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Franzi Ross

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month! We speak with Brian Landrum, the executive director of the Alaska Brain Injury Network.

Courtesy of Dustin Parker

 

People 16 years of age and older are eligible for the Pfizer vaccine. By the end of the week, nearly 300 people in communities around Iliamna Lake will have received Moderna’s two-dose COVID-19 vaccine.

 

Courtesy of Nushagak Cooperative

Update: As of 4:04 p.m. the internet is back up and running, according to an update from Nushagak Cooperative.


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Health organizations around Bristol Bay started to roll out the vaccine at the end of last year; in most communities, you can now get the vaccine if you are 18 years old or older.

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During the public hearing, several people questioned why the city still required people to quarantine for 10 days after travel. The council couldn’t address its quarantine at the meeting because the public wasn't notified in advance.

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Dillingham Police Department Chief Dan Pasquirello provided an update at Thursday’s city council meeting on the February shooting incident.

Franzi Ross

Tiffany and Amber Webb talk about mental health and wellness, and give tips on how to stay balanced and connected.

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.

Alaska Volcano Observatory

Ash emissions and lava spray and flow are typical for Veniaminof. Ash usually stays contained in the summit crater but can occasionally fall in nearby areas. The Alaska Volcano Observatory raised the aviation color code to orange to warn pilots in the area of possible ash emissions.

KDLG News Department

Daniel Wahl was remanded to the Anchorage Correctional Complex. His bail is set at $100,000.

 

Amber Webb

In recognition of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day, KDLG is highlighting stories related to MMIP. This story was published on March 3, 2021.

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Dillingham will have a familiar face as the new Middle-High School principal next year: Theresa Laville. Laville is currently the school’s Director of Climate and Culture. The school board will vote on whether to hire Laville March 15.

  

Courtesy of Shannon Harvilla

A school renovation project that was supposed to finish months ago left the Bristol Bay Borough school looking for class space. Organizations around the borough stepped in to offer makeshift classrooms — a welcome solution during a particularly bumpy year.

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Twenty-nine cases were reported last month — almost half within the first week. The City Council is holding a public hearing Thursday at 7 p.m. to discuss extending the city manager’s ability to enact COVID-19 regulations through emergency orders.

Courtesy of Larry Van Daele

Larry Van Daele was named chair in January.  His membership on the board expires this summer, and he won't be reappointed. Van Daele talks about his time in Southwest Alaska and the history of a crucial caribou hunt.

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