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The company announced a base price of $1.10. This is the first time in at least 25 years that a Bristol Bay processor has announced its base price this early in the year.

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The home of Dillingham resident Billie Benedict was ransacked this month while she was away for medical reasons. Now, several community members have reached out to help.  



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Schools from around the region celebrated their graduating seniors this spring. Here are some of the amazing students!

Student Feature: 'Subjects are overrated'

Jun 18, 2021
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When Dillingham 11th grader Austin Finkenbinder was told to write a piece for the radio for his final English project, he ran into writer’s block – and wrote about that.

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The district's total king run is around 4,000. While it's still early in the season, managers say that if the numbers stay low they will implement more conservative management heading into the sockeye fishery.

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Many of those who participated said it was important to show that Dillingham was a safe and supportive community.


The Dillingham Police Department currently is down to one corrections officer until July, when the other officer returns from medical leave. There are several job openings at the station, with three vacancies in corrections.


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A small structural fire broke out at the construction camp near the Dillingham senior center on Friday. It’s the second fire there in two years.

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KDLG spoke with Sen. Lisa Murkowski about permanent protections for Bristol Bay and her stance toward the Biden administration; a federal judge Tuesday blocked the administration's suspension of oil leases on federal land and water.

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Fishermen around the state are gearing up for the summer season. Pre-season prices were sky-high for salmon from early fisheries like Copper River, and some in the industry are optimistic about what this summer has in store.

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People who are vaccinated against COVID-19 can still test positive for the disease, though those cases are rare.

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The young woman died on Sunday after a round trip in a small aluminum skiff from New Stuyahok to Dillingham and back

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The Alaska Bureau of Investigation has sent crime scene technicians to assist the investigation.


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The exams are meant to address safety issues that may be present before the season gets underway. 

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Murkowski said the best way to ensure long-term protections is for Congress to pass a law. Earlier this year, regional and statewide groups opposed to Pebble put forward several options for protecting the area.