Alaska Volcano Observatory

Small eruption at Mount Veniaminof early Thursday morning

Ash emissions and lava spray and flow are typical for Veniaminof. Ash usually stays contained in the summit crater but can occasionally fall in nearby areas. The Alaska Volcano Observatory raised the aviation color code to orange to warn pilots in the area of possible ash emissions.

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Dillingham Police Department shares report on February shooting with City Council

Dillingham Police Department Chief Dan Pasquirello provided an update at Thursday’s city council meeting on the February shooting incident.

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Dillingham Police Department Chief Dan Pasquirello provided an update at Thursday’s city council meeting on the February shooting incident.

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Tiffany and Amber Webb talk about mental health and wellness, and give tips on how to stay balanced and connected.

Franzi Ross

Tax season is upon us. Tune in each Friday for a weekly tip on how to file your taxes from the Alaska Business Development Center.

Alaska Volcano Observatory

Ash emissions and lava spray and flow are typical for Veniaminof. Ash usually stays contained in the summit crater but can occasionally fall in nearby areas. The Alaska Volcano Observatory raised the aviation color code to orange to warn pilots in the area of possible ash emissions.

KDLG News Department

Daniel Wahl was remanded to the Anchorage Correctional Complex. His bail is set at $100,000.

 

Amber Webb

Indigenous people across the country continue to confront the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons epidemic. Now, the Curyung Tribal Council, the Native Village of Unalakleet, and the Koyukuk Native Village are participating in a pilot program to collect data and provide solutions on a community level.

KDLG/Tyler Thompson

Dillingham will have a familiar face as the new Middle-High School principal next year: Theresa Laville. Laville is currently the school’s Director of Climate and Culture. The school board will vote on whether to hire Laville March 15.

  

Courtesy of Shannon Harvilla

A school renovation project that was supposed to finish months ago left the Bristol Bay Borough school looking for class space. Organizations around the borough stepped in to offer makeshift classrooms — a welcome solution during a particularly bumpy year.

Brian Venua/KDLG

Twenty-nine cases were reported last month — almost half within the first week. The City Council is holding a public hearing Thursday at 7 p.m. to discuss extending the city manager’s ability to enact COVID-19 regulations through emergency orders.

Courtesy of Larry Van Daele

Larry Van Daele was named chair in January.  His membership on the board expires this summer, and he won't be reappointed. Van Daele talks about his time in Southwest Alaska and the history of a crucial caribou hunt.

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