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  1. Three Defendants Facing Criminal Charges for Mining Violations No-Shows in CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | APRN

    ... are accused of polluting the Salmon River with mine discharge, which was documented on aerial surveys flown by Togiak Refuge staff in 2011. Located near Goodnews Bay, the area has a history of platinum mining throughout last century. The indictment ...

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  2. Togiak man charged after assault, threats to shoot police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Anchorage Daily News

    Troopers said a Togiak VPO Sunday responded to a report of an assault and found that 19-year-old Anthony Forbes had injured two other men. When the officer attempted to arrest Forbes, he pushed the female officer and "threatened to shoot her if she attempted to arrest him again," troopers wrote in an online dispatch.

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  3. Officials Warn of Botulism Outbreak in Twin HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | APRN

    Health officials are warning of a botulism outbreak from a batch of seal oil produced recently in the Bristol Bay village of Twin Hills, near Togiak.

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  4. Alaska News Nightly: December 24, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | APRN

    Health officials are warning of a botulism outbreak from a batch of seal oil produced recently in the Bristol Bay village of Twin Hills, near Togiak. A state investigation into the outbreak says more than 25 people may have consumed the seal oil, and they're working quickly to track them down.

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  5. Alaska News Nightly: December 17, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | APRN

    ... meeting is happening at a time when the state is facing difficult budget decisions that could hamper the project. The Togiak Health Clinic was damaged in an apparent burglary earlier this week, and two young men have been identified as the suspects. ...

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  6. Teens arrested in vandalism, burglary that shuts down Togiak clinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Togiak Health Clinic was vandalized during an apparent burglary late Monday night or early Tuesday morning, and two young men have been arrested and identified as suspects in the case. The only health facility for the village of 900 residents remained closed Wednesday morning due to damage to the building's electrical and communication systems.

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  7. Pictures: Alaska's Wondrous Bristol Bay, Now Off-Limits to Gas and Oil DrillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | National Geographic

    ... Lake Clark National Park, Katmai National Park, Wood-Tikchick State Park-the largest state park in the nation-and the Togiak Refuge . The bay hosts the largest wild sockeye salmon run in the world, in addition to providing habitat for multiple ...

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  8. Togiak man gets 8 years for manslaughter charge stemming from drug debtRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... with Lockuk in which he'd front the younger man a half pound of marijuana to sell in the Bristol Bay village of Togiak. However, Lockuk accumulated a hefty debt due to a pill addiction, said assistant district attorney Adam Alexander. When an early ...

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  9. Peer mentor for recovering addicts arrested for breaking into Togiak clinic pharmacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    George Washington Kase, 25, originally of Dillingham, was arrested April 11 in Togiak for allegedly breaking into the village clinic pharmacy and stealing prescription medications. Kase had been employed as a peer mentor at the Bristol Bay Area Health Corp.'s Behavioral Health Center and had been speaking to others in Bristol Bay about addiction and recovery.

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  10. Fish Factor: Strong 2015 forecasts for pollock, Bristol Bay salmonRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... that shows that the run is healthy and sustainable." Also at Bristol Bay, the state's largest herring fishery at Togiak is expecting a huge haul again next spring of 29,012 tons in the sac roe fishery, 4,000 tons more than this year. It took ...

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  11. State forecasts banner year for 2015 Alaska fisheriesRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    ... around 50 million. I think that shows the run is healthy and sustainable." The state's largest herring fishery at Togiak is expecting another huge haul next spring of 29,012 tons in the sac roe fishery; 4,000 tons more than this year. It took ...

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  12. Corporate officers of mining company in Western Alaska indicted by federal grand juryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... happened between 2010 and 2011. The Salmon River hosts all five species of Pacific Salmon. It crosses part of the Togiak Refuge and drains into Kuskokwim Bay. The US Attorney's office did not specify what, if any, environmental damage occurred from ...

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  13. Laine Welch: 2015 outlook good for Alaska fisheriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... that shows that the run is healthy and sustainable." Also at Bristol Bay, the state's largest herring fishery at Togiak is expecting a huge haul again next spring of 29,012 tons in the sac roe fishery, 4,000 tons more than this year. It took ...

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  14. Platinum mine criminal charges a first for AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... watershed, was so murky only 10 salmon could be seen, Mark Lisac, a fisheries biologist based in Dillingham for the Togiak National Wildlife Refuge, wrote in an Aug. 11, 2011, report about what he saw the day before. In earlier surveys done since ...

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  15. Published Events - Oct. 22Read the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    ... a Noon -1:00 p.m. Wild Country, Wild Rivers, Wild Fish: Rafting, fishing and Adventuring on the rivers of Togiak Wilderness Area, presented by Poppy Benson. Alaska Island's & Ocean's Seminar Room. 95 Sterling Hwy. Community Recreation Zumba a ...

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  16. Mike Mason, radio voice of Bristol Bay, leaving KDLGRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... and flying home, he stayed aboard as the tender made its way to other fisheries, including the spring herring in Togiak. That summer he worked as an expediter for Ocean Beauty Seafoods in Naknek, a season he remembers as bad for the fleet but pretty ...

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  17. What wiped out mammoths of St. Paul island before humans arrived?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... in the world -- about 200 miles north of Unalaska in the Aleutian Islands and 200 miles from Cape Newenham near Togiak. Island living somehow suited the mammoths, which survived on St. Paul more than 5,000 years longer than on mainland Alaska. ...

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  18. Attorney's Respond to State's Proposed Translation PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | APRN

    ... The state addresses dialects in their proposal but suggests they would only confer with the plaintiff communities of Togiak and Hooper Bay. Attorneys are also requesting that posters be displayed in election places on election day reminding people ...

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  19. Obituary - Aug. 27Read the original story

    Aug 26, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    ... born Dec. 12, 1951 in Portland, Ore., to Lyle and Leta Mae (Wilson) Hutson. She moved to Alaska in 1977 and lived in Togiak, Levelock, Anchorage and Valdez Creek before settling in Anchor Point. Connie was a member of the Anchor Point Baptist Church ...

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  20. In Togiak, illegal fishing prompts concerns about escapementRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... remain about what impact the illegally caught fish may have had on the struggle to make the escapement goal in the Togiak River. The low escapement has resulted in closures to the district fishery. For enforcement, the case was a major and hopefully ...

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