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University of Alaska's community campuses could face dramatic changes as the university faces further funding cuts from the state.


The Dillingham City School District school board unanimously approved the budget for Fiscal Year 2018 at its Monday meeting. 

Andria Budbill

Café Olé, the Dillingham High School Spanish and French club, explored France and Spain at the end of March, practicing language skills along the way.

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Dillingham hosted Southwest Region School District's state qualifying competition for Native Youth Olympics this week.  Six teams from around the Bristol Bay area competed.

Dillingham Education Association

Educators, parents and community members gathered to discuss the Dillingham City School District's proposed budget at a meeting this week hosted by the DEA.

Alaska Department of Fish & Game

In the last few weeks, area wildlife biologist Neil Barten has seen several bears awake in the area and anticipates more in the coming weeks.

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Rainbow trout are heading down from the Naknek Lake into the river to spawn, and a handful of fishermen from around Alaska are taking advantage of this short fishery.


Nanci Morris Lyon and Heath Lyon bought out their partners to become full owners and operators of the Bear Trail Lodge in King Salmon.

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The Bristol Bay 4-H Ballet Club will hold their third annual recital Saturday. For three years, volunteers have rallied to teach eager area youth the art of dance.

Annual marches around the state raise awareness of pervasive domestic violence and sexual assault in Alaska.

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Ryan Berkoski and Gustina Alexie will represent Dillingham at the Alaska State Spelling Bee in Anchorage on Thursday.

Alaska Department of Education & Early Development

Schools around Alaska began PEAKS testing this week, the new statewide assessment for English language arts, math and science.


The Bailey family lives just outside of Dillingham. They home-school their five children. This year three of their students are enrolled in a program that allows home-schoolers to tap into the public education system. 

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New Stuyahok's John Hanson Jr. won the sled dog sprint race in Russian Mission last weekend.


The school board of the Dillingham City School District interviewed and appointed Bernina Venua to the school board at their Monday meeting.