Press Releases

Press Releases
For further information concerning Borough Press Releases, please contact the Borough Clerks office at kateconley@lakeandpen.com 

January 31, 2018
Notice of Intent to Destroy Special Education Records
Notice of Intent to Destroy Special Education Records

January 9, 2018
Porcupine Caribou Herd reaches record high population

https://www.adn.com/alaska-news/wildlife/2018/01/08/porcupine-caribou-herd-reaches-record-high-population/


December 28, 2017
Strong east winds tumble buildings and boats around Iliamna Lake

http://kdlg.org/post/strong-east-winds-tumble-buildings-and-boats-around-iliamna-lake


December 18, 2017
Pebble names First Quantum Minerals as new partner

http://kdlg.org/post/pebble-names-first-quantum-minerals-new-partner

December 15, 2017
Port Heiden loses road access to safe harbor and old village
http://kdlg.org/post/port-heiden-loses-road-access-safe-harbor-and-old-village

December 8, 2017
Port Alsworth walks in memory of four who died in Lake Clark plane crash
http://kdlg.org/post/port-alsworth-walks-memory-four-who-died-lake-clark-plane-crash

December 2, 2017
Research continues on elevated mercury levels in some non-migratory fish in southwest Alaska
http://kdlg.org/post/research-continues-elevated-mercury-levels-some-non-migratory-fish-southwest-alaska

November 28, 2017
Meshik Processing Center aims to be operational for the 2018 salmon season
http://kdlg.org/post/meshik-processing-center-aims-be-operational-2018-salmon-season

November 24, 2017
Bristol Bay drifter named “fisherman of the year” for quick skills at annual event
http://kdlg.org/post/bristol-bay-drifter-named-fisherman-year-quick-skills-annual-event

November 14, 2017
First Alaskans Institute Young Native Leader Awardee:  AlexAnna Salmon 
http://firstalaskans.org/newsroom/news-releases/announcing-the-2017-awardees-of-the-howard-rock-ted-stevens-smokehouse-gala/

November 14, 2017
51.3 million: ADF&G predicting another big year for Bristol Bay sockeye in 2018
http://kdlg.org/post/513-million-adfg-predicting-another-big-year-bristol-bay-sockeye-2018

November 10, 2017
Wolves slowing down the Mulchatna caribou herd rebound, says ADF&G biologist
http://kdlg.org/post/wolves-slowing-down-mulchatna-caribou-herd-rebound-says-adfg-biologist

November 3, 2017
Through cyber counseling, LPSD provides increased support to students
http://kdlg.org/post/through-cyber-counseling-lpsd-provides-increased-support-students

November 1, 2017
Two years on, Port Heiden’s reindeer herd stable, not yet large enough to harvest
http://kdlg.org/post/two-years-port-heiden-s-reindeer-herd-stable-not-yet-large-enough-harvest

October 31, 2017
For Halloween, an old story about a Perryville creature sighting
http://kdlg.org/post/halloween-old-story-about-perryville-creature-sighting

October 30, 2017
LPSD students and teachers get creative to meet requirements in a condensed school year

http://kdlg.org/post/lpsd-students-and-teachers-get-creative-meet-requirements-condensed-school-year

October 27, 2017
With enrollment up, Meshik School hires new teacher
http://kdlg.org/post/enrollment-meshik-school-hires-new-teacher

October 18, 2017
Igiugig making slow progress on offsetting diesel consumption with renewable energy

http://kdlg.org/post/igiugig-making-slow-progress-offsetting-diesel-consumption-renewable-energy

October 13, 2017
Fair process and jobs: EPA hears different opinions about Pebble Mine in Iliamna
http://kdlg.org/post/fair-process-and-jobs-epa-hears-different-opinions-about-pebble-mine-iliamna

October 13, 2017
In Port Heiden, recent storms exacerbate an old problem
http://kdlg.org/post/port-heiden-recent-storms-exacerbate-old-problem

October 11, 2017
Igiugig hikes to Big Mountain as a part of their local food challenge

http://kdlg.org/post/igiugig-hikes-big-mountain-part-their-local-food-challenge


October 5, 2017
First glance at Pebble's new plans
http://kdlg.org/post/first-glance-pebbles-new-plans

October 4, 2017
Bering Sea cyclone to send strong westerlies into Bristol Bay Thursday
http://kdlg.org/post/bering-sea-cyclone-send-strong-westerlies-bristol-bay-thursday


October 4, 2017
AlexAnna Salmon’s bold advocacy for a way of life
http://kdlg.org/post/alexanna-salmon-s-bold-advocacy-way-life


October 2, 2017
Port Alsworth senior takes fifth at cross country state championship
http://kdlg.org/post/port-alsworth-senior-takes-fifth-cross-country-state-championship

