Gusty Bartman Nominated for Honorary UAF Doctorate

Jan 29, 2014
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Dr. Amy Eisenberg is recommending the Dillingham elder for the honorary degree, based on his many contributions to the Yup'ik community.

Ed Budrow, UAF Bristol Bay

UA President Pat Gamble and UAF Chancellor Brian Rogers were in Dillingham for the official opening Tuesday.

List of Friday Cancellations

Jan 17, 2014

Road conditions have prompted closures around town, check back or tune in for updates.

Alaska House Majority

The members of a special task force on education in Alaska have wrapped up their work and have sent a series of recommendations to the members of the Alaska Legislature. Those recommendations include calls for reducing funding for public education. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.

What We Don't Know about Nushagak Bay

Dec 30, 2013

For the last 6-years the Bristol Bay Environmental Science Lab has been collecting data about Nushagak Bay. There is a lot that is known about the Bay but as KDLG’s Mike Mason reports, there are still holes in the data.

MAP Students Train for ETT

Dec 27, 2013

The 40+ hour course trains students in the basics of emergency medical care, and offers a chance to certify as emergency trauma technicians.

Connor Ito

Dillingham residents can help make Christmas more merry for area senior citizens, one secret gift at a time.

The Co-Chairs of a special legislative task force focused on education in Alaska have been flying around the state in recent months gathering public input on the public education system in Alaska. As KDLG’s Mike Mason reports… they are currently in the Bristol Bay region.

Slow Down in School Parking Lot, says DCSD

Dec 13, 2013

Some drivers never tap their brakes as they swing through to drop their kids off in the dark morning hours.

Shannon Clouse

Denise Lisac, a 30 year veteran of Dillingham City Schools, was recently selected as the state's top educator.

Alaska Governor Sean Parnell used his speech at the annual Alaska Federation of Natives convention to unveil a new initiative to digitally linkup schools across the state. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.

University of Alaska

The longest serving member of the University of Alaska Board of Regents has been appointed to the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges. Mary Hughes is the first Alaskan to serve on the Board, which is the premier authority on higher-education governance.

Dillingham Schools Help Students Deal with Grief

Oct 3, 2013

Enrollment, dual credits, and dealing with grief were just a few of the topics discussed during the most recent meeting of the Dillingham School Board. KDLG’s Mike Mason was there and filed this report.

The State of Alaska confirms that 2,038 students earned Alaska Performance Scholarships this year totaling around $8-million dollars. The students will receive scholarships totaling over $4.7-thousand dollars based on their academic performance.

The Bering Strait School District, which serves a huge swath of western Alaska, is facing increasing costs while at the same time preparing for funding cuts. KDLG’s Mike Mason reports.