Nina Kravinsky, KYUK - Bethel

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Swiss paddlers arrive in Bethel after 700-mile journey down the Kuskokwim

Thomas and Tomi Isenschmid's journey got off to a rocky start.
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NTSB finds bad communication, weather in fatal 2020 Yute Commuter crash near Tuntutuliak

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.
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National Guard troops land in Bethel to join storm relief effort

About 75 Guardsmen landed in Bethel on Wednesday, with more than 100 people deployed to Bethel and Nome to help with storm relief.
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Alaska National Guard begins to mobilize in wake of Western Alaska storm

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.
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Mary Peltola visits friends, family and supporters in Bethel ahead of her historic swearing-in

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.
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Congresswoman-elect Peltola lands in Bethel before heading to Washington D.C.

“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.
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Y-K Delta leaders celebrate Peltola’s congressional victory

Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta leaders are hailing congresswoman-elect Mary Peltola's rural knowledge and aptitude for consensus-building.
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Mary Peltola talks salmon, bipartisanship and winning Alaska’s U.S. House race

KYUK’s Nina Kravinsky spoke with Mary Peltola by phone shortly after the election results were announced on Wednesday.