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  1. A scientist's second act in the Alaskan fishing watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 16 | Salon.com

    ... water and working with boats" had stuck with her. "I had done some research on Port Moller, which is just outside of Naknek and King Salmon. We worked at a cannery and I worked on a fishing boat out there, and I was just like, 'This would be a great ...

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  2. Bristol Bay wrapping up unexpectedly good fall silver fisheryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | APRN

    ... as all the districts but Togiak wound down the commercial effort. By district, Egegik had 7,000 coho on the books, Naknek-Kvichak 3,000, the Ugashik catch is confidential based on limited buyers, and Togiak had 6,000. The total Bristol Bay coho ...

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  3. Man dies after falling from boat into southwest Alaska lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 22 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The body of 35-year-old Bryan Robert Anderson of Naknek was pulled from Lake Aleknagik .

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  4. Naknek basketball coach dies after falling out of boat on Lake AleknagikRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    A boating accident late Sunday on Lake Aleknagik claimed the life of 35-year-old Bryan Anderson of Naknek, the well-known boys varsity basketball coach at Bristol Bay High School, KDLG reported. Anderson was on a skiff with Jack Savo of Dillingham and two others.

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  5. Katmai National Park, AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Information Technology Blog

    ... Airport in Here, the park's official concessionaire runs the Brooks Lodge on the shore of aquamarine-colored Naknek Lake, and just a short walk from Brooks Falls. Within minutes after landing, we spotted our first bear-a young cub meandering along ...

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  6. Fairbanks Looking Back - Aug. 11, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... Aug. 11, 1967 - JUNEAU - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has ordered 164 tons of food shipped to Dillingham and Naknek, hard hit economically by one of the poorest red salmon runs on record, Sen. Ernest Gruening, D-Alaska, said today. The food, ...

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  7. Silver Bay Seafoods Naknek target of state OSHA investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A state Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigator is looking into claims of workplace health and safety issues at the Silver Bay Seafoods processing plant in Naknek. While many of Bristol Bay's salmon processing companies had issues with their workforce during this record-setting season, only Silver Bay has drawn the state's attention so far.

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  8. Bristol Bay red salmon run smashes recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... influx of fish, put limits on fishermen during the height of the season. Everett Thompson, a drift fisherman based in Naknek, said he lost out on catching between 50,000 to 100,000 pounds of fish due to limits. He said he caught processor-imposed ...

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  9. Order Bristol Bay sockeye fillets for August delivery; enjoy fresh veggies and flowers right nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Now you can get Bristol Bay sockeyes without getting on a plane or baiting a single hook. Catch of the Season, a seafood version of the "community-supported agriculture" business model, is taking orders this week for fish caught in Naknek.

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  10. In Sitka: A mobile plant built to chill out the Bristol Bay fisheryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | APRN

    ... up to 300,000 pounds of whole sockeye a day - while tied to the banks of the Ugashik River, about 85 miles south of Naknek, where the nearest processors are located. But right now these guys are over 800 miles away from Bristol Bay, in a makeshift ...

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  11. A Sitka mobile plant built to chill out the Bristol Bay fisheryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... up to 300,000 pounds of whole sockeye a day - while tied to the banks of the Ugashik River, about 85 miles south of Naknek, where the nearest processors are located. But right now these guys are over 800 miles away from Bristol Bay, in a makeshift ...

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  12. Single-day catch of 1 million sockeye buoys Nushagak fishermen in Bristol BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... days have happened in other Bristol Bay fisheries, they're rarely seen in the Nushagak, a smaller fishery than the Naknek-Kvichak district to the east. The bay, considered the premier red salmon fishery in the country, is divided into five ...

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  13. Naknek's Fishy Fabrications takes on skiff building this springRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Bristol Bay has a big fishery but not a big marine services industry, beyond the seasonal shops that show up in the summer. This spring a local fabricator in Naknek expanded their business to try building a few set net skiffs from the ground up.

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  14. Assembly passes tax incentive for fresher fishRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... credit to help offset the cost of the work. The Bristol Bay Borough encompasses much of eastern Bristol Bay and the Naknek-Kvichak commercial fishing district. The borough charges a 3 percent tax on the value of raw fish caught in its waters. "It's ...

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  15. Nakneka s Fishy Fabrications takes on skiff building this springRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | APRN

    Bristol Bay has a big fishery but not a big marine services industry, beyond the seasonal shops that show up in the summer. This spring a local fabricator in Naknek expanded their business to try building a few set net skiffs from the ground up.

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  16. Bristol Bay processors look to lower-48 for workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | APRN

    ... of workers on the program this year, and are now looking to US workers. By contrast, Alaska General Seafoods in Naknek said it has never used the H-2B program due to its cost. With the fishery just weeks away, companies are still looking to recruit ...

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  17. When sailboats ruled Bristol BayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Within four years, three more canneries appeared on the Nushagak, and within a decade canneries were built on the Naknek and Kvichak rivers. The dawn of the 20th century saw dozens of canneries around Bristol Bay catching, processing and canning ...

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  18. Fisheries managers jittery as budget negotiations drag onRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... they never get to be a part of it, and they really want to be," said Katie Copps-Wilson, an organizer. The town of Naknek swells from a population of 400 to nearly 12,000 when the world's largest sockeye salmon fishery at Bristol Bay gears up. But ...

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  19. Southwest Alaska education program growing in courses, studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... Borough, Lake and Peninsula, Southwest Region and Dillingham City school districts gathered for hands-on learning in Naknek, King Salmon and Dillingham. That was the fourth, and final, week-long focus on career and technical education of the school ...

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  20. John Branson at a beaver pond in 2013.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... That seed grew into a full-blown passion. In the fall of 1969, with a diploma from Boston University, he headed to Naknek to teach history and social studies. Two of his students were Jay and Bella Hammond's daughters, Heidi and Dana. At the time ...

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