DILLINGHAM-- The Dillingham Elementary School is keeping track of how many words students read by using a computer program that tracks the kid’s efforts. The students have from the beginning of the school year to May to reach one million words and then they will win a tee-shirt and their name will be posted on the gym wall. Only two months into the school year and one student has already hit that million word mark. KDLG’s Thea Card has the story.
DILLINGHAM: Logan Walker, 36, was arrested in Clark's Point Thursday for violating the conditions of his release.
Walker was picked up earlier this month for violating his parole on another case after he tested positive for opiate use while at Jake’s Place, a substance abuse treatment facility at the Kanakanak Hospital. His case was noticed by the Dillingham public, as his girlfriend Jennifer Williams was arrested around the same time for allegedly smoking an oxycodone pill with a new mother at the Kanakanak Hospital.
DILLINGHAM: Elmer B. Amos, 29, of Mekoryuk, was arrested Thursday in Koliganek for failing to register as a sex offender. Amos was convicted in 2008 in Bethel on a 2007 charge of third degree sexual assault, and sentenced to two years in prison and five years of probation.
Election Day is approaching and with that comes the final surge from politicians to earn your vote. However, there are others out there that don’t care who you vote for—they just want you to vote.
You may have seen her huddled up around a small card table with flyers and stickers, inside grocery stores with a friendly smile. You’re on your way to pick up some eggs you keep forgetting and at the entrance you’re greeted by…
DILLNGHAM: Bristol Bay Borough Police, the Western Alaska Alcohol and Narcotics Team, and state troopers in King Salmon can chalk up a pair of wins in the war on drug importation to Bristol Bay. On October 22, Anchorage-based WAANT investigators nabbed Tawnie Ann Myers, 27, of Naknek, preparing to board a flight back to King Salmon with 15.1 grams of heroin and two grams of methamphetamines. On October 25, state troopers stopped Henry C.
This weekend is the Arctic Circle 2014 conference in Iceland. The annual event was created to increase the Arctic dialogue. US Senator Lisa Murkowski will be attending with the new Arctic Representative from the US Admiral Robert Papp.
DILLINGHAM: Police are continuing to investigate tire slashings last weekend. In total, five cars were damaged.
On Friday night, folks gathered at the weekly pinochle game at the Senior Center walked outside around 11 p.m. and discovered tires on three cars had been punctured or slashed. One of those belonged to Bert and Crystal Luckhurst.
“My mother-in-law had borrowed the car to go the game, and called me about 11:30 p.m. after she discovered the slashed tires,” said Bert Luckhurst. “What a bum deal. Who targets the old folks at the Senior Center?”