a strange red spot on a windswept stretch of land north of the state’s Bristol Bay. In 2001, Northern Dynasty purchased the property and discovered a mother lode near Lake Iliamna. Officials... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Southcentral commercial fishing jobs inched up in 2016with the largest in salmon — after rising by 14 jobs in 2015, it fell by 52 job
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 16 days ago
with the largest in salmon — after rising by 14 jobs in 2015, it fell by 52 jobs in 2016, according to the report. Bristol Bay lost about 133 salmon jobs, or 9.5 percent; the northern region, which doesn’t have many seafood harvesting jobs,... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Who is Bowe Bergdahl? 9 things to know about the US soldier held captive...a crewman on a sailboat. As a crewman, Bergdahl sailed along the East Coast an
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 20 days ago
a crewman on a sailboat. As a crewman, Bergdahl sailed along the East Coast and down to the Caribbean, as well as out of Bristol Bay, Alaska. He enlisted in the Army in 2008 and was deployed to Afghanistan in 2009. In 2009, Bergdahl was... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Who is Bowe Bergdahl? 9 things to know about the US soldier held captive by the Taliban for 5 yearsa crewman on a sailboat. As a crewman, Bergdahl sailed along the East Coast an
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 20 days ago
a crewman on a sailboat. As a crewman, Bergdahl sailed along the East Coast and down to the Caribbean, as well as out of Bristol Bay, Alaska. He enlisted in the Army in 2008 and was deployed to Afghanistan in 2009. In 2009, Bergdahl was... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Who is Bowe Bergdahl? 9 things to know about the US soldier held captive by the Taliban for 5 yearsa crewman on a sailboat. As a crewman, Bergdahl sailed along the East Coast an
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 20 days ago
a crewman on a sailboat. As a crewman, Bergdahl sailed along the East Coast and down to the Caribbean, as well as out of Bristol Bay, Alaska. He enlisted in the Army in 2008 and was deployed to Afghanistan in 2009. In 2009, Bergdahl was... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Who is Bowe Bergdahl? 9 things to know about the US soldier held captia crewman on a sailboat. As a crewman, Bergdahl sailed along the East Coast an
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 20 days ago
a crewman on a sailboat. As a crewman, Bergdahl sailed along the East Coast and down to the Caribbean, as well as out of Bristol Bay, Alaska. He enlisted in the Army in 2008 and was deployed to Afghanistan in 2009. In 2009, Bergdahl was... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
King Cove Rookies claim the SilverbootEagles, was not to be competing for the Silverboot trophy this time. The final
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 20 days ago
Eagles, was not to be competing for the Silverboot trophy this time. The final match of the tournament would be between the Bristol Bay Lady Angels and King Cove Rookies. The Silverboot Tournament, held at the Bristol Bay Borough School campus,... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
With enrollment up, Meshik School hires new teacherFrostburg State University in December with a degree in elementary and middle s
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 20 days ago
Frostburg State University in December with a degree in elementary and middle school education. When he arrived in Bristol Bay on Oct. 16, it was his first time to set foot in Alaska. While the area might be new, working in a rural district... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Fishing permit values rising in several regionsBristol Bay drift salmon permits trade more than any other due to the sheer vol
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 20 days ago
Bristol Bay drift salmon permits trade more than any other due to the sheer volume It's steady as she goes for the values of Alaska salmon fishing permits, with upticks in the wind at several fishing regions. "There's a lot of cautious optimism,"... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Naknek family has fostered more than 2 dozen childrenyou need a place for the boy, I'll surely take him,'" Angasan related. Since t
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 20 days ago
you need a place for the boy, I'll surely take him,'" Angasan related. Since then, as the number of foster families in the Bristol Bay Borough fluctuates, the Angasans have been a constant. At times, they have been the only foster care family in... Read more
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Petersburg Pilot
Contested Bristol Bay salmon ends up in Alaska landfill November 2, 2017 ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – Nearly 160,000 pounds of salmon fr
Petersburg Pilot / Posted 21 days ago
November 2, 2017 ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – Nearly 160,000 pounds of salmon from a failed Alaska fishing operation have reached an Anchorage landfill after testing declared it unfit for... Read more
