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BBAHC juggles patient care amid uptick of COVID cases in the region

“We've prepared and have supplies that we need and teams that we're able to send out to villages and people that come and help on the floor, that work in other departments when we need help,” said Incident Commander Jennifer DeWinne.

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Dillingham resident Leo Roehl wins $49,000 COVID-19 vaccine sweepstakes

“The Give AK a Shot” vaccine sweepstakes ends this month. The cash prize lottery is meant to encourage Alaskans to get vaccinated. Each week, the Alaska Chamber announces two names from across the state. Now a Dillinghamer id one of the winners.

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“We've prepared and have supplies that we need and teams that we're able to send out to villages and people that come and help on the floor, that work in other departments when we need help,” said Incident Commander Jennifer DeWinne.

Courtesy of Leo Roehl

“The Give AK a Shot” vaccine sweepstakes ends this month. The cash prize lottery is meant to encourage Alaskans to get vaccinated. Each week, the Alaska Chamber announces two names from across the state. Now a Dillinghamer id one of the winners.

 

  

United Tribes of Bristol Bay

Andersen led BBNA for 16 years, served on numerous boards and was involved in many organizations, including the Alaska Federation of Natives. 

 

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Both candidates have experience in city management and have worked at multiple levels of government. 

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The clinic was an opportunity for people to protect themselves against COVID and the flu. A couple nurses from the Lower 48 were there to help.

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The man was found two miles away from the convergence of Wood River and Aleknagik Lake. The body was transported to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Anchorage to determine the cause of death. Next of kin has been notified and an investigation is on-going. 

 

  

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That's 88 cases in two weeks across seven different communities, with 19 of those in Dillingham proper. About 43% of the population in the Dillingham Census Area is vaccinated, according to state data. 

City of Dillingham

The grant, “Innovative Approaches to Literacy” will be spread out over five years and used to fund a project that the district calls “LINKED.” That stands for Literacy Innovation for Neighborhood Kids’ Education Development.

Cameron Lowell White, Sept. 15, 1981 - Sept. 29, 2021

Oct 12, 2021
Courtesy of Travil Riley

Cameron White was born on September 15, 1981 in Anchorage, Alaska and spent his early years in Wasilla. After attending Colony High School in Palmer, Cameron set out for a life of adventure. He joined Blue North Fisheries and spent most of his 20s fishing in the Bering Sea. He was living part time and working in Togiak before he passed.

Courtesy of Nushagak Cooperative

Update: The internet is back up, after a 17-hour outage that started around 9 p.m. on Monday in Nushagak Cooperative’s service area.

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