Francisco Martínezcuello, KYUK - Bethel
State and federal officials are reporting that the number of bird flu cases, particularly the highly pathogenic kind, are continuing to trend downwards.
“Well, Buzzy has filled the bleachers in this gym once again,” Ana Hoffman said to the crowd.
"To everyone who has reached out, from Alaska to D.C. and everywhere in between, thank you," said U.S. Rep. Mary Peltola's chief of staff. "You have made a dark time just a little lighter.”
Eugene "Buzzy" Peltola Jr. was an avid sport hunter and fisherman who turned his love for subsistence harvesting into years of public service.
Alaska Natives who served during the Vietnam War era, as well as their heirs, can claim up to 160 of the 29.5 million acres available.
Kimberly Fitka O’Domin was buried in early August, almost two months after she went missing.
Josiah Chikigak, 19, is charged with shooting 20-year-old Kobe Cook to death on Tuesday as he fought with another man.
Salmon runs on the Yukon River have been dwindling for years, and the loss of commercial and subsistence fishing has hit communities hard.
June 30 was the first time in almost five months that Tuluksak residents did not have to haul water from the community water plant.
Kimberly Fitka O’Domin’s body was found about 30 miles upriver from Emmonak on June 27, but she wasn’t publicly identified until Thursday.
Bethel's city council approved settling with Duane Wright, who claimed that less than 20 percent of Bethel businesses pay proper sales taxes.
The FBI says more than 1,600 Alaskans were victims of internet crime in 2022. They were disproportionately elderly and lost more than $17 million.
Knik Tribe officials say the toxin which causes paralytic shellfish poisoning can also be found in parts of king salmon.
It's the region's first reported bird flu death of the season.
The first lady's visit occurred just hours after her husband, President Joe Biden, made a refueling stop in Anchorage aboard Air Force One.
Perry Leroy Barr pleaded not guilty in the Monday incident, during which he allegedly aimed a gun at his partner.
Bethel’s emergency responders took a ride in the helicopter, permanently stationed there to speed up search and rescue operations.
Staff now have a reliable vehicle to haul water from the local water plant to the school’s tanks, with repairs to the school's broken supply line pending.
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