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Petersburg Pilot
Great salmon season results in buying, building new or upgrading boatsbe after a salmon fishery that produced 225 million fish valued at nearly $680
Petersburg Pilot / Posted 21 days ago
be after a salmon fishery that produced 225 million fish valued at nearly $680 million, a 67 percent increase over 2016.Bristol Bay drift salmon permits trade more than any other due to the sheer volume (1,800) and it’s no surprise the value is... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Fall Fish and Feast raises more than $50,000budget cuts in recent years, fundraising has become increasingly important for
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 25 days ago
budget cuts in recent years, fundraising has become increasingly important for student travel in rural areas. For the Bristol Bay Borough School District, Fall Fish and Feast in particular has become a key source of support. It supports... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
SAFE will expand violence prevention efforts, reopen Myspaceassessment and to streamline partnerships with agencies in the community that p
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 27 days ago
assessment and to streamline partnerships with agencies in the community that partner with SAFE. Those agencies include the Bristol Bay Native Association, the Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation and the Curyung Tribal Council. "The first year is... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
My culture is not a costumeFor the Bristol Bay Times - Dutch Harbor Fisherman This past Tuesday, a commun
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 27 days ago
For the Bristol Bay Times - Dutch Harbor Fisherman This past Tuesday, a community member posted a meme in the Juneau Community Concerns group on Facebook. It was a Native American woman and the text said, "." The... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Southeast, Southwest tribes join fight against large minesThe United Tribes of Bristol Bay announced it has formally partnered with the S
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 27 days ago
The United Tribes of Bristol Bay announced it has formally partnered with the Southeast Alaska Indigenous Transboundary Commission to fight against proposed mines. UTBB, a political advocacy group representing 14 tribes in Bristol Bay, is leading... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Mighty Nushagak, Kvichak Rivers come up short for international prize in 2017bountiful wildlife, half a dozen villages, and are the lifeblood for thriving s
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 27 days ago
bountiful wildlife, half a dozen villages, and are the lifeblood for thriving sport and commercial fishing businesses in Bristol Bay. But they were passed over for the prestigious Theiss International Riverprize (again, for the Nushagak), which... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Red king crab fishery off to a slow startThe Bristol Bay red king crab fishery is off to a slow start, compared to last
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 27 days ago
The Bristol Bay red king crab fishery is off to a slow start, compared to last year, according to Miranda Westphal, shellfish biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Unalaska. The season opened Oct. 15, and on Monday, just over a... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Is a more 'normal' winter in store for Bristol Bay?and Atmospheric Administration still predicts Norton Sound will see its first s
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 27 days ago
and Atmospheric Administration still predicts Norton Sound will see its first sea ice by the first week of November, and Bristol Bay by the second half of November, starting in the freshwater river deltas. Sea surface temperatures along the... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Business leaders form group to oppose salmon ballot initiativeimpact the spawning and return of those salmon," he said Thursday. The controv
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 27 days ago
impact the spawning and return of those salmon," he said Thursday. The controversial Pebble copper and gold prospect in Bristol Bay could still be developed, but at the "highest standards" to protect the wild salmon fishery there, he said. "It... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Cannery fined for Clean Air violationA Bristol Bay seafood processor has been fined by the Environmental Protection
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 27 days ago
A Bristol Bay seafood processor has been fined by the Environmental Protection Agency for violating the Clean Air Act. There were no incidents that triggered the penalties, but rather an alleged failure to report storage of anhydrous ammonia, which... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Boating fatalities rise in 2017Bock, a commercial fisherman from Ninilchik, went missing after going overboard
