Cameras sprout in an Alaska town on the edge of nowhere

From Anchorage, it takes 90 minutes on a propeller plane to reach this fishing village on the state's southwestern edge, a place where some people still make raincoats out of walrus intestine. Full Story
nancy dillingham

United States

#1 Apr 6, 2006
I am a 6th-generation Dillingham for the community of "Dillingham" in Big Ivy in western North Carolina. I read the article with great interest; I am a poet, right now taking a class on "The Craft of Political Poetry" and am planning to write a poem about his story for my class. I, of course, am interested in any "sidebars" to the story re the town's reaction/interactions as these events played out in the town--the townspeople's comments, etc. I hope some of my Dillingham kin will send some tidbits along.
Fred Toms

Plano, TX

#2 Apr 6, 2006
That's not right.
dillinghamer

United States

#3 Apr 6, 2006
hello ms dillingham;
I live in dillingham, alaska --- there's lots more to this story than what you're reading. I suggest you call the Bristol Bay times in Dillingham, Alaska and talk to the editor Jed. The press has totally blown this out of porportion! Good luck!
clyde caddy

North Fort Myers, FL

#4 Jun 19, 2006
Do they sell spray paint in alaska ?
clyde caddy

Cape Coral, FL

#5 Jun 20, 2006
dillinghamer wrote:
hello ms dillingham;
I live in dillingham, alaska --- there's lots more to this story than what you're reading. I suggest you call the Bristol Bay times in Dillingham, Alaska and talk to the editor Jed. The press has totally blown this out of porportion! Good luck!
Why not tell us the " story " or is this a state secert ? I think editor Jed just went to lunch .
Rose

Dillingham, AK

#6 Sep 22, 2006
The real story is only a very few people in Dillingham like those cameras. They appeal to a certain power/control mentality that we really don't need in this tiny, far away town with no road system for hundreds of miles. It's nuts.
dillingham resident

United States

#7 Sep 23, 2006
Ah! The camera's. All 80 of them. yeah!, thats right, 80 cameras installed troughout the small VILLAGE of approximately 2500 people. Thats 1 camera for every 32 people. It is very stupid. It was the idea of our chief of police. Very stupid! terrorist? in Dillingham? YEAH RIGHT!!!!!!!!! chief thompson needs to get a life. Stop watching so much damn tv. If the chief is that paranoid then I think he should have those cameras in his own yard watching his own house. All 80n of them!!!!!!!!!!
weylin nelson

Dillingham, AK

#8 Feb 7, 2007
i just feel like writing on this because i live in dillingham and thats all
AKNative

Gambell, AK

#9 Mar 2, 2007
Hah! That's funny. Terrorists? Talk about paranoia. Something seriously is wrong with them, the powers that be that is.

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