Greg Kim, KYUK - Bethel
Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta communities are giving their residents a break on their water and sewer bills to offer financial relief, as well as provide more water for residents to wash their hands and their homes to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
The number of villages in the Y-K Delta that are enacting travel restrictions in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus has been growing by the day, but how are these villages enforcing those restrictions?
Many more people in Y-K Delta villages will soon have access to running water to wash their hands during the coronavirus outbreak. On March 24, the Alaska Rural Utility Collaborative (ARUC)’s advisory committee voted to reconnect running water to homes that were unable to pay for it.
On Feb. 10, Becky Trimble received a letter with the potential to upend her and her family’s life.
The basketball team brings Muggie’s No. 21 jersey to every game, and it sits with the players on the bench.
Bethel has a new city manager and city attorney. Bethel City Council unanimously voted this week to accept contracts for City Manager Vincenzo “Vinny” Corazza, and City Attorney Elizabeth “Libby” Bakalar.
The National Transportation Safety Board’s preliminary report on the accident says that pilot Tony Matthews began training with the airline on Jan. 7, 2020, a month before the crash.
Chin Kim and Mi Ae Young have pled guilty to defrauding Alaska's Medicaid program in 2017 by billing for Medicaid recipients who were not actually staying at the hotel.
The boys had been riding their snowmachine around town for four or five hours. Just as they were about to head back inside, something appeared and lured them away from home.
All four boys who were found huddled in the snow near Nunam Iqua have reunited with their family. The condition of the most severely injured of the brothers has improved since a day earlier.
The four Nunam Iqua brothers who were found in the snow on Tuesday, Feb. 4, will make a full recovery according to the boys’ mother, Karen Camille.
When the searchers arrived, all four children were able to verbally respond to their questions. The searchers said they looked bad, and would not comment further on the children’s physical condition.
The four children who went missing Sunday in Nunam Iqua have been found, but are fighting severe hypothermia, according to an Alaska State Trooper.
The group went missing around 1 p.m. Feb. 2, when they drove towards the dump on snowmachine and never came back, according to Nunam Iqua Tribal Council president Edward Adams Sr.
Bethel City Council unanimously voted to join the Alaska Remote Sales Tax Commission, a state-wide organization that will help Alaskan cities collect sales tax on online purchases by their residents.
The Bethel City Council was impressed by City Attorney candidate Elizabeth “Libby” Bakalar. Bakalar will be invited for an on-site interview, scheduled the same day that the three candidates for city manager make their visit.
Bakalar, who wrote comments critical of Donald Trump on her blog and was fired from her legal job with the state, is suing Gov. Mike Dunleavy over her termination.
Former LKSD Director of Personnel and Student Services Josh Gill will serve as principal permanently for Gladys Jung Elementary School. (LOWER KUSKOKWIM SCHOOL DISTRICT) Lower Kuskokwim School District's Director...
The crew experienced no issues while they plowed the 50 miles from Tuluksak to Kalskag in a wind chill of negative 45 degrees fahrenheit.
Across the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, temperatures have reached far below zero for weeks, freezing pipes in homes and businesses across the region.