Tyler Thompson

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GCI

To launch 4G LTE service around Dillingham, GCI is upgrading five towers in the area. It also plans to bring faster speeds to Aleknagik, Manokotak and Clark’s Point. 

KDLG

The state has documented three years of declining moose populations in those districts, while other opportunities will be available for hunters between January and February, as the weather permits. Mulchatna caribou herds are also lower than the minimum target population for the second year in a row.

  

Courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game

A new documentary provides a brief look at how the mine would operate in Cook Inlet — and conservationists in the region are raising concerns about adding yet another stressor to a disappearing whale population.

Molly Dischner

KDLG is developing a longer story to remember Colton’s time at KDLG. We are heartbroken by her passing. We extend our condolences to her loved ones and to those who were close to her. 

City of Dillingham , Public Safety

Dillingham police do not suspect foul play and say the woman could have died from hypothermia.

Brian Venua/KDLG

The public and City Council engaged in vigorous discussion at Thursday's meeting. Emergency Order One is now in effect as well. It contains the same protective measures that were already in place, with a few modifications.

Izzy Ross/KDLG

Pandemics are stressful. To help Bristol Bay community members address their stress, mental health experts from around Bristol Bay shared tips for managing wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic during a live, on-air panel.

Sam Gardner/KDLG

 

Halloween is Saturday, and the haunted holiday is going to be a bit different this year, but the CDC has some guidelines for celebrating the spooky spectacle.

 

Izzy Ross/KDLG

Local mental health experts shared tips for managing wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic. The panel included voices from the City of Dillingham, the Dillingham City School District and the Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation.

Courtesy of Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines started its seasonal summer service in the Bay earlier than normal this spring, after RAVN Air Group declared bankruptcy in April. They officially announced year-round service for Dillingham and King Salmon one month later.

Courtesy of the Alaska Federation of Natives

Dillingham resident and House Speaker Bryce Edgmon delivered a keynote speech at 2020's virtual Alaska Federation of Natives conference. Edgmon talked about Alaska Native representation and COVID-19 concerns.

KDLG/Izzy Ross

The COVID-19 panel featured speakers from the City of Dillingham, Curyung Tribe, Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation and Public Health. 

KDLG/Brian Venua

The Dillingham Middle-High School held an award ceremony in the school parking lot. Athletes were greeted by a large, socially-distanced crowd to celebrate another season. 

KDLG/Izzy Ross

Over 300 votes were cast in this year's municipal election with over 50 absentee ballots. Aksel Buholm and Curt Armstrong will return to city council. Karl Clark and Jenny Bennis join the school board. 

Katmai National Park and Reserve

Bear 747 was named the winner of Katmai National Park's Fat Bear Week competition, defeating 32 Chunk in the finals.

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