Nina Kravinsky, KYUK - Bethel
Kids in Scammon Bay welcomed a special guest a little bit early this year when Santa and Mrs. Claus visited the Bering Sea community of around 600 in late November.
Alaska State Troopers report that no one was injured in a Yute Commuter Service plane crash about 10 miles south of Bethel on Sunday.
‘Honestly, where are they gonna go?’: Bethel’s only low-barrier emergency shelter may close early this year
After sheltering hundreds from the cold last winter, Bethel Winter House is grappling with the possibility of closing its doors early this season due to lack of funding.
The Delta Championship will be based on points awarded to the top 10 finishers in most Kuskokwim 300 season races, depending on their finishing positions.
The Kipnuk Traditional Council wrote a formal banishment letter to the school’s principal, LaDorothy Lightfoot, calling for her to leave the village on the noon flight on Friday.
Y-K Delta subsistence council talks fishing and low salmon runs: ‘These restrictions are killing our culture’
Myron Naneng said that overregulation of subsistence fishing left fish racks and smoke houses empty.
The new council voted 4-3 to create an amnesty program for certain business owners who owe the city unpaid sales taxes. The program will only apply to penalties and interest.
The vote passed by only a 22-vote margin.
Two subsea cables being deployed with $100 million in federal funding will bring fiber-optic internet service to Bethel and many other Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta communities.
U.S. Senate candidate Kelly Tshibaka stopped in Bethel Thursday as part of her campaign vying for Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s seat.
“Alcohol has destroyed a lot of families, continues to do so,” said Nick Thompson. “So we don’t need more of it.”
Thomas and Tomi Isenschmid's journey got off to a rocky start.
The board found that “inadequate operational control procedures” were to blame for a 2020 Yute Commuter Services plane crash that killed five people near Tuntutuliak.
About 75 Guardsmen landed in Bethel on Wednesday, with more than 100 people deployed to Bethel and Nome to help with storm relief.
Guardsmen will help with debris removal and damage assessment from Western Alaska's historic storm, with more being sent to Hooper Bay, Nome and Bethel.
Peltola on Tuesday will become the first Alaska Native person to serve in Congress and the first woman to hold Alaska's sole U.S. House seat.
“I am so excited that we have actually elected a U.S. representative who is from here and she’s a woman," said Kathy Hanson.
Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta leaders are hailing congresswoman-elect Mary Peltola's rural knowledge and aptitude for consensus-building.
KYUK’s Nina Kravinsky spoke with Mary Peltola by phone shortly after the election results were announced on Wednesday.