Naknek fleets are blessed for the season

Jun 23rd 12:56 pm By Caitlin Tan, KDLG

20th annual community get-together also raised awareness for water safety

Statewide Stories

Opinion: Risks are relative, even in Alaska

June 23rd 11:20 am

This week, many eyes in Alaska turned in horror to watch the story of a 16-year-old boy who was running near Anchorage in a trail race when he was killed by a black bear. It's a story that grabs so many of us — those with children, those who want to [...]

Opinion: Naming rights and the battle for oil on federal land

June 23rd 11:20 am

It would be easy to justify oil exploration in something called the "Arctic Oil Reserve," a name once invented by the Alaska congressional delegation for a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. But not if the spot in question is called "America's [...]

Opinion: Where we stand on Alaska's fiscal plan

June 23rd 11:19 am

This week, in the absence of a true and complete fix to the state's fiscal crisis from the Alaska Senate, the House passed, with bipartisan support, an amendment funding a full Permanent Fund dividend as provided by law. This was not some bargaining tactic [...]

China market offers opportunities for salmon sales

June 23rd 11:18 am

China holds big promise to become a top customer for Alaska salmon, and not just for the bright red fillets. Since 2011 China has been the No. 1 customer for Alaska seafood with purchases nearing $800 million and comprising 54 percent of all Alaska exports [...]

A wilderness feel along an industrial path

June 23rd 11:12 am

What's the significance of the most remote part of a manmade disturbance?

Most Popular Stories

New factory trawler may sink Fisherman's Finest

June 23rd 11:59 am

Vessel in violation of federal law limiting foreign steel in fishing vessel construction

Obituary - Eileen Ball

June 23rd 12:18 pm

Eileen Ball Jan. 9, 1926 - May 24, 2017 Eileen Myrtle Johnson was born into a loving Christian family on Jan. 9, 1926 in Cassils, Alberta. Her parents had moved to Canada to find work during hard times and stayed there until she was 14 years old. Growing [...]

Borough incentivises RSW upgrades with fish tax rebate

June 16th 4:19 pm

Fishermen in the Naknek-Kvichak District who install a chilling system by the end of next year will be eligible for a $1,500 rebate from the 3 percent raw fish tax paid in the Borough's waters. The Bristol Bay drift fleet sold more chilled salmon than ever [...]

Unicorn Gardens enters 35th season

June 23rd 12:17 pm

Resident grows her own fruits and vegetables in this less-than-ideal climate

Refrigerated Sea Water systems may soon be standard in Bristol Bay

June 23rd 12:04 pm

Refrigerated Sea Water systems are a common addition to boats in the Bristol Bay Drift fleet, but as several industry organizations push for an increase in the quality of fish sold to processors, many boats without the chilling system may be disadvantaged.

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