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Anacortes delegation travels to Unalaska

February 23rd 9:27 am

Visitors urge city council to save stranded trawler

Unalaska approves apartment building

February 23rd 9:26 am

Permit specifies it is for long-term rentals, not emergency overnight stays

Memorial for McWilliams to be held Saturday in Dillingham

February 23rd 9:26 am

The memorial service for 37-year-old Tyler McWilliams will be held Feb. 24 at the Dillingham Elementary School at 11 a.m. Last week, McWilliams collapsed while working behind the old Dillingham Courthouse. A co-worker with Nushagak Cooperative who was on the [...]

Mothershippers back off from Adak cod

February 23rd 9:25 am

Council urges vessels to stand down, and agree not to fish quota, even though legally they could do so

Alaska Patriot sunk, now Coast Guard seeks fines

February 23rd 9:24 am

As a result of recent charges, vessel's owner could face penalties of $155,000

Opinion: Recall sponsors ask voters to decide whether Kelty's actions were unethical

February 23rd 9:23 am

In December 2017, a group of 10 Unalaska citizens filed a petition to recall Mayor Frank Kelty on the grounds of violating his office by attempting to broker a Preferential Use Agreement with Matson for the Unalaska Marine Center.  The recall petition was [...]

Proposed budget includes deep cuts for fisheries programs

February 23rd 9:23 am

The Trump Administration's $4.4 trillion federal budget for next year takes some mean whacks to programs that affect fisheries. Off the top, the spending plan unveiled on Feb. 12 cuts the budget for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) [...]

Space weather, havoc caused by the sun

February 23rd 9:22 am

NOAA center sends out warnings to airline pilots, hopeful aurora viewers and managers of electrical grids

Maximum harvest reduced for Nushagak caribou hunt

February 23rd 9:21 am

The managers of the federal subsistence caribou hunt on the Nushagak Peninsula have reduced its maximum harvest from 300 to 218. The original harvest limit was set at a planning committee meeting in August before the hunt opened. Togiak National Wildlife [...]

Traveling volunteers offer tax preparation assistance

February 23rd 9:20 am

Rural Alaska residents will benefit from free program

Eagles, Lady Wolverines net titles

February 23rd 9:19 am

The Dillingham High School Lady Wolverines and the New Stuyahok Eagles both walked away from the Pen Air Invitational Basketball Tournament this past weekend with new hardware. The two teams won their respective divisions of the three-day tournament in [...]

Gould scores 17 in KC's loss to Seahawks

February 23rd 9:19 am

Bristol Bay Times/Dutch Harbor Fisherman The Seward Seahawks spoiled the King Cove T-Jacks upset bid last Wednesday by piecing together a 21-5 run in the final eight minutes for a 53-39 win at home. King Cove matched Seward shot-for-shot during the first [...]

'Big 4' lead King Cove Rookies past Seward

February 23rd 9:18 am

Mack, Newton, Duarte and Brandell score double figures

Fishermen's association approves youth chapter

February 23rd 9:17 am

UNFA representatives call for more outreach about 'inclusive' organization

Obituary-Rhonda Jo Edge

February 23rd 9:16 am

Rhonda Jo Edge Rhonda Jo Edge, 54, of Anchorage, passed away peacefully at her home Feb. 13 after a year-and-a-half-long battle with cancer. She was born Dec. 8, 1963, in Ellensburg, Wash., to Carl and Elaine Fleetwood. She moved to Fairbanks when she was [...]

Ravn begins flights between Bristol Bay and Anchorage

February 23rd 9:15 am

Passengers express hope that more competition will bring down airfare

Opinion: Federal budget-makers think Alaska's too rich to deserve funding

February 23rd 9:01 am

This week, Alaska got a shocking glimpse into how deep the disconnect really is between the state and the current federal administration. In the proposed federal budget, released by President Donald Trump's administration last week, there are cuts to many [...]

Opinion: The true economic cost of uncertainty

February 23rd 9:00 am

Posturing and rigidity by members of the Alaska Legislature has cost the private economy perhaps half a billion dollars a year in investment that could have sped recovery from the recession, according to a new report. Business people have said for two years [...]

Area teams gearing up for regional tournaments

February 23rd 8:54 am

The Class 1A teams throughout the Northwest Arctic and North Slope school districts will officially kick off their quests to earn berths in the upcoming ASAA state basketball tournament this coming weekend when they compete in regional tournaments. The top [...]

Mining opponents celebrate EPA's decision

February 16th 1:26 pm

Agency suspends its withdrawal of proposed watershed protections

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