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City contains an estimated 60 gallons of fuel spilled near Dillingham harbor master's office

The leak originated from an out-of-service fuel tank at the harbor master’s office. Clean up efforts are underway, and the city plans to monitor the situation over the next few months.

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Fifteen people test positive for COVID-19 in Dillingham area, Lake and Peninsula Borough last week

Ten of the cases were reported in three communities around Dillingham, though not in Dillingham proper. Five travel-related cases were reported in the Lake and Peninsula area.

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KDLG/Hannah Colton

The leak originated from an out-of-service fuel tank at the harbor master’s office. Clean up efforts are underway, and the city plans to monitor the situation over the next few months.

 

  

Brian Venua/KDLG

Ten of the cases were reported in three communities around Dillingham, though not in Dillingham proper. Five travel-related cases were reported in the Lake and Peninsula area. 

Izzy Ross/KDLG

Elders, essential workers, and high-risk candidates received the COVID-19 vaccine Thursday, and Dillingham's next clinic will take place in February. There will also be vaccination clinics in communities around the region in the coming weeks.

Courtesy of Peter Pan Seafoods.

One of the largest seafood companies in the world has sold Peter Pan Seafoods to three buyers. The sale comes after years of struggle for the seafood processor, which has a big footprint in Alaska. But the new owners are optimistic.

Courtesy of Dustin Parker

Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation will host a COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Thursday at the Dillingham High School gym. People 65 and older, essential workers, and high risk candidates can get vaccinated.

 

Izzy Ross/KDLG

The school will operate at the low risk level and function as it did before it switched to distance learning in November.

Ron Bowers

Dillingham police and the state fire marshal have yet to determine exactly where the fire started based on the fire’s burn patterns.

 

Izzy Ross/KDLG

People in the Eastern Orthodox Church marked the start of Christmas last week with slavii — a beautiful holiday with deep roots in communities around the state. Celebrations look a little different this year, since travel and social gatherings are limited. So people in Bristol Bay are finding different ways to connect and celebrate.

Brian Venua/KDLG

The health corporation said “some” of the cases are suspected community spread, which means that the source of infection is unknown. Others are close contacts of a person who had previously tested positive for the coronavirus.

Dunleavy appeals permit denial for the proposed Pebble Mine

Jan 8, 2021
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

The state’s Department of Law will file an administrative appeal with the federal government, according to a media release.

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