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Billie Benedict's home was ransacked while she was away for medical. Now friends are helping out

The home of Dillingham resident Billie Benedict was ransacked this month while she was away for medical reasons. Now, several community members have reached out to help.

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Peter Pan Seafoods announces base price for Bristol Bay sockeye

The company announced a base price of $1.10. This is the first time in at least 25 years that a Bristol Bay processor has announced its base price this early in the year.

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The company announced a base price of $1.10. This is the first time in at least 25 years that a Bristol Bay processor has announced its base price this early in the year.

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The home of Dillingham resident Billie Benedict was ransacked this month while she was away for medical reasons. Now, several community members have reached out to help.  

 

  

Courtesy of the Togiak School

Schools from around the region celebrated their graduating seniors this spring. Here are some of the amazing students!

Student Feature: 'Subjects are overrated'

Jun 18, 2021
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When Dillingham 11th grader Austin Finkenbinder was told to write a piece for the radio for his final English project, he ran into writer’s block – and wrote about that.

Izzy Ross/KDLG

The district's total king run is around 4,000. While it's still early in the season, managers say that if the numbers stay low they will implement more conservative management heading into the sockeye fishery.

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Many of those who participated said it was important to show that Dillingham was a safe and supportive community.

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The Dillingham Police Department currently is down to one corrections officer until July, when the other officer returns from medical leave. There are several job openings at the station, with three vacancies in corrections.

  

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A small structural fire broke out at the construction camp near the Dillingham senior center on Friday. It’s the second fire there in two years.

Izzy Ross/KDLG

KDLG spoke with Sen. Lisa Murkowski about permanent protections for Bristol Bay and her stance toward the Biden administration; a federal judge Tuesday blocked the administration's suspension of oil leases on federal land and water.

Bruce Ilutsik

Fishermen around the state are gearing up for the summer season. Pre-season prices were sky-high for salmon from early fisheries like Copper River, and some in the industry are optimistic about what this summer has in store.

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