The City of Unalaska will contribute $36,000 to the disposal of a boat that the state scuttled in January. The F/V Akutan sat abandoned Unalaska's Captains Bay for months after a disastrous summer fishing season in Bristol Bay this summer.
Today is Valentine's Day. It's a time to celebrate your family, friends, romantic partners or any combination of the loves in your life. It's also a time to reflect on what love means to you. Logan Ito from Dillingham High School's broadcasting class and KDLG's Liam Wright took that exact question to Dillingham's elementary schoolers. Here's what Ms. Sanger's second grade class had to say.
The Insurance Services Office is recognizing Dillingham’s improved firefighting capabilities. ISO evaluates communities around the country on their ability to deal with building fires. Many insurance companies take that evaluation into account when calculating premiums for home and business property insurance.
Opponents of mining in the Bristol Bay watershed celebrate Administrator Scott Pruitt’s announcement and are committed to remaining vocal on the issue. On the other hand, four village corporations with land near or adjacent to the Pebble deposit have called on Pruitt to “ensure a full and fair review for the project” and are concerned that proposed restrictions could impede that process.
Last week, the Bristol Bay Opioid Task Force and Alaska's Department of Health and Social Services held a meeting in Dillingham . At the meeting, Bristol Bay residents weighed in on how the state should next respond to the opioid epidemic.
A week after his own coalition demanded his resignation, House District 38 Representative Zach Fansler stepped down on Friday morning. The freshman Democrat from Bethel is accused of assaulting a woman when she rejected his sexual advances, though he denies the allegations.