April 2011

At a hearing in Bethel, local residents and leaders voiced strong opposition to the state’s proposals to move villages like Kwethluk out of their customary voting district surrounding Bethel and into the Bristol Bay region hundreds of miles away. “It carves our area up into four parts, cuts off our closest neighbors,” testified Bethel Mayor Eric Middlebrook, “spreads us across six school districts (and) puts our representatives where they can not fairly represent us.”

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The monthly Aging in Alaska show will air today, Thursday, April 28th with information supporting family and community caregivers of elders. The special guest featured on today’s show will be Dr. Richard Taylor.

The Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Agency of Alaska records this show specifically for KYUK’s Delta listeners. Tune in the fourth Thursday of every month from 11- 11:30 am on KYUK 640 AM.

Evan D. Evan, age 54 of Akiak, is charged with 34 counts for allegedly sexually abusing three minors between the years 1994 and 2010. There are 16, first degree counts of sexual abuse of a minor, and 18 counts in the second degree, all felonies. Read more →

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