Isabelle Ross

News Director
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“We've prepared and have supplies that we need and teams that we're able to send out to villages and people that come and help on the floor, that work in other departments when we need help,” said Incident Commander Jennifer DeWinne.

United Tribes of Bristol Bay

Andersen led BBNA for 16 years, served on numerous boards and was involved in many organizations, including the Alaska Federation of Natives. 


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Both candidates have experience in city management and have worked at multiple levels of government. 

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The clinic was an opportunity for people to protect themselves against COVID and the flu. A couple nurses from the Lower 48 were there to help.

Courtesy of Nushagak Cooperative

Update: The internet is back up, after a 17-hour outage that started around 9 p.m. on Monday in Nushagak Cooperative’s service area.

Alaska Earthquake Center

The Alaska Earthquake Center said the quake was an aftershock of the magnitude 8.2 earthquake that reverberated in communities along the Alaska Peninsula in July — the country’s largest in half a century.

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In a letter, the school board says it is aware that some employees cast votes of no confidence in the district's senior administration. The board says it supports the administration.

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In a letter to the school board, some teachers and staff express deep dissatisfaction with the district's administration after former principal Nick Schollmeier was fired last week. Schollmeier said that he was given no reason. The district has paid him for the contract year, so he cannot hold a hearing with the school board to address the decision.

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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.

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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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.”