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DOT&PF

This round comes more than a month after PFAS levels at an airport well measured at more than double DEC's action level. King Salmon is the second Bristol Bay community to see follow-up testing for per- and polyfluorinated substances in drinking water sources.  

USACE

Critics hold that 90 days is inadequate to review the more than 1,400-page document, which they say excludes certain evaluations of how the mine could impact the environment. Pebble, which sees no egregious gaps, maintains that the comment period is adequate.

Avery Lill/KDLG

While in Washington D.C., Sadie Sands will attend meetings and briefings with the president, a Supreme Court justice and legislators.

ADF&G

The 17A moose hunts brought in 22 moose - 14 cows and eight bulls. The season ended on Feb. 25. Now, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game is gearing up to monitor the robust herd this spring.

Isabelle Ross/KDLG

At a public hearing on the Dillingham school's operating budget, Superintendent Jason Johnson said that Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s proposed cuts would be "catastrophic." For now, educators in the region are sticking to the status quo.

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.

Dr. Hyndman on the flu season in Bristol Bay

Feb 19, 2019
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.

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