Tyler Thompson

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Audio from April's City Council meeting.

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Several residents called in to voice concerns over quarantine requirements under the new emergency order. Dillingham City Council voted unanimously to extend its COVID-19 emergency declaration through September 6 at Thursday’s City Council meeting.

  

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Dillingham’s interim city manager put forth several changes to the City's COVID-19 safety measures, which go into effect at 11:59 p.m. on Friday.

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Dillingham’s Police Department is understaffed following the resignation of two officers in the past month. But high turnover is common at DPD. Burnout, a lack of funding and competitive benefits are some of the mounting challenges the department faces when it comes to staff.

 

Jordan Sanger

As mushers in the 2021 Iditarod cross the finish line in Willow, readers in Dillingham participate in the ninth annual I-Did-a-Read, hosted by the elementary school. It’s a challenge inspired by the race itself, encouraging kids, parents and staff to spend more time reading together.

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

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

 

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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.

  

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Reiley brings experience as a biologist and technician in several states researching birds, grizzlies and black bears. He recently received his PhD in Wildlife Ecology from the University of Illinois.

  

City and state officials discuss COVID-19 and answer community questions.

  

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When Pebble’s federal permit proposal was rejected last year, several of Bristol Bay’s Tribal and regional entities renewed calls for permanent protections at the region’s headwaters. Earlier this month, those groups introduced a two-step plan, or “The Call,” to do just that. 

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Dillingham Police and Alaska State Troopers were involved in a shooting with an individual in Dillingham Thursday afternoon. The individual was brought into custody at 5:30 p.m. The scene is under investigation.

  

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Dillingham Police and Alaska State Troopers were involved in a shooting with an individual in Dillingham shortly after noon on Thursday. Law enforcement has secured a perimeter around the vehicle the person is in. Troopers said the situation was ongoing as of 7 p.m. on Thursday evening.

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BBAHC has temporarily postponed all non-emergent medical services at this time. Full services are expected to return tomorrow.

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Brelsford talks about Februrary's spike in COVID-19 cases in Dillingham, shares city approach.

  

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