Dillingham sees rash of steam bath fires

Four steams have burned in the last two months. The Dillingham Volunteer Fire Department recommends checking the shielding of chimneys and walls behind stoves.

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Beaver Round Up turns 60 next week

Dillingham’s five-day winter festival kicks off Wednesday. “Elders’ Tales” is the theme for the 60 th annual celebration.

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On Thursday at 6:28 p.m., House Democrats confirmed Zulkosky's appointment. She is now House District 38's new state representative.

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The Alaska Board of Game held a lunch hour meeting to solicit public opinion on a proposal to allow hunters to use snow machines to position caribou, wolf or wolverine for harvest on the west side of Bristol Bay.

Jeff Fonkert

Tyler McWilliams, 37, died unexpectedly in Dillingham on Valentine’s Day. The cause of death is not known.

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The Togiak National Wildlife Refuge announced last week that the Nushagak Peninsula federal subsistence caribou hunt will close when 218 caribou are taken, rather than the original maximum harvest limit of 300. So far, 23 caribou have been reported harvest.

Alaska Department of Public Safety

Moxie Andrew III, 24, escaped from a holding cell in New Stuyahok on Thursday. UPDATE: According to a Feb. 22, 2018 Alaska State Trooper press release, Andrew turned himself in to law enforcement on Feb. 17. He was transported to Dillingham jail Feb. 18 for remand. 

Avery Lill/ KDLG

On Valentine’s Day, Ravn Alaska made its first regularly scheduled flight between Dillingham, King Salmon and Anchorage. Bristol Bay residents said they were excited for increased competition among airlines in the region.


The City of Unalaska will contribute $36,000 to the disposal of a boat that the state scuttled in January. The F/V Akutan sat abandoned Unalaska's Captains Bay for months after a disastrous summer fishing season in Bristol Bay this summer. 

What is love? Dillingham's kids have the answer.

Feb 14, 2018

Today is Valentine's Day. It's a time to celebrate your family, friends, romantic partners or any combination of the loves in your life. It's also a time to reflect on what love means to you. Logan Ito from Dillingham High School's broadcasting class and KDLG's Liam Wright took that exact question to Dillingham's elementary schoolers. Here's what Ms. Sanger's second grade class had to say.

Dillingham competes in Homer basketball tournament

Feb 13, 2018
Dan Dunaway

At the round robin basketball tournament in Homer this weekend, Dillingham competed against teams from Homer, Kotzebue and Sitka.

photo courtesy of Chief Ivan Blunka School

Ben Griese and Nicole Wagner received the Inclusive Practices Award from the Alaska Governor’s Council on Disabilities and Special Education last week.


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