Alaska’s unemployment rate stood at 5.9 percent this May, unchanged from April. The Dillingham census area had higher unemployment than the state at 8.7 percent, but it among the lowest in the southwest region. 192 people were register as unemployed, down from 214 last May. The Bristol Bay Borough’s rate was the lowest in the Southwest at 3.2 percent. The Lake and Peninsula Borough was at 6.6 percent.