Election Day is coming up! Local politics most immediately affects our lives, and voting in your municipal election is one way you can have a say in your community.
Many of the most immediate crises, such as access to electricity and shelter, have been addressed. But residents are still coming to terms with the raw feelings of what they experienced.
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Ahead of Dillingham’s Oct. 4 municipal election, KDLG is talking to candidates about why they’re running and what they want to focus on if elected. Incumbent Michael Bennett is running for city council Seat B against challenger Ronald Johnson.
Ahead of Dillingham’s Oct. 4 municipal election, KDLG is talking to candidates about why they’re running and what they want to focus on if elected. Ronald Johnson is running for city council Seat B against incumbent Michael Bennett.
Ahead of Dillingham’s Oct. 4 municipal election, KDLG is talking to candidates about why they’re running and what they want to focus on if elected. Kimberly Williams is running for city council Seat A against Steven Carriere.
Almost all Lake and Pen and Bristol Bay Borough candidates running unopposed in Oct. 4 municipal electionsThe only competitive race is for school board Seat G. Incumbent Stacy Hill and Margie Olympic are both on the ballot. Ida Nelson is running for that seat as a write-in candidate.
There was a lot of turnover in the Dillingham City School District last spring. The district hired 22 new staff members for this year — a quarter of the entire staff. But some of those teachers don’t leave school after classes end for the day.
Municipal elections will take place across Alaska on Oct. 4. In Dillingham, two city council seats and one school board seat will be on the ballot.
On a recent visit to Kodiak, Gov. Mike Dunleavy said the group would make a series of preliminary proposals at its Sept. 20 meeting in Anchorage.
A local hunter was attacked by a bear during a moose hunt up the Nushagak River, 20 miles by air from Dillingham.
The Homer-based company Salmon Sisters launched a line of apparel last month that's getting a lot of attention. Hundreds of comments on social media have called their new clothing design “cultural appropriation.”
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Dillingham's municipal election is on Oct. 4. KDLG is hearing from candidates about why they are running and what they want to focus on in office.
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