$14,000,000 school bond up for vote in Bristol Bay

Apr 14, 2015

Voters head to the polls April 28 to decide on whether or not to use bond funds to improve borough school.

Kerry Burkhardt

Aleutians East Borough is closing its second school in three years.

Senate Finance Committee proposes cut to Broadband Assistance Grant, which could hit rural schools hard during required AMP testing.

Hands-on science learning in Dillingham

Mar 27, 2015
Hannah Colton

On March 27, curious minds in Dillingham enjoyed UAF's community science night in the middle school gym. Participants had the chance to generate human-powered electricity, explore the solar system inside a blow-up planetarium, and interact with goats and bunnies. 

The event gathered scientists from the UAF, the Bristol Bay Campus, UA Museum of the North, 4-H, and the Alaska Department of Fish & Game.

Elementary students race on in I-Did-a-Read

Mar 24, 2015
Hannah Colton

Students travel from checkpoint to checkpoint along the I-Did-a-Read trail by reading hundreds of minutes.

Eighth grade "Can Do" project continues

Mar 13, 2015

The DHS Class of 2019's ongoing can drive benefits both the students and the senior center.

Josh Edge, APRN

UA Board of Regents on Friday voted 8-2 in favor of a 5 percent tuition increase, in an effort to gain ground on the University’s budget shortfall.

ANSEP sets plan for more native teachers

Feb 17, 2015

Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program plans to place a math or science teacher in every rural village in the state within the next 10 years.


Assistant Superintendent “promoted from within” to top district spot after 3-2 vote of School Board Monday.

CANCELLED: Varsity Basketball weathered out, for now

Jan 9, 2015

Depending on the weather, games may be rescheduled for Saturday at 1pm and 7pm.

New "mini libraries" coming soon

Jan 2, 2015
Rebekah Fonkert

Five birdhouse sized mini, free libraries will pop up soon around town, thanks to an effort by the Friends of the Library.

Asst. Superintendent Danny Frazier says DCSD operating on a one hour delay, and no buses past Waskey Road Monday morning.

USDA Rural Development

USDA Rural Development awarded over $1 million to Alaskan communities for distance learning and telemedicine.   

Two more read a million!

Nov 17, 2014

Kiley Clouse, 4th grade, and Jonas Tweet, 3rd grade, join 5th grader Angelina Olson in the Dillingham Elementary School 'Million Word Club.'

Accelerated Reader

DILLINGHAM--  The Dillingham Elementary School is keeping track of how  many words students read by using a computer program that tracks the kid’s efforts.  The students have from the beginning of the school year to May to reach one million words and then they will win a tee-shirt and their name will be posted on the gym wall.  Only two months into the school year and one student has already hit that million word mark.  KDLG’s Thea Card has the story.