Dillingham re-elects Alice Ruby as mayor

October 9th 10:28 am

Dillingham voters re-elected Alice Ruby to serve another term as mayor. Ruby, who has served as mayor since 2006, garnered 290 votes, followed by Johnson at 115, Tracy Hightower at 41 and Dave Gladden with eight. That was the city's only contested race.

Quota set for red crab, catch limits are down

October 9th 10:27 am

The first Bering Sea crab quotas were announced Tuesday by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, with more expected later in the week. For the fall's biggest shellfish season, Bristol Bay red king crab catch limits dropped slightly from last year. This [...]

Kelty elected to Unalaska City Council

October 9th 10:27 am

In the one race on the ballot in Unalaska elections, Frank Kelty received 158 votes for city council, to John Waldron's 112. Alejandro "Bong" Tungul was elected unopposed to the other council seat. In school board elections, both candidates were elected [...]

Bristol Bay Borough elects mostly incumbents

October 9th 10:26 am

The Bristol Bay Borough assembly will remain unchanged after Tuesday's election. According to the unofficial results provided by the borough, South Naknek resident Carvel Zimin Jr. and King Salmon resident Mary Swain were each re-elected to another term on [...]

Week of Alaska Native events kicks off in Anchorage

October 9th 10:26 am

A week of Alaska Native events, gatherings and celebrations start next week in Anchorage including the 2015 Elders and Youth Conference, a tribal conference focusing on resilience during times of change and the kickoff of the Alaska Federation of Natives [...]

Unalaska Police Report

October 9th 10:25 am

As told by the Unalaska Police Department. All individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Bristol Bay groups respond to Cohen report

October 9th 10:25 am

An independent firm has said more investigation into the Environmental Protection Agency's actions in Bristol Bay is warranted, calling a possible Clean Water Act designation unfair, but some in the region say the report doesn't fairly portray the issue.

Gardner races to 13th at state cross-country meet

October 9th 10:24 am

ANCHORAGE - Chloe Gardner may have entered the ASAA/First National Bank Class 1A-2A-3A State Cross-country Championships as one of the lesser-known stars in the state field. She didn't leave the event that way. A senior at Sand Point High School, Gardner [...]

Tacking traditions together, one stitch at a time

October 9th 10:23 am

When Kylie Shuneson, the New Stuyahok Kindergarten teacher, and fellow teachers learned about the fall skin sewing class offered through the Bristol Bay Campus of The University of Alaska Fairbanks, she and her peers wasted no time signing up.

Years Ago in the Bristol Bay Times-Dutch Harbor Fisherman

October 9th 10:22 am

Governor backs conservation coalition

Adak seeks cod quota, factory trawlers cry foul

October 9th 10:22 am

City wants federal regulators to guarantee minimum amount of cod each year

BBNC shareholders elect board of directors

October 9th 10:18 am

The Bristol Bay Native Corp. board of directors will have a new face this fall after shareholders elected three incumbents and one newcomer at the annual meeting in Naknek. Dillingham's Peter Andrew Jr., Naknek's Melvin Brown and Shawn Aspelund, who now [...]

Enlow powers Raiders to 7th at state meet

October 9th 10:02 am

Ross Enlow might want to talk with the United States Postal Service about a job as a spokesman following his impressive outing Saturday at the ASAA/First National Bank Class 1A-2A-3A State Cross-Country Championships. Nothing, and we mean nothing, stopped him [...]

'Rally the Regions' tourney set

October 9th 9:45 am

Alaska high school basketball fans will get to unwrap another gift during the upcoming Christmas holidays. A new tournament featuring some of the top small-school teams in the state. Organizers announced plans have been finalized to hold the inaugural 'Rally [...]

Remote software tracks rural energy efficiency

October 9th 9:43 am

Monitoring technology developed by Alaska Housing Finance Corporation is available for anyone to use

Permit costs decline with salmon prices

October 9th 9:42 am

Unsettled best describes the mood among brokers in the business of buying, selling and trading Alaska salmon permits and quota shares of various catches.  For salmon permits, "the dust hasn't really settled" since the season ended, said Doug Bowen of Alaska [...]

Opinion: UAF to unite international Arctic leaders, Alaskans during summit

October 9th 9:41 am

When warmer temperatures and daylight returns this spring, it will also bring nearly 1,000 scientists, policy makers, technical experts, educators, and other Arctic authorities from around the world to Fairbanks to develop a better understanding of the Arctic [...]

Opinion: Tragedy highlights dire need for gun regulation in America

October 9th 9:41 am

People laugh when I tell them I barely read the paper any more. But I don't. Even the radio isn't safe. I had to snap it off yesterday when they were talking in graphic detail about two parents who were gunned down in some foreign country right in front of [...]

Shell calls off plans for Arctic oil

October 2nd 4:14 pm

Citing high costs, 'unpredictable' regulatory environment, company walks away from multi-billion-dollar mission

Candidates weigh in on Bristol Bay issues

October 2nd 4:14 pm

Elections in communities throughout the Bristol Bay region are scheduled for Oct. 6. Here we asked candidates in some of the contested races around the region to tell us about their visions. City of Dillingham Mayor (four candidates - interviewed and [...]

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