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Politics
10:30 am
Wed February 25, 2015

Public media target of potential budget cuts

The Legislature is considering halving the amount of funding available for public broadcasting.

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Crime and Safety
3:54 pm
Tue February 24, 2015

Leroy B. Dick Jr., sentenced to 99 years for killing VPSO

DILLINGHAM:  Leroy B. Dick, Jr., 44, from Manokotak, was sentenced to 99 years in jail for killing unarmed Village Public Safety Officer Thomas Madole on March 19, 2013.

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Events & Information
2:03 pm
Tue February 24, 2015

Polynesian dancers to perform at Luau

Polynesian Paradise Dancers perform on stage.
Credit Polynesian Paradise Dancers

Polynesian Paradise Dancers will perform traditional dances on Saturday as part of Beaver Round-up.

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Events & Information
1:34 pm
Tue February 24, 2015

Celebrity Impressionist set for Beaver Round-up

Larry Jones is better known as The Man of 1002 voices. 

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Events & Information
10:13 am
Tue February 24, 2015

SCHEDULE: Beaver Round-Up kicks off Wednesday in Dillingham

Credit Clark Fair

Snow or not, the annual festival has plenty in store for a fun, eventful week in Dillingham. We have the schedule here.

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Crime and Safety
8:00 pm
Mon February 23, 2015

Dillingham WAANT post to remain vacant, for now

Statewide Drug Enforcement Unit not planning to assign new trooper investigator to Dillingham office until budget and staffing allows.

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Fisheries
7:26 pm
Mon February 23, 2015

Coast Guard rule changes will hurt Bristol Bay sport fish industry, say lodges

Credit Tikchik Narrows Lodge

USCG moving guides to full OUVP ("six pack") licenses on Western Alaska rivers. Lodge owners say change is not feasible for their industry now.

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News
4:07 pm
Mon February 23, 2015

National Guard Armory closing in Dillingham

The armory is located at Boat Harbor in Dillingham.
Credit Hannah Colton

Lt. Col. William Burdett says there are not enough local recruits to justify maintaining the armory.

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Crime and Safety
3:52 pm
Mon February 23, 2015

Unalaska man charged with giving marijuana, 'wax' to teenager

KUCB, Unalaska:  A man is facing a felony charge for giving marijuana to an Unalaska teenager, on the eve of the drug’s legalization in the state.

Marcos Flores, 23, was arrested last week after police got a call from a local parent who said his daughter was in possession of marijuana.

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Events & Information
11:59 am
Mon February 23, 2015

Anchorage rapper heads to Dillingham

Positive rap artist Samuel Johns represents a blend of traditional Alaska and hip hop cultures.
Credit Samuel Johns

Motivational speaker and positive rap artist Samuel Johns to perform in Dillingham this weekend as part of Beaver Round-up. 

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Bristol Bay and Beyond
11:28 am
Mon February 23, 2015

Bristol Bay and Beyond, Feb. 20, 2015

The Igushik River looks a little hard to cross this February.
Credit JoAnne Knight

Author Annie Boochever on her novel Bristol Bay Summer, a gas war in Dillingham?, some speakers who say Ni, and thoughts on Beaver Round Up.

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Education
10:02 am
Mon February 23, 2015

University of Alaska Board Of Regents approves 5% tuition increase

The University of Alaska Board of Regents approved a 5 percent tuition hike for the 2015-16 academic year.
Credit Josh Edge, APRN

UA Board of Regents on Friday voted 8-2 in favor of a 5 percent tuition increase, in an effort to gain ground on the University’s budget shortfall.

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Environment
12:26 pm
Sat February 21, 2015

Musher Aliy Zirkle on this week's Outdoor Explorer

Aliy Zirkle greets fans at the ceremonial start of the 2013 Iditarod in Anchorage.
Credit Josh Edge, APRN

Zirkle sits down with Annie Feidt next Thursday on Outdoor Explorer. Catch it on KDLG AM 670 at 9 p.m.

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Local Sports
2:07 pm
Fri February 20, 2015

DHS v. Bethel this weekend

Girls and boys play Bethel this weekend at 7:30 on Friday and Saturday. Tune in on AM 670. 

The Dillingham Wolverines take on the Bethel Warriors this weekend in basketball.  The boys’ teams will play in Bethel. Dillingham women’s coach Carl Clark laid out the schedule for the girls’ games:

Our JV's gonna be playing at 6:00 [Friday] and then Varsity will be playing at 7:30. Senior night for the cheerleaders's is tonight at 7:30. Then for my girls, senior night will be Saturday night at 7:30.... We honor our seniors on the last game prior to regions.

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