Dillingham

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Dillingham

Postby History_Queen » Sun Apr 11, 2021 3:46 pm

Looking at a job next year in Dillingham. They don’t have teacher housing, and I’m not finding much about rentals or how much they cost. Anybody have information to share, about the school, housing, community, etc? I’ve looked online, so I already know about the travel situation. Are there cars available there, or would I need to barge one in? I appreciate any insider knowledge. I’m in Southeast, an Alaskan, but not familiar with Bristol Bay region.
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Re: Dillingham

Postby Johncn » Wed Apr 28, 2021 7:10 pm

Hello,

Dillingham is beautiful, and has a road system. There are two districts based out of that regional hub: Dillingham City Schools, and Southwest Region School District. There is a local road system that goes out of town and in the Wood-Tikchik Lakes area. If it were me, I would want a vehicle there.

There is regularly scheduled, seasonal barge service from a few different companies, but it's not as frequent as in Southeast Alaska. I am not sure of the best place to load your vehicle from is, but for some lines it may be in Seward....here is some basic info:

http://www.lynden.com/aml/western.html

https://www.alaska-logistics.com/voyages.html

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https://samsontug.com/shipping/shipping-schedules/

Hope this helps,

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