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Alaska DOT&PF

Wells near the Dillingham airport are being tested for PFAS contamination. According to the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, water that exceeds its minimum action level is not safe to drink.

    

Isabelle Ross/KDLG

During a recent visit to Dillingham, Vincent Kane pointed to collaboration and student involvement as two keys to a constructive learning environment. Dillingham City School District also offered an administrative position to Remembrance Jennings; if she accepts, she will serve as director of school climate and culture. 

USACE

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has annouced the schedule for nine public hearings on the proposed Pebble Mine's draft environmental impact statement, which it released Feb. 20. The hearings take place in late March and early April. 

Trident Seafoods

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said the seafood processing company violated the Clean Air Act on numerous occasions. Now, the company has committed up to $23 million to improve its compliance as part of a proposed settlement reached Feb. 19 with the EPA and the Department of Justice.

Jason Sear/KDLG

In a major development, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released the draft environmental impact statement for the proposed Pebble Mine on Wednesday.

Alaska Department of Health and Social Services

Across the state, more than 1000 cases of influenza have been confirmed in February. Dr. Catherine Hyndman from the Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation shares regional information and advice on staying healthy.

Karis Weiland

Karis Weiland, a Dillingham High School student, interviewed her grandma, June Ingram, and shared the story with KDLG.

Isabelle Ross/KDLG

Robert Koweluk was with his wife for more than 20 years. This week, he shared his memories and musings on their relationship.

Avery Lill/KDLG

Youth encouraged adults to get out and vote by handing out flyers, hanging up posters and talking to eligible voters.

Skip Gray/Gavel Alaska

Rep. Bryce Edgmon was elected speaker of the House on Thursday, breaking a 31-day gridlock. This is the second time he has served as speaker. His election comes days after he changed his party affiliation.

Avery Lill/KDLG

The Friends of the Landfill could help coordinate volunteers for recycling projects and to help maintain facilities.

Quyana, Bristol Bay

Feb 13, 2019
Isabelle Ross/KDLG

News director,  Avery Lill, is moving to Colorado at the end of the month. This is her letter to KDLG listeners.

 

Anne Hillman/ Alaska Public Media

Thomas Collier, the CEO of the Pebble Partnership joined Sheila Newman of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and former state senator and longtime Pebble opponent Rick Halford for a panel discussion on the proposed mine in Bristol Bay.

Alaska DHSS

 In southwest Alaska, 75 cases of the flu have been officially diagnosed this season so far. Statewide, 1,606 cases have been diagnosed, and epidemiologists with the state expect that number to rise. 

National Park Service

If the project is approved, the National Park Service plans to construct a trail and viewing platform that overlooks the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes in August 2019.

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