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Bethel Fundraises For ANTHC Patient Housing

Traveling to Anchorage for medical care often means needing a place to stay overnight. For expectant mothers or cancer patients, it can mean staying weeks or months. The Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta’s high population relative to other rural areas means more people from our region use patient housing at the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium than any rural region. That housing is getting a new facility.
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The essential audio from local events carried on KYUK.
Department of the Interier

With the start of the fishing season comes the end of a series of youth workshops in the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 

The goal of the workshops is to teach rural Alaskan children to better understand wildlife management. Crystal Leonetti, Native Liaison for the Service, says the workshops seek to overcome a longstanding divide between managers and residents. KYUK’s Adrian Wagner spoke with Leonetti after one such workshop in Kwethluk.

Photo courtesy of the Division of Natural Resources

With the opening of fishing on the Kuskokwim River, many are wondering how this years salmon run is shaping up and what to expect throughout the fishing season. KYUK’s Adrian Wagner spoke with US Wildlife Refuge Manager, Ray Born to find out.

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Starting Aug. 1 the City of Bethel will begin enforcing sales taxes on nonprofits unless the nonprofit gets an exemption, which is impossible. Because one of the legal requirements doesn’t exist. 

Fady Habib

Construction in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta has never been easy. It’s hard to build things in a wetland, and the construction season is short. For some that season just got shorter. A federal change could mean waiting months to get a construction permit that used to take only days.

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A pilot with Renfro’s Alaskan Adventures is recovering in an Anchorage hospital after surviving a plane crash Friday.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

U.S. Fish and Wildlife has announced an opening for chinook and chum salmon for federally qualified subsistence users beginning at noon Tuesday June 21.

Fish and Nets

Jun 20, 2016

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Today's Talkline touched on current events out of Orlando, Florida, fishing issues, and elections among other topics. 

Amount of Scholarship
Two $1,000/academic year

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Application Deadline: August 1st

Minimum Academic Requirements
Graduation from an accredited high school or successful completion of an accredited General Educational Development (GED) program and acceptance into a recognized post-secondary institution.

Alaska State Troopers

A couple in Napakiak has found the body of George Mute, age 26, of Kongiganak. Mute went missing in September.