Tag: Bethel

New Subsistence Restrictions on Kuskokwim River

Subsistence users on the Kuskowkwim River are facing a new series of unprecedented restrictions. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is calling for the-first-of-its-kind net restriction on the Kuskwokwim.

Alaska News Nightly: June 29, 2011

Parnell Finalizes Operating and Capital Budgets, Parnell’s Budget Cuts Were Expected, Alaskans Asked for Feedback on Chukchi Oil Spill Impact Plan, Study Show New Details on Declining Oil Throughput in TAPS, and more...

Bethel Students Get Crash Course in Filmmaking

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A group of students from the Lower Kuskokwim school district had the chance to find their inner-Spielbergs earlier this month. The high schoolers participated in an intensive, eight-day filmmaking workshop.

Alaska News Nightly: June 21, 2011

State Receives Record Number of Bids on Cook Inlet Lease Sale, Two Yakutat Men Drown After Boat Capsizes, Missing Musher’s Brother Speaks About Disappearance, Scientists Use Drones to Study Stellar Sea Lions, and more...

Alaska News Nightly: June 6, 2011

Fishery Safety Experts Unhappy with Program Cancellation, Update on Missing Talkeetna Woman, Teenage Girls Survive Drowning Accident on Tustumena Lake, Officials Investigate Marine Mammal Deaths Near Skagway, and more...

Alaska News Nightly: June 3, 2011

Fuel Prices to Rise in Bethel, Lawmakers Scramble as Coastal Management Program Begins Shutdown, Washington DC Turns Attention to Alaska’s Other Minerals, an Iditarod Veteran Missing in Talkeetna, and more...

Fuel Prices to Rise in Bethel

While fuel prices have gone up for months on the road system, prices in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta have been frozen since last September when the last barge made it in.

Alaska News Nightly: May 31, 2011

Fire North of Fairbanks Draws Big Response, Top VA Official Visits Rural Alaska, Petersburg Coast Guard Commander Temporarily Relieved of Duty, Court Issues Final Judgement on Reinstating Roadless Protections, and more...

Top Veterans Affairs Official Visiting Alaska

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The top U.S. official who oversees veterans’ issues will be in Alaska on Memorial Day. Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki will be with Senator Mark Begich in Anchorage on Monday at Memorial Day events. They’ll also travel out to rural Alaska that afternoon, which Begich says will give Shinseki insight into what Alaskan veterans face when trying to get services.

Alaska News Nightly: May 27, 2011

Plane Crash Kills Five Near Birchwood, Lawmakers Preparing to Head Back to Juneau, Top Veterans Affairs Official Visiting Alaska, 360 North Carrying Soboleff Memorial Service, and more...

Bethel Musician Awarded $5,000 to Pursue Passion

A Bethel musician has been awarded 5,000 dollars from the Rasmuson Foundation to pursue his music.

Alaska News Nightly: May 26, 2011

Fall Kills Two More Denali Climbers, Injures Two Others, Postal Service Cuts May Affect Juneau Residents, Coal Creek Fire Grows to 3,000 Acres, Near-Record High Temperatures Sweep Across Central Interior, and more...

Bethel Church Gets Yup’ik Bible

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The Moravian Church in Bethel was the first church to translate the Bible into the Yup’ik language. Alice Criswell, KYUK – Bethel Download Audio (MP3)

Alaska News Nightly: August 14, 2009

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Cabinet Members Visit Bethel

Arne Duncan and three other cabinet Secretaries flew to Bethel today. Their flights were delayed by three hours, so their agenda was pushed back...

Alaska News Nightly: August, 12, 2009

Photo by Christopher Ho, KYUK - Bethel U.S. Secretaries Arne Duncan, Steven Chu, Shaun Donovan, and Tom Vilsack listen to Elder Peter Jacob at the Bethel...

Bethel Prepping for Obama Cabinet

Bethel is preparing for a visit from four Obama Administration cabinet Secretaries tomorrow. The delegation includes HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan, Agriculture Secretary Tom...

Alaska News Nightly: August 11, 2009

Photo by Patrick Yack, APRN - Anchorage Senator Mark Begich (D-AK) and HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan appear on Talk of Alaska with APRN host Steve...

Bethel Voters To Decide Local Alcohol Laws

Bethel voters will have a chance to revoke the town's damp status in an upcoming election. Eleven Bethel residents submitted a petition aimed at...