KDLG heard from the people running for the only contested city council 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.
KDLG heard from the people running for mayor 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.
A 53-year-old Missouri man was sentenced in federal court Friday, after he pleaded guilty to tax evasion and admitted to engaging in a multi-million-dollar scheme to defraud customers, including the Village of Igiugig.
The medical chief of staff and the CEO of the Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation say that individuals have a role in keeping their communities safe during the current outbreak of COVID-19 around the state.
“My mom was saying that the moose probably are timing us: ‘These guys come at 7 o’clock every morning and then again at 6 p.m.’ So they probably go into the woods and hide until they know we’ve left,” said Mindy Heyano, who got a moose early in the season.
Public health staff in Dillingham say case counts may be steadying because people are generally following health and safety guidelines after travel -- but household visits between community members may still be spreading the virus.
For years, residents have struggled to earn a living fishing and to put up enough fish for the winter. They worry their villages will disappear if the low runs persist, taking with them a fishing tradition that connects their families to the region.
The announcement is the latest development in a policy flip-flop between presidential administrations that spans years. If finalized this time, it would provide long-term protections to the Bristol Bay waters.
Health aides will talk to patients on the phone to determine if an in-person visit is necessary. People who have in-person appointments must get tested for COVID-19, and health aides will wear full personal protective equipment when seeing patients.