Anna Rose MacArthur, KYUK - Bethel
An 18-year-old died when he was shot while bird hunting with two other young people in Nightmute on April 26.
After foxes recently tested positive for rabies in three different YK Delta communities, people should be ready to seek medical attention if they — or their pets — are bitten or scratched.
Above average snowpack in lower Kuskokwim villages is worrying planners.
The community has had less than 10 confirmed cases of COVID-19, and no one has died from the virus.
The Monday decision is just a recommendation. The final decision rests with the commissioner of Alaska's Department of Environmental Conservation.
Southwest Alaska's tribal health organization says it wants to be able to quickly dispense the doses once the authorization comes.
Last week, Gov. Mike Dunleavy announced that the state was taking control of Alaska’s submerged lands beneath navigable waters.
Virtually everyone in the Southwest Alaska village of 200 residents who is above 16 years old has been vaccinated.
The fire started in the early hours of Monday morning with winds blowing 40 miles per hour.
Nearly 50% of the region's population has already received at least one dose of vaccine, thanks to creative clinic sites, and a strong delivery infrastructure.
The highest case rate in the state is now in the Mat-Su Borough.
Despite the declines, the region still maintains the highest COVID-19 case rate in the state, a position the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta has held since October 2020.
After months with some of the highest COVID-19 case rates in the country, the Y-K Delta is finally seeing a decline in cases.
Richie Diehl won the 2021 race but was followed closely by a nail-biter finish for second place between a father and his well-known son.
The region has recorded the highest COVID-19 rates in the state for months.
Officials say everyone above the age of 16 years old will be eligible for the vaccine, after many people in the region declined to be vaccinated.
The body of the man pulled from the open hole near Tuluksak has been identified as Joseph Hale of Hooper Bay.
The search for twp missing men has become a training ground for a new generation of search and rescue volunteers.