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Dillingham Fire Department pays tribute to longtime volunteer Jim McMurray

McMurray succumbed to a battle with cancer Tuesday at the age of 70. He served close to four decades with Dillingham's Fire Dept. and Crash Rescue Squad, and was the expert engineer who kept the water flowing.

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DCSD Superintendent Danny Frazier to retire in June

After 27 years in education, seven with DCSD, and two as the superintendent, Danny Frazier says it is time to spend more time with his ailing wife.

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Bristol Bay and Beyond: May 19, 2017

Andy Wink breaks down the salmon market, a halibut and cod fishery is underway, scientists are tagging Aleutian terns, a visit to the DES science fair, and the Tanalian HS choir sings "Emerald Stream."

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Dillingham Elementary School has decided to continue the system that allows parents to call the school and ask that their student be let off at a different bus stop than normal.

Happy Mother's Day From Made With Love

May 15, 2017
Katie Basile / KYUK

On Mother's Day, the routine for many in urban Alaska or the lower 48 is to call a florist, order an arrangement, and have it delivered, maybe with a note. Now one Bethel businesswoman has brought that service to the YK Delta.

Daher Jorge

Three months ago, a crab boat went missing in the Bering Sea with no mayday signal. The search for the vessel and six onboard was ended a few days later, but the search for answers continues.


This winter, when he was near rock bottom, Jonathan Jeremy Larson of Dillingham checked himself into a 28-day inpatient treatment center in Seattle. After that he lived in a sobriety house until he was ready to come back to his life in Dillingham. He's now been clean for four months, and knows there is a long road ahead to beat the addictions that nearly cost him everything. Larson is humble about his journey, but wants to share with others what he has learned so far about getting and staying clean. 


This week, an update on a deal between EPA and Pebble. Graduating seniors share thoughts through poetry and prose, we profile a local entrepreneur, and a young man shares his story of addiction and recovery. 

Avery Lill/ KDLG

Fo resigned as an ADF&G sport fish biologist this spring to pursue other life goals, including helping other people reach their fitness goals at his new gym in Dillingham. 

On Thursday, co-workers of James Schneider, 56, found the man's body face down in the mud beneath the Togiak Fisheries Cannery dock. 

Tate Gooden

In April a group from Igiugig travelled to New Mexico and Arizona to share native dances, foods, and traditions with Zuni and Apache communities.

Twin Hills and Aleknagik students complete Hunter Education

May 12, 2017

Five students from Aleknagik and Twin Hills completed their Hunter Education practicum at the Dillingham shooting range last week. It marked the completion of their Hunter Education course.

Avery Lill/ KDLG

Dillingham Elementary School is in the final year of a three year grant that has provided the means for students to dedicate the month of May to studying Alaska’s oceans.


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