Isabelle Ross


This summer, the City of Dillingham moved the fish waste bin inside an enclosure by the landfill and limited hours of access in an effort to deter bears from feasting on salmon remains. And it worked.

Open Line for Friday, October 5, 2018

Oct 9, 2018

Alyse Galvin Campaign

The 2018 midterm elections are a month away. Alyse Galvin was one of several politicians that travelled to Dillingham last week.

Alaska Division of Elections

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.

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The Department of Natural Resources has officially begun the process of revising the Bristol Bay Area Plan. The Bristol Bay Advisory Group discussed the plan at their second meeting on September 24. 

Sephora L. Trefon

Mount Veniaminof, located on the Alaska Peninsula north of Perryville, has been emitting lava and sporadic plumes of ash since early September. 

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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.


Biologists and hunters are theorizing that moose laid low to escape the heat and inadvertently escaped the freezer.

Isabelle Ross/KDLG

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.

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Construction of Dillingham's new boat ramp for large vessels should be completed by winter.

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Bristol Bay’s local elections are just a few weeks away, and most candidates are running unopposed. Write-in candidates are still able to file, but district deadlines vary.

City of Dillingham

Construction starts on several roads in downtown Dillingham Wednesday evening.

National Parks Service.

The National Park Service has dedicated a 2.6-million-acre wilderness area in the Lake Clark National Park and Preserve to Governor Jay S. Hammond.

Jayme Dittmar

Last month, three hikers travelled 50 miles along the Pebble Mine’s proposed transportation corridor, from Amakdedori beach on the west side of Cook Inlet to Iliamna Lake.

Isabelle Ross/KDLG

Eight Bristol Bay middle schoolers did something particularly adventurous with their summer vacations – they attended the Cape Peirce marine science and culture camp on the southwest tip of the Togiak National Wildlife Refuge.