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Avery Lill/ KDLG

Harsh conditions and funding setbacks are among the obstacles the small village faces as they seek to reduce diesel consumption and rely on alternative energy sources.

The House Speaker from Dillingham sat down with KDLG Monday for an interview about the session and other recent topics of interest.

Hladick tapped for EPA Region 10

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Former Dillingham, Unalaska city manager picked by Trump administration to lead agency's work in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.

Avery Lill/ KDLG

Verner Wilson the III is leaving the Bristol Bay Native Association to take on the role of senior oceans campaigner with the nonprofit Friends of the Earth.

Elizabeth Harball

Agency staff heard support and opposition for withdrawing the proposed preemptive mining restrictions in the Bristol Bay watershed. Some residents spoke up about the benefits of working for Pebble and why they and their village corporations deserve to see Pebble Mine apply for permits.

Jaclyn Christensen

Some areas of Port Heiden's coast eroded six feet during storms in recent weeks. It's a problem the community has been dealing with for decades.

KDLG

In close to four hours of public testimony, dozens told EPA staffers that large-scale mining threatens a fishery and way of life in Bristol Bay. The unanimous opinion given during Wednesday's meeting, held during the middle of the work day, was EPA should finalize preemptive Section 404(c) Clean Water Act restrictions, not withdraw them and wait for an Environmental Impact Statement.

Tatyana Zackar

More than two dozen students and adults made the 23 mile hike from Igiugig to Big Mountain. Along the way they ate plenty of moose, dry fish and locally grown greens.

NWS

As first big low pressure storm moves east towards Russia Thursday and Friday, second storm now looks to stay south of Bering Sea and Bristol Bay. NWS downgrading threat of high seas and coastal erosion in weekend forecast.

Alaska Department of Health and Social Services

Alaska has seen a spike of reported cases of flu since the beginning of September, reports the State of Alaska Section of Epidemiology.

photo courtesy of Vince Luckhurst

“There was a strength to Patty that everyone can attest to that knows her, and it’ll be a big loss to this community," said Chris Napoli who served on the school board with her during her final term.

courtesy Alaska State Troopers

Update: Dawson Andrew, 18, located and taken into custody by posse of local volunteers.

Fall Fish and Feast just around the corner

Oct 10, 2017
Monica Waring

Annual wine and dine gathering raises tens of thousands of dollars to support Bristol Bay School activities through the rest of the year.

KDLG

The city's appeal of Local Boundary Commission Jan. 24 rejection is moving ahead in court. Dillingham argues the LBC's reconsideration was unlawful, and that the city was not granted a fair hearing. An attorney for the state, plus opponents led by Ekuk, say LBC was perfectly within its rights to correct its earlier wrong.

KDLG

An assembly with students from the elementary, middle, and high schools took time to recognize the importance and contributions of Alaska's indigenous people on the now official holiday.

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