An uluaq with a blade made of slate, and a still in tact wooden handle was one of many priceless treasures on display at the Qanirtuuq building on Quinhagak. Photo by Charles/KYUK.

An “uluaq” with a blade made of slate with a wooden handle. Photo by Charles/KYUK

An archeological excavation highlights ancient Yup’ik culture near Quinhagak.

Archeologists and students from the University of Alberdeen in Scotland say they’ve uncovered significant artifacts in a large dig outside Quinhagak in Western Alaska.
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city of bethelBethel fire crews responded to a small cooking fire just before 8 a.m. Friday. Acting Fire Chief Bill Howell says a fire engine with three people went to the home on Mission Drive, where smoke was visible from the street.
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troopers, alaska state troopersAn Aniak man is facing ten felony sexual abuse of a minor charges. 69-year-old Golga Kelila was arrested Tuesday after a trooper investigation. The abuse of a relative began over a year ago, according to interviews done by Trooper David Russell.
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Chevak, AK.  Photo from Bing Maps.

Chevak, AK. Photo from Bing Maps.

Alaska State Troopers say the death of a 19-year-old in Chevak is being investigated as a homicide.

Roxanne M. Smart was found deceased on the ground Wednesday morning. A Village Police Officer says a friend had gone to visit her and found Smart on the ground near the clinic.
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