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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.

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Bristol Bay musher, John Hanson Jr. from New Stuyahok has been in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta since January to compete in sled dog sprint races.


As moose cope with the rigors of winter,  Alaska Department of Fish and Game warns that the animals are more likely to be aggressive.

Nunamta Aulukestai

On Friday, Ekwok Natives Limited's board of directors voted to cease its affiliation with Nunamta Aulukestai by a 4 to 1 vote. 

Dillingham City School District

Next week, 13 Dillingham high schoolers embark on a trip to France and Spain. For most, it will be their first trip outside the United States.


The University of Alaska Fairbanks  Bristol Bay Campus is accepting applications for a new structural and pipe welding program that will begin classes in August.

Mary Tilden pleaded guilty to felony failure to stop at the direction of a police officer, as well as theft and trespassing at a Wednesday hearing. 

Beaver Round-Up 2017

Mar 7, 2017
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Dillingham's 59th Beaver Round-Up  featured classic events like Dilly Capers, Little Miss Beaver Round-Up, bingo, tug-of-war, a traditional foods feast, bake-offs, races, and plenty of basketball. It also had some new events, like the kendama tournament. 

Thomas Cody O'Connor, 23,  died in a car accident on Parks Highway Feb. 26. A memorial service will be held in Dillingham on Tuesday, March 7.

Safe and Fear Free-Environment, Inc.

Finding funding for the MySpace Youth and Wellness Center in Dillingham has been difficult since its original CANDU grant ran out in 2015. But SAFE Education and Outreach Coordinator, Gregg Marxmiller, says that, thanks to grants and donations, he is confident that the center's funding will be sufficient at least to the end of 2017.