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Health
9:15 am
Tue December 9, 2014

National Influenza Vaccination Week recognized by Alaska and state health clinics

Credit Alaska Department of Health and Social Services

The state is waiving administration fees through December 13th for all flu vaccines. 

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Environment
6:57 pm
Mon December 8, 2014

Port Heiden husbandry: village plans importation of 60+ reindeer

Port Heiden residents built a giant new corral to house an anticipated reindeer herd.
Credit courtesy John Christensen

Port Heiden has a corral built and are waiting on reindeer purchased from Stebbins and St. Michael.

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Fisheries
12:03 pm
Mon December 8, 2014

"A Fishy Tale," farmed fish documentary, showed at Anchorage Film Festival

Credit A Fish Tale Movie

Sara Pozonsky wanted to make a documentary to educate and alert Alaskans about the dangers of fish farms.

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Podcasts
1:28 pm
Fri December 5, 2014

Bristol Bay and Beyond, Dec. 5 2014

December sunrise in Togiak.
Credit Brian Abraham, Togiak IGAP.

Dillingham city council picks a new member, residents gear up for a festive weekend, Bristol Bay buy back discussed at Pac Marine Expo, plus a look back at the week's news.

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Politics
10:37 am
Fri December 5, 2014

Council appoints Armstrong to vacant seat

Curt Armstrong's letter of interest to the city.

Mayor Ruby's recommendation of Curt Armstrong was accepted with unanimous approval by Dillingham city council.

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Crime and Safety
10:23 am
Fri December 5, 2014

Bethel man given jail time for killing sister's dog

‘Irvina’, the dog beaten to death with a flashlight in Bethel Wednesday, September 10th, 2014.
Credit Photo courtesy of Bethel Friends of Canines

James Whitman, 29, facing 180 days in jail for misdemeanor animal cruelty conviction.

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Other
7:24 am
Fri December 5, 2014

Report shows Alaska children, especially Alaska Native children, more likely to be in foster care

Credit Institute of Social and Economic Research

ISER's new report says Alaska children are twice as likely to be in foster care than those in the lower 48.

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Other
12:19 pm
Thu December 4, 2014

Dillingham Elementary students tell KDLG what they are grateful for this Thanksgiving

Credit yee7.com

The day before Thanksgiving, KDLG's Elijah Hunt visited the Dillingham Elementary and asked the students what they were grateful for this Thanksgiving.  

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Events & Information
10:51 am
Thu December 4, 2014

Rural and Native Alaska discussed at national tribal conference in DC

US Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz
Credit Department of Energy

US Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz spoke about Alaska's energy prospects and accomplishments at White House Tribal Nations Conference.

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Events & Information
1:09 pm
Wed December 3, 2014

Bazaar, Tree Lighting set stage for festive Dillngham weekend

Dillingham's Christmas Tree being prepared Wednesday for the annual lighting festivity Saturday at 6pm. Nushagak Coop. employees Jeff Fonkert and Tim McCambly helped string the lights, with assistance from Maryanne Dickey and Paul Liedberg.
Credit Clark Fair

The bazaar will be in the Dillingham High School gym from 10AM-4PM.

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Events & Information
12:15 pm
Wed December 3, 2014

Wood River Bridge construction on winter break but still on schedule

Construction on the Wood River Bridge continues.
Credit Thea Card

The $19 million dollar bridge is reported to be right on schedule and will resume construction in the spring.

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Crime and Safety
11:06 am
Wed December 3, 2014

New Stuyahok man arrested on sexual assault charge

DILLINGHAM: A New Stuyahok man was arrested Tuesday on a charge of second degree sexual assault. Troopers allege that Moxie Wonhola, 35, touched a woman's breasts while she was sleeping at the house both lived at. Wonhola had been drinking at the time of the incident, according to troopers. He was arraigned in Dillingham Wednesday morning and initially refused legal counsel and sought to plead guilty. Eventually he was assigned a public defense attorney and is being held on $5000 bail.

Environment
7:05 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

Tustumena replacement design shows larger, faster ship

Credit courtesy KBBI

The replacement vessel for the 50-year-old Trusty Tusty will cost an estimated $237 million to construct.

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Crime and Safety
6:52 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

Phone scams? Several report strange, unsolicited calls

Utility providers in Bristol Bay warn telephone customers not to provide information to telephone solicitors.

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Crime and Safety
6:17 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

Heroin dealer accepts plea deal, guilty on reduced charge

James Folsom, Jr., 28, of Dillingham, will be sentenced to 1-3 years in prison at hearing set for March.

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