A jury trial is underway in Bethel in the manslaughter case against Philip Simeon Jr. The 27-year-old Aniak resident is facing charges for allegedly driving his snow machine while intoxicated and hitting a group of people. Officials say Simeon was driving across a ditch with open water when the machine went airborne and fatally struck 15-year-old Dakota Nicholi. Another boy was injured.
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Federal management responsibility map, from Office of Subsistence Management.

Federal management responsibility map, from Office of Subsistence Management.

The Federal Subsistence Board Thursday unanimously approved a special action request from the Napaskiak Traditional Council that would limit any available king salmon to federally qualified subsistence users of 32 specific Kuskokwim communities.

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Burned wreckage of the Cessna 208. Photo courtesy ofthe Alaska State Troopers.

Burned wreckage of the Cessna 208. Photo courtesy ofthe Alaska State Troopers.

The National Transportation Safety Board has published a preliminary report about the crash that killed two pilots near Three Step Mountain.

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