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 28 days ago
Bock, a commercial fisherman from Ninilchik, went missing after going overboard from his commercial fishing vessel in Bristol Bay and has not been found. In at least two of the recreational boating accidents — Kurt Keltner, who drowned after... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Environmental health is human healthto me include no longer requiring oil and gas companies to report emissions dat
Juneau Empire / Posted 29 days ago
to me include no longer requiring oil and gas companies to report emissions data and potentially withdrawing protections in Bristol Bay against Pebble Mine development. What happened to the Clean Air and Clean Water Acts? Are they not still law?... Read more
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Newton Daily News
A CNN SmearAlaska.” The report was enough to horrify any caring person. CNN showed beauti
Newton Daily News / Posted a month ago
Alaska.” The report was enough to horrify any caring person. CNN showed beautiful pictures of colorful salmon swimming in Bristol Bay, and the reporter intoned dramatically, “EPA staffers were shocked to receive this email obtained exclusively by... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Anchorage residents honor neighbor killed in Vegas shootingkilled during the shooting, KTUU-TV reported . The 35-year-old Murfitt was a c
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 1 months ago
killed during the shooting, KTUU-TV reported . The 35-year-old Murfitt was a commercial fisher who spent summers in Bristol Bay. He was born in Anchorage and graduated from Dimond High School. "A dear son, brother, friend, and a life that... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Anchorage residents honor neighbor killed in Vegas shootingwhich took the lives of 58 people, plus the shooter. The 35-year-old Murfitt w
KTVN Reno / Posted 1 months ago
which took the lives of 58 people, plus the shooter. The 35-year-old Murfitt was a commercial fisher who spent summers in Bristol Bay. He was born in Anchorage and graduated from Dimond High School. North Pole resident Rob McIntosh was shot three... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Did you see CNN's latest smear?Alaska." The report was enough to horrify any caring person. CNN showed beauti
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
Alaska." The report was enough to horrify any caring person. CNN showed beautiful pictures of colorful salmon swimming in Bristol Bay, and the reporter intoned dramatically, "EPA staffers were shocked to receive this email obtained exclusively by... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Group of 29 tribes oppose Pebble Mine, B.C.’s ‘transboundary’ projectsSoutheast and Bristol Bay tribal mining opposition now has a unified front. Tw
Juneau Empire / Posted 1 months ago
Southeast and Bristol Bay tribal mining opposition now has a unified front. Two Alaska Native tribal consortiums announced a “historic” partnership Wednesday at the Alaska Federation of Natives conference in Anchorage. Tribal groups representing a... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Alaskan Chris Hladick to head EPA Region 10 officethe controversy over the proposed Pebble mine, which would potentially sit in t
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 1 months ago
the controversy over the proposed Pebble mine, which would potentially sit in the sensitive, salmon-spawning headwaters of Bristol Bay. Alaska Gov. Bill Walker announced on Tuesday that he was replacing Hladick with outgoing Kenai Peninsula... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Residents (again) comment on Pebbleprocess. That lawsuit, known as the "FACA case", alleged EPA staffers colluded
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 1 months ago
process. That lawsuit, known as the "FACA case", alleged EPA staffers colluded with anti-mine activists to initiate the Bristol Bay watershed assessment and Section 404(c) Clean Water Act restrictions. U.S. District Court Judge H. Russel Holland... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Edgmon to gavel in special session next Mondayeclipsed ANWR as the largest, most controversial resource development issue in
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 1 months ago
eclipsed ANWR as the largest, most controversial resource development issue in Alaska, is well on its way," he said. His Bristol Bay constituents "by and large" oppose the project, though he acknowledged some, especially around Iliamna Lake,... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
BBNA director of natural resources steps down to focus on advocacyVerner Wilson III wrapped up his time as Bristol Bay Native Association's direc
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 1 months ago
Verner Wilson III wrapped up his time as Bristol Bay Native Association's director of natural resources last week. He is leaving BBNA after 18 months to take on the position of senior oceans campaigner with the environmental advocacy nonprofit... Read more

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