Isabelle Ross

Reporter/Host
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Halibut have hit the docks in Dillingham. The 4-E halibut fishery opened on May 1, and the first fish was landed on May 14.

Norman Heyano

Those hoping to drive to Snake Lake will have to wait; Snake Lake Road will remain closed until icy conditions allow the DOT to repair damage caused by washouts.

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Cigarettes in Dillingham are about to get more expensive. The city expects the new tax to generate $120,000 for the general fund initially. It hopes that over time higher prices will discourage tobacco use.

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Bristol Bay area schools wrapped up the final round of commencement ceremonies over the weekend.

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It’s the last Friday of the school year, and this morning, it was also the last music Friday at Dillingham Elementary. Teresa Duncan runs these weekly musical mornings for elementary students. This year, she’s retiring. 

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Dillingham wrestling coach William Savo received the Region One Coach of the Year award on Monday.

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Sophie Woods has worked at Dillingham Elementary longer than anyone else at the school. Over her 50 years as a teacher’s aide, she has taught students a variety of skills, from reading to native dancing. Now, she’s retiring.

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The UAF Bristol Bay campus commencement ceremony focused on rural campuses as key to providing opportunities for local people to work in their communities.  

Sarah Grace Durrance

The Bristol Bay Science and Research Institute will begin a study on mesh selectivity in early June.

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The Dillingham Elementary School science fair took place on Wednesday night. From egg hatching to water wave models, the projects helped visitors gain new perspectives on how the world works. 

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As the school year winds down, three educators from Dillingham have received statewide awards for their work.

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Dillingham’s citywide cleanup has been postponed until tomorrow due to inclement weather. It was scheduled to start today.

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As ice breaks and barges carry fuel into rural Alaskan communities, companies are likely to begin charging prices that reflect global oil prices that have been rising since this fall. 

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Bristol Bay athletes had a strong showing at the senior state NYO games in Anchorage this weekend. 

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