Tyler Thompson

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. 

A warrant for Sharp was issued by an Anchorage court November 19 and he was brought into custody November 28. The alleged incident took place in July. 

Sage Smiley

Former KDLG reporter Sage Smiley is speaking out about indecent and illegal behavior by a host she was staying with over the summer to cover the Bristol Bay fishery. 

Alex Hager/KDLG

The community was put on boil water notice in July. By August, the wells were dry.

Bristol Bay Native Corporation/Bessenyey-Van Tuyn

The Pebble Salmon Impact Tool is a 607-page document that compiles state and federal agency comments on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ draft environmental impact statement for Pebble.

Isabelle Ross/KDLG

Community members honored local residents who have served in the U.S. military during an annual Veterans Day celebration at the Dillingham High School.

Tyler Thompson

Erosion is eating away the coastline by Dillingham’s sewage lagoon. The city council held a meeting with contract engineers to discuss options for the lagoon before it’s too late. 

John Christensen

Port Heiden has anticapted the lake's breach for the last decade. Erosion is an ongoing concern for the village. In recent years, extreme storms and rising tides have accelerated the process. 

Bristol Bay Borough

Pete Caruso leads Gene Sanderson by only one vote for a seat on the assembly. Question ballots and absentee votes will be counted on November 13.