September 28, 2017
Community garden and produce market up fresh food options in Newhalen and Iliamna
http://kdlg.org/post/community-garden-and-produce-market-fresh-food-options-newhalen-and-iliamna

September 26, 2017
Chignik fishermen slay record six million humpies
http://kdlg.org/post/chignik-fishermen-slay-record-six-million-humpies


September 21, 2018
Pre-K in Igiugig is all in Yup'ik
http://kdlg.org/post/pre-k-igiugig-all-yupik

September 20,2017

As reports trickle in, Bristol Bay’s fall moose hunt appears about average
http://kdlg.org/post/reports-trickle-bristol-bay-s-fall-moose-hunt-appears-about-average

September 19, 2017
After 87 years in a Smithsonian collection, bones of Igiugig ancestors return home

http://kdlg.org/post/after-87-years-smithsonian-collection-bones-igiugig-ancestors-return-home


September 18, 2017
Bristol Bay's huge year yields ex-vessel value of at least $214.6 million
http://kdlg.org/post/bristol-bays-huge-year-yields-ex-vessel-value-least-2146-million

September 18,2017
Incumbents largely unchallenged in upcoming municipal elections
http://kdlg.org/post/incumbents-largely-unchallenged-upcoming-municipal-elections

September 18, 2017
Port Alsworth cleans up at Dillingham Invitational cross country meet

http://kdlg.org/post/port-alsworth-cleans-dillingham-invitational-cross-country-meet

September 7, 2017
Igiugig is set to embark on its Native Foods Challenge
http://kdlg.org/post/igiugig-set-embark-its-native-foods-challenge

September 5, 2017
Following its new subsistence calendar, LPSD starts school after Labor Day
http://kdlg.org/post/following-its-new-subsistence-calendar-lpsd-starts-school-after-labor-day

August 31, 2017
At Katmai’s Brooks Camp, tourists and bears mingle mostly carefree
http://kdlg.org/post/katmai-s-brooks-camp-tourists-and-bears-mingle-mostly-carefree


August 24, 2017
New public dock open for business in Chignik Bay

http://kdlg.org/post/new-public-dock-open-business-chignik-bay

August 22, 2017
Bristol Bay Heritage Land Trust nominated for international award for river preservation
http://kdlg.org/post/bristol-bay-heritage-land-trust-nominated-international-award-river-preservation

August 18, 2017
Fall moose hunt begins Sunday in GMUs 17B and 17C

http://kdlg.org/post/fall-moose-hunt-begins-sunday-gmus-17b-and-17c

August 16, 2017
Nearly half of structures on dock affected by fire, says witness of Port Moller fire
http://kdlg.org/post/nearly-half-structures-dock-affected-fire-says-witness-port-moller-fire


August 8, 2017
Alaska Peninsula caribou herds increasing, says area management biologist
http://kdlg.org/post/alaska-peninsula-caribou-herds-increasing-says-area-management-biologist 

July 24, 2017
Coast Guard, Good Samaritans respond to vessel in distress near Port Moller Saturday
http://kdlg.org/post/coast-guard-good-samaritans-respond-vessel-distress-near-port-moller-saturday

July 21, 2017
Guiding their futures: area youth find career options in lucrative sport fishing industry

http://kdlg.org/post/guiding-their-futures-area-youth-find-career-options-lucrative-sport-fishing-industry

July 16, 2017
Bristol Bay Fisheries Report: July 16, 2017

http://kdlg.org/post/bristol-bay-fisheries-report-july-16-2017

July 15, 2017
Bristol Bay Fisheries Report: July 15, 2017

http://kdlg.org/post/bristol-bay-fisheries-report-july-15-2017

July 14, 2017
Bristol Bay Fisheries Report: July 14, 2017
http://kdlg.org/post/bristol-bay-fisheries-report-july-14-2017

July 13, 2017
Bristol Bay Fisheries Report: July 13, 2017

http://kdlg.org/post/bristol-bay-fisheries-report-july-13-2017http://kdlg.org/post/bristol-bay-fisheries-report-july-13-2017

July 12, 2017
Bristol Bay Fisheries Report: July 12, 2017
http://kdlg.org/post/bristol-bay-fisheries-report-july-12-2017

July 11, 2017
Bristol Bay Fisheries Report: July 11, 2017
http://kdlg.org/post/bristol-bay-fisheries-report-july-11-2017 

July 10, 2017
Bristol Bay Fisheries Report: July 10, 2017
http://kdlg.org/post/bristol-bay-fisheries-report-july-10-2017

July 10, 2017
The Egegik fishery employs thousands, but very few live in it's city
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ttp://kdlg.org/post/egegik-fishery-employs-thousands-very-few-live-its-city

