Avery Lill

Reporter/Host
National Weather Service

According to the National Weather Service, some areas of Bristol Bay could see between 8-12 inches of snow on the ground.

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Chuck Hardy, a credit counselor with Money Management International, visited Bristol Bay this week to meet with individuals and host community sessions on how to improve personal finances.

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Jodie Anderson, Alaska's Farm to School coordinator, met with school representatives and growers in Dillingham and Naknek last week to discuss integrating more fresh and local food into school menus.

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The principal and teacher at William "Sonny" Nelson School in Ekwok returned to her home state of Florida about a week ago due to an unforeseen family situation.  

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As salmon stir up sediment to build redds, they can cause erosion nearby and downstream. Over millennia, that erosion could make some landscapes up to a third shorter than they would be otherwise.

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With Veteran's Day on Saturday, Dillingham City Schools held an assembly on Friday to honor local men and women who have served in the United States military. 

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Dillingham's peer mediation program has been around long enough that the parents of some of today's mediators were in the programs themselves years ago.

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Victor DeNoble  has been speaking to students around the United States about nicotine addiction since the mid-1990s, adressing about 300,000 students per year. On Wednesday, he spoke in Dillingham.

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The Alaska Association of Secondary Principals has named Robin Jones of Chief Ivan Blunka School in New Stuyahok the Region VII principal of the year.

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School counselors in the Lake and Peninsula School District are now meeting with students and classes online to provide more consistent support for schools in remote locations.

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Port Heiden bought reindeer in 2015. After two years of reindeer herding, they are maintaining a stable herd of 30 animals. Before they harvest any for meat, they want to grow the herd to 100.

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Port Heiden's Tisha Christensen tells the story of a creature that visited her relative years ago.

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Students in the Lake and Peninsula School District have less time to complete the same number of requirements this year. To meet the challenge, they are working on projects that fulfill a variety of school standards. One Port Heiden seventh grader will get credit for writing, science, art and culture for making a cribbage board out of a caribou antler.

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Noah Ream joined the Meshik School staff in Port Heiden this month. His position was added because the school enrolled eight more students this fall.

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Over eight years, Steve and Nola Angasan have fostered more than 28 kids, some for a few days, some for many months.

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