Crime and Safety

One injured in Sunday morning crash south of Aleknagik

Oct 10, 2016

Troopers say alcohol and speed were "significant factors" when Ford Expedition driven by 21-year-old Kendall Alvarado rolled and went off the roadway early Sunday.

Arson suspected in Sunday morning N&N Market fire

Oct 9, 2016

Volunteers Fire Responders finished putting out fires started inside the N&N Market, one of two grocery stores in downtown Dillingham. Damage inside "pretty heavy," according to fire department.


Three killed, including passenger from Manokotak, when Cessna 208B Caravan operated by Hageland Aviation crashed into a mountain northwest of Togiak Sunday afternoon.


Forensic audit of the books back to 2010 nearly complete, with more than $400,000 already paid back by former GM Donna Vukich.

Johnson shooting case pleaded out Tuesday

Sep 27, 2016

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

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.

Who shall judge next?

Sep 22, 2016

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

Clark indicted for Olsen murder

Sep 22, 2016

Just a day after his arrest, an Anchorage grand jury indicted Brian V. Clark on all four felony counts.

Alaska State Troopers

Long suspected as the culprit, the state says it has enough evidence to charge Brian V. Clark, 36, with the February 2015 murder of Ella Olsen in Dillingham.

Did this man scam millions out of Dillingham?

Sep 19, 2016

The feds say Floyd Jay Mann, Jr., of Puyallup, WA, stole and gambled away at least $2.7 million over four years. Most of his 15+ victims were from Dillingham.


Larry McCormick accused of first degree sexual abuse of a minor for allegedly molesting a 7-year-old relative at his home in August.

Dillingham Public Safety

Tommy Gumlickpuk, 48, held on $100l000 bail following disturbing allegations he sexually assaulted a disabled 74-year-old woman after breaking into her home.

Troopers and volunteers from Perryville searched for missing man for days, finding him alive Monday about a half mile from his house.

Walter Shade, 30, dies in state custody

Sep 8, 2016

A man at the Wildwood Correctional Complex died by apparent suicide Tuesday afternoon, though his death is still under investigation.

VPO shot, suspect dead by own hand in Chevak

Sep 8, 2016

VPO Derrick McDonald medevaced with non-life threatening injuries. Harold Paniyak, 24, died instantly Wednesday evening.