July 9, 2017
Bristol Bay Fisheries Report: July 9, 2017 

http://kdlg.org/post/bristol-bay-fisheries-report-july-9-2017 

July 6, 2017
As Cape Greig walruses draw “flightseers,” pilots urge caution

http://kdlg.org/post/cape-greig-walruses-draw-flightseers-pilots-urge-caution 

July 6, 2017
Egegik has a new city administrator
http://kdlg.org/post/egegik-has-new-city-administrator

July 5, 2017
Bristol Bay Fisheries Report: July 5, 2017
http://kdlg.org/post/bristol-bay-fisheries-report-july-5-2017

July 5, 2017
New Icicle CEO touring Alaska facilities
http://kdlg.org/post/new-icicle-ceo-touring-alaska-facilities

June 30, 2017
Harbor seal pup rescued near Egegik in Rehab 


June 25, 2017
Bristol Bay Fisheries Report: June 25, 2017
http://kdlg.org/post/bristol-bay-fisheries-report-june-25-2017-0

June 21, 2017
Bristol Bay Fisheries Report: June 21, 2017

http://kdlg.org/post/bristol-bay-fisheries-report-june-21-2017


June 20, 2017
Bristol Bay Fisheries Report: June 20, 2017
http://kdlg.org/post/bristol-bay-fisheries-report-june-20-2017

June 20,2017
Lake Clark National Park opens first public use cabin

http://kdlg.org/post/lake-clark-national-park-opens-first-public-use-cabin

June 19, 2017
Bristol Bay Fisheries Report: June 19, 2017

http://kdlg.org/post/bristol-bay-fisheries-report-june-19-2017


June 13, 2017
About 14,000 sockeye on the books in Bristol Bay through Monday 
http://kdlg.org/post/about-14000-sockeye-books-bristol-bay-through-monday

June 13, 2017
Pebble Partnership contracts with ASRC Energy Services

http://www.alaskapublic.org/2017/06/13/pebble-partnership-contracts-with-asrc-energy-services/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+aprn-news+%28APRN%3A+Ala

June 9, 2017
Igiugig puts about $1 million to work revitalizing Lake Iliamna Yup’ik
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ttp://kdlg.org/post/igiugig-puts-about-1-million-work-revitalizing-lake-iliamna-yup-ik

June 8, 2017
Iliamna Lake levels barely high enough for Bristol Bay boat portage 
http://kdlg.org/post/iliamna-lake-levels-barely-high-enough-bristol-bay-boat-portage

June 5, 2017
UAF graduate student maps native place names around Iliamna Lake
http://kdlg.org/post/uaf-graduate-student-maps-native-place-names-around-iliamna-lake

June 1, 2017
Igiugig staves off opening new landfill by recycling
http://kdlg.org/post/igiugig-staves-opening-new-landfill-recycling

May 23, 2017
Cape Greig walrus are back, ADF&G plans changed fishery boundary again
http://kdlg.org/post/cape-greig-walrus-are-back-adfg-plans-changed-fishery-boundary-again

May 12, 2017
Igiugig group travels to New Mexico and Arizona for cultural exchange
http://kdlg.org/post/igiugig-group-travels-new-mexico-and-arizona-cultural-exchange

May 5, 2017
Igiugig celebrates final days of school with Goose Camp
(http://kdlg.org/post/igiugig-celebrates-final-days-school-goose-camp)

May 3, 2017
Lake and Peninsula School District switches to "subsistence calendar."
(http://kdlg.org/post/lake-and-peninsula-school-district-switches-subsistence-calendar)

April 27, 2017
Mining company invests in Groundhog project northeast of Pebble
(http://kdlg.org/post/mining-company-invests-groundhog-project-northeast-pebble )

April 24, 2017

A living legend of Alaska's Lake Clark 
(https://www.adn.com/alaska-life/we-alaskans/2017/04/23/a-living-legend-of-alaskas-lake-clark/ )

April 20, 2017
Lake and Pen students meet for academics, athletics in Newhalen
http://kdlg.org/post/lake-and-pen-students-meet-academics-athletics-newhalen

April 15, 2017
Tusty not so trusty, say Southwest fishing communities
(http://kdlg.org/post/tusty-not-so-trusty-say-southwest-fishing-communities#stream/0 )

Feb 16, 2017
Ptarmigan numbers "alarmingly" low on Alaska Peninsula

http://kdlg.org/post/ptarmigan-numbers-alarmingly-low-alaska-peninsula

January 9, 2017
New city dock in Chignik Bay nearly complete

(http://kdlg.org/post/new-city-dock-chignik-bay-nearly-complete#stream/0 )


Lake and Peninsula Borough is renowned for hunting and fishing, and the statistics seem to support it.  The Pope & Young Club is recognized as the official repository for records on bow-harvested North American big game animals.  Their records for bear (https://pope-young.org/records/top_ten.asp?sid=1) show the first, second, third and eighth largest bears were claimed in Lake and Peninsula Borough.