Tyler Thompson


Tristen Coopchiak's pre-indictment hearing is scheduled for Nov. 8, 2019, in Dillingham.

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An attempted break in at an Aleknagik residence mid-October raised concerns about a lack of law enforcement in the community. Now, the Alaska State Troopers have responded to those concerns.

Tyler Thompson

The city of Dillingham held a meeting with community members Wednesday to gather the pros and cons of proposing legislation that would ban the use of plastic bags. 

Apay'u Moore

Apay’u Moore was woken up by a loud bang outside her house in Aleknagik. But when Moore dialed 911, she was told the Dillingham police department couldn’t dispatch officers to the lake.

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Only 15 rural school districts around the country received School Climate and Transformation Grants from the Department of Education this summer. Dillingham City School District is one of them. 

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October is National Domestic Violence Awareness month. KDLG talks with Gregg Marxmiller from SAFE, the women’s shelter in Dillingham. In our second segment with Marxmiller, he breaks down the cycle of violence, the signals of abuse and unhealthy versus healthy relationships. 

Bernina Venua

Residents walked the streets for Domestic Violence Awareness month. At the end of the march, SAFE invited folks to sit down for a roundtable discussion about domestic violence services in Bristol Bay.

Togiak Wildlife Refuge

Susanna Henry moved to Dillingham in 2013 from Arizona. While she's happy to retire, saying goodbye to her home comes with mixed feelings.

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The absentee ballots didn't change the preliminary results: Heather Savo will fill the one open school board seat, Bill Rodawalt won city council seat B, and Chris Napoli was re-elected to council seat A. 

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Voters reached out to KDLG about city budget concerns in the 2020 municipal election.


Tyler Thompson

Spring 2020 will be a busy time in Dillingham. With a slew of projects coming up, City Manager Tod Laron provides updates to the waterfront property and roads' projects.


Residents will vote on two city council seats and one school board seat. Incumbent Chris Napoli is running for city council seat A unopposed. Dillingham High School instructor Kaleb Westfall and science teacher Bill Rodowalt are vying for seat B.


City of Dillingham

One school board seat is up for grabs in this year's election. Incumbent Emily Hulett, Heather Savo and Chris Napoli are focused on setting new goals at the school. 

Tyler Thompson

The regional corporation weighed in Aug. 31 on the debate around the governor's letter to a potential investor in the proposed project, saying it undermined the regulatory process.