The Bristol Bay Times http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com Serving Dillingham, Naknek, King Salmon and Southwest villages en-us 2017 Alaska Newspapers, Inc. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:27:24 CDT 1440 http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/graphics/rss_bt.gif The Bristol Bay Times Alaska gives Pebble OK for work http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1716alaska_gives_pebble_ok_for_work http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1716alaska_gives_pebble_ok_for_work The state of Alaska says it has taken hundreds of public comments to heart and will require developers of the stalled Pebble mine to do extensive cleanup and monitoring this summer mdash; and to commit $2 million to ensure disturbed land is eventually restored. Wed, 23 Dec 475035 18:28:36 CST Alaska art show opens Friday at MOTA http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1716alaska_art_show_opens_friday_at_mota http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1716alaska_art_show_opens_friday_at_mota A show featuring the works of local and state artists opens Friday in Unalaska, when an announcement of big, closely-guarded, news is expected from the deep-pockets Rasmuson Foundation. Sat, 19 Dec 475035 14:28:36 CST Lake and Pen students meet for academics, athletics in Newhalen http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1716lake_and_pen_students_meet_for_academics http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1716lake_and_pen_students_meet_for_academics 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 District, Lake Clark, sits almost 400 miles away from its southern counterpart, Perryville. Tue, 15 Dec 475035 10:28:36 CST Dillingham language students travel to Europe http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1716dillingham_language_students_travel_to_europe http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1716dillingham_language_students_travel_to_europe At the end of March, Cafe Ole, the Dillingham High School Spanish and French Club, took a whirlwind trip through France and Spain. In 10 days, 13 students and five chaperones traveled through Paris, Versailles, Avignon, Provence, Nimes, Carcasonne, Barcelona and Madrid. Tue, 8 Dec 475035 11:48:36 CST Tusty not so trusty, say Southwest fishing communities http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1716tusty_not_so_trusty_say_southwest_fishing http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1716tusty_not_so_trusty_say_southwest_fishing Delayed sailing (again) this spring is creating hardships and added costs for communities ahead of a summer swell of activity and fishing. Fri, 4 Dec 475035 18:55:16 CST Unalaska City Council nixes GCI cell tower http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1716unalaska_city_council_nixes_gci_cell_tower http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1716unalaska_city_council_nixes_gci_cell_tower Built to withstand 130 mph winds but not powerful political pressure, a cellphone tower proposal for Unalaska Valley was blown down by a unanimous vote last week of the Unalaska City Council. The council upheld Rufina Shaishnikoff's appeal of one of the permits approved in March by the city planning commission. Sun, 29 Nov 475035 08:21:56 CST Legislature approves Indigenous Peoples Day bill http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1716legislature_approves_indigenous_peoples_day_1 http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1716legislature_approves_indigenous_peoples_day_1 A bill recognizing the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples Day passed through the legislature this week. It now moves on to Gov. Bill Walker for his signature. Wed, 25 Nov 475035 07:08:36 CST Salmon numbers look good as Bristol Bay chills http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1716salmon_numbers_look_good_as_bristol_bay_1 http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1716salmon_numbers_look_good_as_bristol_bay_1 A brighter outlook for Alaska's upcoming salmon season just got even better. Wed, 18 Nov 475035 11:15:16 CST A fighter jet lost an engine above the Bering Sea. A voice from afar guided the pilot to safety. http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1716a_fighter_jet_lost_an_engine_above_the_bering http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1716a_fighter_jet_lost_an_engine_above_the_bering When a fighter jet lost an engine over the Bering Sea last summer, the quick thinking of an Anchorage air traffic controller hundreds of miles away helped bring two U.S. Marine pilots home safe, and earned the controller a national award last month. Mon, 9 Nov 475035 21:41:56 CST Military exercise brings unease to coastal towns http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1716military_exercise_brings_unease_to_coastal http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1716military_exercise_brings_unease_to_coastal A massive military exercise will return this spring to the Gulf of Alaska, and so is the controversy over its environmental impacts. Mon, 2 Nov 475035 00:48:36 CST