Izzy Ross/KDLG

The school will operate at the low risk level and function as it did before it switched to distance learning in November.

Ron Bowers

Dillingham police and the state fire marshal have yet to determine exactly where the fire started based on the fire’s burn patterns.


Izzy Ross/KDLG

People in the Eastern Orthodox Church marked the start of Christmas last week with slavii — a beautiful holiday with deep roots in communities around the state. Celebrations look a little different this year, since travel and social gatherings are limited. So people in Bristol Bay are finding different ways to connect and celebrate.

Brian Venua/KDLG

The health corporation said “some” of the cases are suspected community spread, which means that the source of infection is unknown. Others are close contacts of a person who had previously tested positive for the coronavirus.

Dunleavy appeals permit denial for the proposed Pebble Mine

Jan 8, 2021
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

The state’s Department of Law will file an administrative appeal with the federal government, according to a media release.

Andy Aderman/USFWS

For residents of Togiak and other communities in the region, the hunt is a welcome opportunity to harvest a key source of wild meat. For game managers, it's a chance to curtail the booming moose population.

Courtesy of Dustin Parker

Health care providers will begin to contact eligible individuals and schedule appointments for vaccinations today.

Ron Bowers

The landfill shop building caught fire sometime after 6 p.m. Sunday, according to the City of Dillingham. The police and fire departments are still investigating the cause of the fire.

Alex Hager/KDLG

Alaska State Troopers report that the body of Nick Garner, 39, was found last Wednesday, four days after a skiff laden with a snowmachine in its bow hit a large wave and overturned with three men aboard.

Brian Venua/KDLG

Frontline health care workers in Dillingham received the first dose of the Moderna vaccine last Wednesday and Thursday. The Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation says more people will start to get vaccinated Monday.

Brian Venua/KDLG

The Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation reported the cases between December 28 - 30 in four communities, including the City of Dillingham.

Year in Review 2020: Culture and Race

Dec 31, 2020

This year heralded a renaissance of widespread public discussions about racism and justice. 

Courtesy of Melvin Andrew

Minista died in early December in Anchorage at 66 years old. His friends and family say he was a kind and positive force in the community.  

Happy New Year from KDLG!

Dec 31, 2020
Brian Venua/KDLG

We at KDLG want to thank everyone in Bristol Bay for being there this year -- for listening, connecting, and helping each other make it through. In the holiday spirit, we have a few words of cheer.  Make sure to listen until the end for a musical send off in Alutiiq from Hannah Sholl.

Year in Review 2020: Public Safety

Dec 30, 2020
Brian Venua/KDLG

A look at some of the year's biggest stories about public safety, court cases, and SAFE, one of Bristol Bay's social service providers.