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Paula Singley

Lady Angels cap magical season with 40-34 win over Nenana Lynx in championship game Saturday in Anchorage.

Southwest legislators discussed House and Senate priorities for how to address a nearly $3 billion deficit at the Southwest Alaska Municipal Conference in Anchorage March 3.

Judge Reigh did not find sufficient evidence of stalking involving two post office employees and Ekwok resident David McNease, who is often on the edge of "rage" when picking up his mail, says postmaster.

Sarah Grace Durrance

Speaker Edgmon on that budget, Dr. Jyll Green shares about Vivitrol, Craig Medred opines on Iditarod race(s), we hit the road with Dr. Dan, and an average day bird watching beats any day in the office.

Avery Lill/ KDLG

Bristol Bay musher, John Hanson Jr. from New Stuyahok has been in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta since January to compete in sled dog sprint races.

Chrissy Roes

Peninsula Airways is facing criticism from Bristol Bay customers due to continued delays along the Anchorage route. The company says it is still in the process of integrating their new fleet of Saab 2000s. 

KDLG

As moose cope with the rigors of winter,  Alaska Department of Fish and Game warns that the animals are more likely to be aggressive.

Eric Tallekpallek, 22, accepted responsibility for the July 2016 crime and released soon after March 1 sentencing. Judge orders 5 years of probation with 39 months of suspended jail time.

David Dodman, KNOM

Mitch Seavey crossed under the burled arch Tuesday at 3:40 p.m. in a new record time of 8 days, 3 hours, 40 minutes, and 13 seconds. That broke his son Dallas Seavey's record from last year, and prevented the younger from a four-peat.

Nunamta Aulukestai

On Friday, Ekwok Natives Limited's board of directors voted to cease its affiliation with Nunamta Aulukestai by a 4 to 1 vote. 

Gavel to Gavel

Walker's nominees Reed Morisky, John Jensen, and Fritz Johnson praised in public testimony and lightly questioned by Senate Resources Committee Monday in Juneau.

Bristol Engineering Service Corporation

The possible route and impacts of a road between Dillingham and Manokotak will be discussed at a a series of meetings at the end of the month. 

Dillingham City School District

Next week, 13 Dillingham high schoolers embark on a trip to France and Spain. For most, it will be their first trip outside the United States.

Neil Ryan Nelson, 29, arrested for assault and trespassing after allegedly entering the home of a 67-year-old in Aleknagik early Sunday morning.

Update: More money for the Alaska Marine Highway

Mar 13, 2017
Ed Schoenfeld / CoastAlaska News - Juneau

The House Finance Committee on Thursday added about $2.1 million to the Alaska Marine Highway budget. Gov. Bill Walker’s spending plan, released in December, included $2.8 million – or two percent – less than this year’s budget.

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