The Bristol Bay Times http://www.thedutchharborfisherman.com Serving Dillingham, Naknek, King Salmon and Southwest villages en-us 2017 Alaska Newspapers, Inc. Sun, 26 Mar 2017 07:56:09 CDT 1440 http://www.thedutchharborfisherman.com http://www.thedutchharborfisherman.com/graphics/rss_bt.gif The Bristol Bay Times Dillingham talks about budget, environment with Edgmon http://www.thedutchharborfisherman.com/article/1712dillingham_talks_about_budget_environment http://www.thedutchharborfisherman.com/article/1712dillingham_talks_about_budget_environment Alaska's budget and local environmental concerns were at the forefront of a community meeting with Western Alaska's legislative representative earlier this month. Tue, 5 Sep 474265 12:21:52 CST Fundraiser brings in $37,000 for Destination families http://www.thedutchharborfisherman.com/article/1712fundraiser_brings_in_37000_for_destination http://www.thedutchharborfisherman.com/article/1712fundraiser_brings_in_37000_for_destination A benefit event last Friday at the Norwegian Rat Saloon in Unalaska brought in over $37,000 for the families of the crew of the crab boat Destination which disappeared in the Bering Sea on Feb. 11 along with six fishermen. The biggest item auctioned, in terms of both size and money, was a whale skull. The winning bid was $6,500 submitted by a group of people. Tue, 29 Aug 474265 05:21:52 CST Pebble, EPA ask for extension in court case http://www.thedutchharborfisherman.com/article/1712pebble_epa_ask_for_extension_in_court_case_1 http://www.thedutchharborfisherman.com/article/1712pebble_epa_ask_for_extension_in_court_case_1 Both sides are looking for a little more time in the lawsuit over whether a federal agency acted improperly in its efforts to block a proposed mine in Bristol Bay. Wed, 23 Aug 474265 13:15:12 CST GCI receives OK for cell towers http://www.thedutchharborfisherman.com/article/1712gci_receives_ok_for_cell_towers http://www.thedutchharborfisherman.com/article/1712gci_receives_ok_for_cell_towers New cellphone towers and a technology upgrade should help Unalaska/Dutch Harbor, the home of some of the world's worst weather and poor cell phone and Internet service, go beyond the reach of fiber optic cable. Thu, 17 Aug 474265 01:41:52 CST Dillingham school board to consider $9.2 million budget http://www.thedutchharborfisherman.com/article/1712dillingham_school_board_to_consider_92 http://www.thedutchharborfisherman.com/article/1712dillingham_school_board_to_consider_92 Despite funding uncertainties, the Dillingham City School District board will take up next year's budget in the coming week, and consider a change to how the administration is structured. Wed, 9 Aug 474265 02:01:52 CST Manokotak prepares for expanded boundaries http://www.thedutchharborfisherman.com/article/1712manokotak_prepares_for_expanded_boundaries http://www.thedutchharborfisherman.com/article/1712manokotak_prepares_for_expanded_boundaries With no action to the contrary, the city of Manokotak has gotten quite a bit larger. Wed, 2 Aug 474265 06:08:32 CST Aleknagik students learn survival skills http://www.thedutchharborfisherman.com/article/1712aleknagik_students_learn_survival_skills http://www.thedutchharborfisherman.com/article/1712aleknagik_students_learn_survival_skills On a sunny, brisk Tuesday afternoon, 16 Aleknagik students turned toward the mountains north of their school, mostly in unison. Their heads were down, studying bona fide compasses, rather than taking in the views. Then instructor Ward Jones told them to turn south. Sun, 23 Jul 474265 04:28:32 CST Manokotak road meetings scheduled http://www.thedutchharborfisherman.com/article/1712manokotak_road_meetings_scheduled http://www.thedutchharborfisherman.com/article/1712manokotak_road_meetings_scheduled Community meetings are planned in western Bristol Bay this month to review options for a potential new road between Manokotak and Dillingham. Wed, 19 Jul 474265 06:01:52 CST Crew of lost crabbing vessel declared legally dead http://www.thedutchharborfisherman.com/article/1712crew_of_lost_crabbing_vessel_declared_legally http://www.thedutchharborfisherman.com/article/1712crew_of_lost_crabbing_vessel_declared_legally The six men lost when their crabbing boat sank on a cold morning in the Bering Sea last month were declared legally dead at an unusual court proceeding Monday, allowing heartbroken families to take a first step toward closure and settling their loved ones' affairs. Tue, 11 Jul 474265 09:08:32 CST New project to count eider population poisoned by shot http://www.thedutchharborfisherman.com/article/1712new_project_to_count_eider_population http://www.thedutchharborfisherman.com/article/1712new_project_to_count_eider_population Threatened spectacled eiders, sea ducks that have died in large numbers after ingesting lead from hunters' spent ammunition, will be tracked and counted in a research project announced Friday by the U.S. Department of Interior. Wed, 5 Jul 474265 08:41:52 CST