Greg Kim, KYUK - Bethel

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Mayor of Akiak, Bobby Williams, reels in his net with his daughter Margaret. (Photo by Greg Kim, KYUK – Bethel)

Fishing regulations on the Kuskokwim: Do they restrict Yup’ik culture or preserve it?

The Kuskokwim River has now had three fishing openings for drift gillnets, but many people in Akiak are not happy. KYUK went fishing with the mayor of Akiak to find out more about why people’s nets aren’t as full as they want them.

Work begins on new site for village of Newtok

The Air Force and the Marines started work on Tuesday, helping to construct the new site for the village of Newtok.

Searchers work to recover Napaskiak man who drowned in Kuskokwim River

Paul Kaganak fell into the Kuskokwim River two Saturdays ago. Since then, dozens of men and women from Scammon Bay to Akiachak have volunteered to drag the river to find him.

Kipnuk celebrates life of late high school basketball star Keoni Aliralria at graduation

In Kipnuk, seniors finished on May 10, concluding a difficult school year in which senior basketball star Keoni Aliralria passed away from cancer. At graduation, diplomas were awarded to all the graduates, including Aliralria.

Akiak loses a mile of riverbank to erosion

People in Akiak woke up on Monday to find their smokehouses in the river. Massive erosion along the riverbank had eaten those structures earlier that morning.

Marijuana Control Board approves Bethel pot shop with delegation

ALASKAbuds owner Nick Miller has signed a lease on Bethel's 3rd Ave. where he hopes to open the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta's first cannabis shop in January 2019. (Photo by Anna Rose MacArthur...

American Ninja Warriors Nate DeHaan and Nick Hanson talk friendship and representing rural Alaska

The television show “American Ninja Warrior” enters its 11th season next month, and again will feature the "Eskimo Ninja", Nick Hanson from Unalakleet. Hanson visited Bethel last week to hang out with his buddy, fellow American Ninja Warrior, Nate DeHaan. These two comprise two thirds of all the Ninja Warriors to ever come from Alaska.