Kwethluk and Napaskiak headed into winter on empty fuel tanks

Two villages were caught with empty fuel tanks when the Kuskokwim River froze up last weekend. Fuel storage tanks along the river are typically filled in late fall so the communities have gas and heating fuel for the winter. But Napaskiak and Kwethluk are starting the season running on empty.

Shane Iverson, KYUK – Bethel

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