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The unofficial results from Dillingham’s local llection 2021 are in, and we have some unofficial new leaders.

 

  

Courtesy of Robyn Chaney

Nine athletes from Dillingham City School District qualified for the cross country state championships at the Southwest Cross Country Regionals this week.  Southwest Regional School District could not attend due to COVID-19 related travel mandates in their respective communities.

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Tuesday is Election Day for municipalities around Bristol Bay! Polls are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 

 

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Last month, the borough assembly updated its code to allow voting by email in local elections. The borough has also implemented a new system for voters to track their mail-in ballots.

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Despite the spike, the number of cases is trending down. Of the positive cases, up to 42% are in those who've been vaccinated. The rest are in unvaccinated individuals, with the majority being in kids age 0-12.

  

Dillingham City Election 2021: School Board Debate

Sep 30, 2021
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Full audio from the Dillingham School Board debate on September 30, 2021.

  

KDLG heard from the people running for the only contested school board seat ahead of Dillingham's Oct. 5 election. Absentee and early voting is underway through Oct. 4. Polls are open from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Oct. 5 at Dillingham City Hall.

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Listen to the full Sept. 29 debate between the two candidates running for the contested seat on Dillingham's city council.

Alaska Department of Health and Social Services

The recent cases are due to community spread of the virus. Some restaurants and bars have closed temporarily. The borough’s health center is asking people to remain vigilant — and get tested.

NOAA/National Centers for Environmental Information

Clear skies and a cold air mass have pushed the temperatures at the King Salmon airport to record lows. But Bristol Bay may experience wetter and milder weather heading into October.

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Audio from the City of Dillingham's Sept. 28 mayoral debate.

  

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The district said in a news release this afternoon that it “determined it is in the best interests of the Dillingham Elementary School and Collective District to make a change in leadership.”

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Weather-related issues contributed to low harvest numbers in 17A, but population numbers are high. The hunt was originally scheduled to close at 11:59 p.m. September 25. It will now close at 11:59 p.m. October 3.

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KDLG heard from the people running for the only contested city council seat ahead of Dillingham's Oct. 5 election. Absentee and early voting is underway through Oct. 4. Polls are open from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Oct. 5 at Dillingham City Hall.

 

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The United States Census Bureau released the results of the 2020 census last month. Bristol Bay is represented by three census areas in the Southwest region: the Dillingham Census Area, Bristol Bay Borough and Lake and Peninsula Borough. Here is a breakdown of how each census area has changed over the last decade.

 

  

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