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How to vote from quarantine in Dillingham

For people who are in quarantine through Election Day, there are two main ways to vote. Dillingham election judge Pat Walsh breaks it down.

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Election Day is Nov. 3: Here's how to vote in Bristol Bay

In-person absentee voting is underway now through Nov. 2. Mail-in ballots must be postmarked by Nov. 3 -- Election Day. Find out how to vote safely around Bristol Bay!

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For people who are in quarantine through Election Day, there are two main ways to vote. Dillingham election judge Pat Walsh breaks it down.

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Eleven of the people are residents of the census area and two are non-residents, according to the Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation. All of them had close contact with previously-identified cases.  

 

 

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The state reported a record-high number of new coronavirus cases among Alaska residents over the weekend. Two of those cases were in Dillingham, and three were in the census area.

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Local mental health experts shared tips for managing wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic. The panel included voices from the City of Dillingham, the Dillingham City School District and the Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation.

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Eight superior court judges are on the ballot this year. KDLG spoke to the judges on the ballot about their backgrounds, and why they decided to pursue law in Alaska.

 

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In-person absentee voting is underway now through Nov. 2. Mail-in ballots must be postmarked by Nov. 3 -- Election Day. Find out how to vote safely around Bristol Bay!

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All cases that would otherwise be held in Naknek will be held in the larger Dillingham courthouse to accomodate social distancing. Hearings will still be open to the public, and will be streamed online or available via phone.

 

Courtesy of Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines started its seasonal summer service in the Bay earlier than normal this spring, after RAVN Air Group declared bankruptcy in April. They officially announced year-round service for Dillingham and King Salmon one month later.

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According to the Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation, nine of the people who tested positive were close contacts of previous cases. The City of Dillingham said there are currently four active cases in Dillingham proper. 

Alaska Department of Fish and Game staff

Pebble says it will meet the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers deadline for a plan to offset damages to wetlands in the Koktuli River watershed, but the secretly-recorded "Pebble Tapes" have triggered additional scrutiny about the state’s apparent assistance with the plan.

 

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