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A plane crashed Friday morning in the Muklung Hills, roughly 20 miles northeast of Dillingham, but by 6pm Friday, authorities had not been able to reach the crash site.

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An attempt was made Wednesday in Dillingham to set a new world record.  Husband and wife Tom Marsik and Kristin Donaldson believe they have built the most airtight house on the planet, and KDLG's Dave Bendinger stopped by as they prepared to test that theory.

Marie Matsuno Nash, 70, originally of Ugashik, was inducted along with 14 others to the Alaska Women's Hall of Fame during a ceremony on February 28th . Since 2009, the Alaska Women's Hall of Fame has been honoring women whose life contributions have helped shape the state through its history, including Elizabeth Peratrovich, Mary Louise Rasmuson, Sarah Palin, Lisa Murkowski. Nash's induction was a recognition of her achievements advocating for human rights during more than four decades working around state and federal government. 

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The Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad released a report detailing their activity for the month of February.

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The Bristol Bay Borough has a new manager at the helm, and a list of projects on the schedule for this year's construction season. 

    

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The Western Alaska Alcohol and Narcotics Team intercepted a shipment of oxycodone pills destined for Dillingham late last week. The 100 pills seized carry a local street value of about $20,000.  Jose and Jerilyn Sanchez have been arrested; authorities say the couple was targeting the Beaver Round-Up festivities to distribute the dangerous narcotics.  KDLG's Dave Bendinger reports.

Ptarmigan this year?

Feb 28, 2013

With spring increasingly near at-hand, it's safe to say that this winter has been a little different than years past. After a rainy December and January, the snow certainly, and finally, arrived. But something else many have noticed is smaller number of ptarmigan in usual spots around the area. KDLG News put student reporters August Shade and Connor Ito on the hunt to find out where these birds may be, and if they're going to yet arrive. They filed this report:

James Bingman, Jr., was on trial today at the courthouse in Dillingham, facing a felony charge of Coercion and Fear Accusation of a Crime. James Bingman Sr. is being sued by the City of Dillingham for failing to pay approximately $170,000 dollars in sales taxes from the apartment buildings he owns and rents in town.     KDLG's Dave Bendinger has more:

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