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The 233-foot Aleutian Falcon caught fire shortly before midnight Wednesday, according to the Coast Guard. It was one of two floating processors Trident operates during the herring and salmon seasons in Alaska.

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BBAHC has temporarily postponed all non-emergent medical services at this time. Full services are expected to return tomorrow.

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Brelsford talks about Februrary's spike in COVID-19 cases in Dillingham, shares city approach.

  

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Dillingham's clinic Saturday was the first since the Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation opened vaccinations to anyone over the age of 18.

 

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Tax season is upon us. Tune in each Friday for a weekly tip on how to file your taxes from the Alaska Business Development Center.

 

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Naknek resident Christopher Gong faces one count of second degree felony assault after allegedly attacking a woman with a hatchet, according to a news release from the Bristol Bay Borough Police Department.

Franzi Ross

This Friday, we debuted a new weekly segment in which we talk about a specific topic related to health and wellness. And we want to hear from you!

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In Dillingham, both first and second doses of the vaccine will be offered at a vaccine clinic Saturday. The health corporation previously limited vaccines to Elders, people with high-risk health conditions, and essential workers.

Jason Sear

The company filed the complaint January 19. It levies a total of five counts against the City for unpaid fees and improper waste enforcement for residents, citing alleged disposal of human fecal matter in city dumpsters.

 

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Both of the people who tested positive are close contacts of a previous case. Their households have been tested and were advised to isolate, and the state public health team is contact tracing. 

 

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After two months of distance learning, Dillingham’s classrooms re-opened for a short couple weeks before switching back to remote instruction. Kindergartners shared their thoughts on being back in school during this brief window of normalcy.

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The source of infection for the cases is unknown, and BBAHC says they “appear to be unrelated to earlier cases.” The Curyung Tribal Council, the City and the public health team urge residents to continue to follow safety precautions. 

Courtesy of Robin Jones

When New Stuyahok shifted to a mix of in-person and distance learning as a safety precaution, the school took the opportunity to incorporate subsistence into the classroom. 


Izzy Ross/KDLG

The seven cases in the City of Dillingham are travel-related. The school district's change to distance learning comes just two and a half weeks after students returned to in-person classes in mid-January. 

David Eric McClure, Sept. 14, 1954 - Feb. 3, 2021

Feb 4, 2021
Courtesy of David McClure

Long time Bristol Bay resident David Eric McClure, former director of the regional housing authority, died Wednesday Feb. 3 in Anchorage. He was 66.

 

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