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Popular well at Dillingham Catholic church closed due to PFAS contamination

Chemicals used in firefighting foam have leached into the popular well at Dillingham’s Holy Rosary Catholic Church. The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation determined Thursday that the water is unsafe to drink.

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Igiugig will test RivGen hydropower through the winter

The U.S. Department of Energy awarded the Igiugig Village Council $2.3 million for the continued development of a hydrokinetic system designed for rivers and shallow tidal waters in remote communities.

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Chemicals used in firefighting foam have leached into the popular well at Dillingham’s Holy Rosary Catholic Church. The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation determined Thursday that the water is unsafe to drink.

A person fell into open water while snow machining on the Nushagak River near Koliganek on Friday. Troopers caution against riding on the ice.

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The U.S. Department of Energy awarded the Igiugig Village Council $2.3 million for the continued development of a hydrokinetic system designed for rivers and shallow tidal waters in remote communities.

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The Traditional Council of Togiak is on its way to setting up a grassroots prevention plan to increase mental health awareness in the community. It will receive $35,000 in federal funding.

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In a new KDLG segment, Dillingham city manager Tod Larson explains how the city is working toward a  long-term solution for the potholes that plague downtown roads.

Justin Sharp

No injuries have been reported and no other buildings were damaged in the blaze. However, internet service has been down in portions of the village since Monday.

    

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers confirmed that the draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Pebble Mine is now expected in mid-February rather than January 2019, as previously estimated.

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PenAir and Ravn Alaska reduced their flights to Dillingham and King Salmon after PenAir became a part of Ravn Air Group at the end of December. Due to a glitch in a third-party computer system, many people were not notified that their flights were cancelled as a result of the schedule change, stranding them in Anchorage for days at a time.

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S'prasdnikom, Bristol Bay! Along with Eastern Orthodox churches around the world, St. Serpahim of Sarov in Dillingham celebrated Christmas on Jan. 7.

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