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Nick's Legacy

The Bristol Bay Native Corporation has awarded a total of $50,000 to three small enterprises in the region through a business competition. This year’s winners are Sugar and Spice Express in Chignik Lake and Perryville, and two businesses based in Dillingham; Little Alaskan Fish Company and Nick’s Legacy.

Franzi Ross

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.

Franzi Ross

Today we take a deeper dive into vaccines and answers some basic questions about what they do and how they work.

Robyn Chaney

Each year, a competitive national program selects two high school students from each state to meet with national leaders, like the president and Supreme Court justices. This year, one of the students chosen was a Dillingham senior.

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After a spike in February, case numbers around the region have plateaued. In Dillingham, just one person has tested positive in the past 20 days. 

 

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Dillingham’s Police Department is understaffed following the resignation of two officers in the past month. But high turnover is common at DPD. Burnout, a lack of funding and competitive benefits are some of the mounting challenges the department faces when it comes to staff.

 

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Vaccines – we’ve been hearing about them all year. Today we hear about how vaccines work, and answer some basic questions about the COVID-19 vaccines.

Brian Venua/KDLG

Dillingham Elementary School’s spelling bee was the first event that allowed parents and families into the building since the pandemic began a year ago.

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The health corporation says it will use the Pfizer vaccine primarily for teenagers who are 16 or 17 years old. It will also give second doses of Pfizer to people who received a first dose of that vaccine elsewhere.

Franzi Ross

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.

Izzy Ross/KDLG

Participation from the gillnet fleet has been low in recent years. This spring, Fish and Game will open the area from Kulukak Bay to Right Hand Point to gillnetters first, as usual. But if there are none, it will open fishing to seiners.

Jordan Sanger

As mushers in the 2021 Iditarod cross the finish line in Willow, readers in Dillingham participate in the ninth annual I-Did-a-Read, hosted by the elementary school. It’s a challenge inspired by the race itself, encouraging kids, parents and staff to spend more time reading together.

Franzi Ross

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.

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony

The Pacific Air Forces Support Center will hold a meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday at the King Salmon Air Force Station Theater to talk to residents about the exercises.

Courtesy of John Rhyshek

Borough police intercepted a package that contained nearly 30 grams of methamphetamine on March 6, according to a news release from the department.

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