March 2015

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by Sophie Evan on March 31, 2015

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Sea Lion Corporation plans to open the old Swanson's store. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK.

Sea Lion Corporation plans to open the old Swanson’s store. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK.

The Sea Lion Corporation plans to open a store in the old Swanson’s location around April 15th. A subsidiary, UCI, plans to operate in the old location near the riverfront. They also plan to operate the hardware store, lumber store, Quick Foods, the furniture store, and a store in Dillingham: N&N Market. Sea Lion is the native corporation for Hooper Bay.
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BSAR is warning against vehicle travel on the river. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK.

BSAR is warning against vehicle travel on the river. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK.

Bethel Search and Rescue is advising no truck or car travel on the Kuskokwim river due to the weakened ice. Mike Riley is head of the BSAR, which surveyed the area Sunday. Read more →

Salmon strips drying on  a rack in Bethel. Photo by Daysha Eaton

Salmon strips drying on a rack in Bethel, 2015. Photo by Daysha Eaton

The Alaska Court of Appeals has affirmed a lower court’s decision that Yup’ik Fishermen who fished for King salmon during a state closure should be convicted. The decision was issued Friday.

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The Calista live Call-In show aired Friday morning at 11 a-m on KYUK radio. Calista Public Relations Manager Thom Leonard was on hand to talk about the Annual Shareholders Meeting which will be in Kasigluk this summer, on the 11th of July. Listen to the half hour show here, one of the subjects discussed was “A binding resolution whether to amend Calista’s Articles of Incorporation to issue 100 shares to Descendants of original Shareholders and to Alaska Natives who could have received original Calista stock,but did not.”

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An appeals court upheld a district court conviction of 13 Yup'ik fishermen. Photo by Shane Iverson / KYUK.

An appeals court upheld a district court conviction of 13 Yup’ik fishermen. Photo by Shane Iverson / KYUK.

The Alaska Court of Appeals has affirmed a lower court’s decision that Yup’ik fishermen who fished during a state closure should be convicted. The decision was issued today.

In 2012 the thirteen defendants, all Yup’ik Alaska Native fishermen living a subsistence lifestyle, were charged with violating the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s emergency orders restricting fishing for king salmon on the Kuskokwim River.
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The Kuskokwim Salmon Management Working Group put together a list of recommendations for early season chinook salmon management. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK.

The Kuskokwim Salmon Management Working Group put together a list of recommendations for early season chinook salmon management. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK.

A couple months before the king salmon begin to enter the river, the Kuskokwim River Salmon Management Working Group met to set recommendations for an early season of conservation.

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