Several candidates running in the 2018 midterm elections travelled to Dillingham last week. KDLG talked to Senator Lyman Hoffman, Representative Bryce Edgmon, and candidate William Weatherby about their focus as November nears.
Zackariah Huffman, 34, allegedly forced entry into a woman’s home, threw a cooler at her head, kicked her in the face and struck her with the blunt end of a splitting maul. Huffman told law enforcement he did not assault the woman.
More than a dozen people offered testimony about the controversial Ballot Measure 1 in Dillingham on Saturday. The ballot initiative, sponsored by Yes for Salmon, aims to strengthen salmon habitat protection. Only one person who spoke at the Bristol Bay hearing opposed the measure.
Runners from New Stuyahok and Dillingham will attend the state cross-country competition after racing in the Southwest School District regionals on Saturday. Athletes from Manokotak also competed in Saturday’s meet.
The U.S. Small Business Administration regional administrator appluaded Bristol Bay economic leaders for their focus on nurturing local business and highlighted ways the federal agency could help entrepreneurs.
On Wednesday and Thursday, the Alaska Department of Transportation is selling furniture, hardware and appliances out of the Dillingham Hotel, which is slated to be demolished in the spring. That will make way for renovation of Dillingham downtown roads.
Officer Anthony Jones was killed in the line of duty February 12, 1992. Every year, Dillingham runs in his honor. Those who worked with Jones remember his commitment to youth. Fittingly, the proceeds from this year's run will benefit the Dillingham cross-country team.