Tyler Thompson

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KDLG/Isabelle Ross

2020 will be a big year for Dillingham, as a bunch of projects are set to launch this spring. Tod Larson stopped by for the Manager’s Corner to talk about what residents can expect going into construction season. 

KDLG/Isabelle Ross

KDLG hosts Izzy Ross and Tyler Thompson are trying something new this week a round up of the week's stories and interviews from around Bristol Bay.

KDLG/Isabelle Ross

Katmai National Park will implement a permitting process for visitors who want to access the Brooks River Corridor. The park is also looking into electric bikes and extending parking hours in Lake Camp.

Kevin Tennyson

Teams from around Bristol Bay and as far away as the Fairbanks area tipped off at the RAVN basketball invite last weekend. 

Straley was arrested in 2018 at the Anchorage International Airport for attempting to bring $55,000 of methamphetamine to Dillingham.

Tyler Thompson

The Bristol Bay Native Association's re-entry program aims to help people formerly in prison reintegrate themselves into the community. The program is looking to expand its services in 2020.

Mario Cruz

Starting January 13, residents of New Stuyahok, Manokotak, Ekwok and Koliganek will have at least three days to apply for their driver's license and Real IDs in person. 

 

Credit Courtesy of the City of Aleknagik

After months of discussion surrounding public safety in Aleknagik following a break in, the city council held a meeting at the end of the year about residents' concerns.

 

International Astronomical Association

Around 900 names were submitted for the contest and a little over 2,600 votes were cast. Nushagak and Mulchatna received just over 25% of the votes, edging into first place.

The state of Alaska has requested a warrant for the arrest of Dillingham resident Andrew Olsen, according to a Dillingham police report.

Olsen, 31, could face a felony charge for assault in the second degree after allegedly attacking someone Saturday. Dillingham police were contacted by Kanakanak hospital about the incident.

Charles Nelson could face two felony charges for muder in the second degree and manslaughter. 

Eric Hanson

Seven schools from Bristol Bay traveled to Dillingham for the annual wrestling tournament. Each school will send athletes to the state championship in Anchorage on December 20. Congratulations to all Bristol Bay wrestlers! 

Tyler Thompson

Dillingham residents met with engineers and consultants last week to discuss their draft plan for the Dillingham waterfront and gather comments for the future, multi-million dollar project. 

Alaska DOT

A year after PFAS was first detected in Dillingham wells, the state and a consulting firm are taking steps to address the situation. 

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