Public works director ponders future of trash disposal in Dillingham

Apr 21st 12:15 pm By Lawrence Hamilton, The Bristol Bay Times-Dutch Harbor Fisherman

Bristol Bay hub is running out of places to store trash


Statewide Stories

Regional trusts proposed for lease of fish permits

April 27th 6:37 pm

Communities could lease to fishermen who otherwise couldn't afford permits

Opinion: Education cuts will hurt, not help, economy

April 27th 5:54 pm

The current proposal by the Alaska Senate majority to cut education 5.7 percent while failing to offer up any new solutions to the state's fiscal crisis should infuriate every Alaskan, not only those with children currently in school or college in the state [...]

Tundra swans take two distinct paths to Alaska

April 27th 5:45 pm

By Ned Rozell University of Alaska Fairbanks Skiing to work over a persistent spring snowpack, I looked up to see a large white bird flapping gracefully over the spruce tops. A few gentle honks confirmed it was a tundra swan. After a long winter when all [...]

Opinion: Earth Day a great opportunity to remember what's really important

April 20th 7:34 pm

Earth Day is sort of like Mother's Day or Valentine's Day — it's one of those times when we lavish attention and love on something or someone we know we should be honoring every day, really. Instead, we try to condense a year's worth of attention into [...]

Salmon numbers look good as Bristol Bay chills

April 20th 7:29 pm

A brighter outlook for Alaska's upcoming salmon season just got even better. Markets are looking good, the statewide salmon catch forecast of 204 million is up by a million fish, and the world's biggest sockeye salmon fishery at Bristol Bay is breaking [...]

Most Popular Stories

Opinion: Education cuts will hurt, not help, economy

April 27th 5:54 pm

The current proposal by the Alaska Senate majority to cut education 5.7 percent while failing to offer up any new solutions to the state's fiscal crisis should infuriate every Alaskan, not only those with children currently in school or college in the state [...]

Opinions vary on creation of Dillingham borough

April 15th 1:19 am

The fourth and final taskforce meeting looking into the feasibility of a borough for the Dillingham census area was held Thursday at the offices of the Bristol Bay Native Association (BBNA). The task force meeting brought in around 20 representatives of the [...]

Tundra swans take two distinct paths to Alaska

April 27th 5:45 pm

By Ned Rozell University of Alaska Fairbanks Skiing to work over a persistent spring snowpack, I looked up to see a large white bird flapping gracefully over the spruce tops. A few gentle honks confirmed it was a tundra swan. After a long winter when all [...]

Regional trusts proposed for lease of fish permits

April 27th 6:37 pm

Communities could lease to fishermen who otherwise couldn't afford permits

Lake and Pen students meet for academics, athletics in Newhalen

April 22nd 3:06 am

The annual Athletic and Academic meet brought together students who share a bond in their isolation. Nine schools comprise the Lake and Pen School District and distances aren't measured by bus trips, but by airplane rides. The northernmost point of the [...]

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