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Dillingham marches for science (slideshow)

Mother Nature made a rare cameo Saturday as exactly 100 people turned out at one of ten (known) March for Science rallies in Alaska Saturday.

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A look at Dillingham's costly trash problems

Burying trash is costly, as is burning it through the new incinerator. Sorting helps, if residents will do so, but the council seems poised to raise rates to help offset the expensive problem of managing trash.

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Bristol Bay and Beyond: April 21, 2017

This week, Rep. Bryce Edgmon joins us in studio for an update, The Nature Conservancy has water rights at Lower Talarik Creek, a look at Dillingham's landfill challenges, and kids get sciencey ahead of Earth Day.

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Some shore ice still around the district, and surface temps still at zero. Fish and Game flew Monday to look around, playing it careful after last year's record early arrival.

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Dillingham DA office to stay open, though with half the staff of two years ago. Dan Doty is moving to town and is taking over the caseload from Pamela Dale, who will stay with the Anchorage office.

Andria Budbill

Café Olé, the Dillingham High School Spanish and French club, explored France and Spain at the end of March, practicing language skills along the way.

Sarah Grace Durrance

This week we follow up on the Togiak banishment case with commentary from John Skidmore, the state's DOL Criminal Division director, and author and attorney Daniel Craig Mitchell. Plus, a recap of the Athletic and Academic meet in Newhalen, stories from the European travels of some Dillingham high schoolers, and local pastors share about the reason for the Easter season.

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We unravel the case of a Togiak banishment, visit with some junior chess masters in Dillingham, and go looking for early spring rainbows on the Naknek River.

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Dillingham hosted Southwest Region School District's state qualifying competition for Native Youth Olympics this week.  Six teams from around the Bristol Bay area competed.

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Chess strategies and life lessons as youth tackle the game of kings every Wednesday in Dillingham.

Dillingham Education Association

Educators, parents and community members gathered to discuss the Dillingham City School District's proposed budget at a meeting this week hosted by the DEA.

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Large clubhook squid washed ashore in Unalaska Monday, bringing a steady stream of onlookers for the rare sighting.

Carvel Zimin, Jr.

As temperatures climb into the fifties and the ice goes, how soon will the herring get there? ADF&G watching sea surface temps, still predicting early May fishery.

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