Krysti Shallenberger, Alaska's Energy Desk - Bethel

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Four young filmmakers from the Y-K Delta tackle climate change

These students practice subsistence and are documenting how climate change is changing a way of life that has been passed down for millennia. Listen now
An aerial view of a mining camp, which looks like a clearing in the trees

Donlin is confident as it navigates the complicated permitting process

Donlin Gold is advancing through the permitting process for its proposed mine in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta and already has two state permits in hand. Listen now

How hard is it to find an electrician in Bethel?

A recent letter from the Alaska Village Electric Cooperative startled residents in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. The letter told customers to repair their electric equipment by August or have their power cut off. Listen now

Some Y-K Delta residents are worried over the final Donlin EIS

About 25 residents from the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta met on May 31, 2018 to air concerns about the final Environmental Impact Statement issued last month for the proposed Donlin gold mine.

Y-K Delta residents must repair electric equipment soon or go without power

Hundreds in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta could have their power disconnected in the coming months. A letter from the Alaska Village Electric Cooperative warns residents that if they don’t repair their aging electric equipment soon, they won’t have electricity. And the customers have to foot the repair bill. Listen now

49 Voices: Nancy Murphy of Anchorage

This week we're hearing from Nancy Murphy in Anchorage. Murphy's husband is in the Coast Guard, so she's lived all over. She is a local jazzercise instructor. Listen now