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1919: The Spanish Flu in Dillingham

The deadly influenza pandemic known as the Spanish Flu, killed millions of people world wide but hit Alaska particularly hard. Thursday evening, an Anchorage lecture will examine the impacts to the Bristol Bay region and how the canneries there helped the local population.
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Bristol Bay and Beyond, Aug. 19, 2016

This week, an update from Quinhagak following series of heroin overdoses. Plus, how translation at polling sites is going around Bristol Bay, boating safety, and Raina Thiele joins for our Friday conversation.
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Forensic audit of the books back to 2010 nearly complete, with more than $400,000 already paid back by former GM Donna Vukich.

Bethel Native Corporation opens Bethel's second liquor store

Sep 29, 2016
Dean Swope, KYUK

Bethel has another liquor store. At 11 a.m. Tuesday, Bethel Native Corporation opened Bethel Spirits on Front Street.

1919: The Spanish Flu in Dillingham

Sep 29, 2016

The deadly influenza pandemic known as the Spanish Flu, killed millions of people world wide but hit Alaska particularly hard. Thursday evening, an Anchorage lecture will examine the impacts to the Bristol Bay region and how the canneries there helped the local population.

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A three-judge panel at the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled last week that the area needs federal oversight. But no one knows exactly what that will mean.

Scores of people have died in Alaska from heroin and other opioid overdose deaths this year that the drug naloxone, also known as Narcan, could have prevented.

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Reece Johnson, 21, to be released for time served from May shooting in HUD that left his friend permanently injured.

Lance Mackey withdraws from 2017 Iditarod

Sep 26, 2016
Patrick Yack, Alaska Public Media

The Iditarod Trail Committee announced Monday that former champion Lance Mackey has withdrawn from the race, citing health reasons.

In four minutes and forty photos, here's a recap of the Southwest Region 1 state qualifying races Saturday in Dillingham.

Floyd Jay Mann, Jr, 54, accused of scamming millions from 15+ victims, mostly in Alaska. He faces 19 federal charges, and entered not guilty pleas to all Thursday in Anchorage.

As Judge Pat Douglass steps down from the Dillingham Superior Court bench this February, nine candidates have applied to take her place.

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