Anna Rose MacArthur, KYUK - Bethel
Bethel searchers recover body of 1 of 3 missing moose hunters
The body of Shane McIntyre was recovered on Sept. 22 at the Bethel small boat harbor, according to Bethel Search and Rescue Vice President Perry Barr.
Yukon River chum and coho runs remain too low to open subsistence harvest
Biologists do not expect either to reach their goals for fish reaching their spawning grounds.
Chum fishing will remain closed on the Yukon amid projections for another low fall run
Fish and Game is projecting that fewer than 300,000 fall chum will return to the Yukon River.
Subsistence fishing for Yukon River Chinook and summer chum will likely remain closed through the end of the season
It’s a possibility that fishery managers had warned could happen since before the salmon arrived.
Frustrations grow along Yukon River as salmon fishing remains closed for second year amid record low runs
It’s a grim outlook for Yukon River Chinook and summer chum salmon.
The East Fork Fire is no longer threatening lower Yukon River communities
Cooler, moister weather forecast for the coming days is expected to reduce the fire risk even more.
Quinhagak man sentenced to 99 years in prison for murder of 10-year-old Ida ‘Girlie’ Aguchak
The crime occurred on March 15, 2020 in Quinhagak.
People who fled the lower Yukon River tundra fires are asking when they can return home
People who left communities threatened by the East Fork Fire on the lower Yukon River are asking when they will be able to return home.
Historic tundra fire spreads within 3.5 miles of St. Mary’s as another fire burns 10 miles from Sleetmute
“The next 72 hours are critical,” the BLM wrote in a statement on Sunday morning.
Two people severely hurt in Bethel fire that burned two homes
The fire department determined the fire started unintentionally from “discarded smoking material in dry grass.”
Kasigluk fire destroyed 3 buildings on campus but spared the school
More is now known about the extent of the damage from the fire that burned on May 26 at the Akiuk Memorial School campus in Kasigluk.
Beluga whales swam up the Kuskokwim River to Bethel and scientists want samples of them
In an unusual event, a pair of beluga whales swam about 60 miles up the Kuskokwim River to Bethel. After word got out, boaters pursued the belugas and took at least one of them. Now, an official is working to collect samples of the animal to better understand where it came from.
Crews contain fire in Southwest Alaska that burned school buildings
The fire burned a building that housed the school's old generator and then spread to principal and teacher housing.
Sleetmute and Red Devil have declared local disaster emergencies following flood damage
Tim Andreanoff lives in Sleetmute. He remembers the water rising fast, flooding his yard around 8 a.m. on Sunday.
Alaskans have until June 11 to mail in their US House ballot
Many rural post offices are not open on Saturdays and many send their mail to Anchorage for postmark, so voting officials recommend mailing ballots early.
The largest April wildfire in Alaska in a quarter century is burning near Kwethluk
The fire still is not threatening the community of Kwethluk or any Native allotments.
Pete Kaiser finishes 5th in the 2022 Iditarod, followed by Richie Diehl in 6th
Pete Kaiser and his dog team raced across the Iditarod finish line at 9:45 p.m. Tuesday in fifth place. Family and friends from Anchorage, Aniak, and his hometown of Bethel crowded beneath the famed burled...
Pete Kaiser wins the 2022 Bogus Creek 150, sweeping both Kuskokwim mid-distance sled dog races this season
Kaiser, of Bethel, won the Bogus Creek 150 race on Sunday.
Bogus Creek 150 will race this weekend from Bethel over what could be a slow, snowy trail
The roster is stacked with names familiar to the Kuskokwim mushing community.
‘So happy’: Akiachak’s John Snyder is final musher across K300 finish line
Despite the early hour, a large crowd gathered to welcome John Snyder and his seven-dog team as he finished his race.