February 2012

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The Federal Subsistence Board has elected to keep the caribou hunt on federal land in Game Management Unit 18 open until March 15th.

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Local basketball preview

by Mark Arehart on February 29, 2012

Several local teams are set to compete in two tournaments this weekend. Many 1A teams from across the Y-K Delta are competing in the 25th Annual Coastal Conference Tournament in Bethel and Bethel Regional High School is taking part in the Western Conference Championships.

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A conference in Bethel March 6-8 hosted by the Association of Village Council Presidents will look at the many aspects of salmon stocks on the Yukon and Kuskokwim Rivers. The main purpose of the conference is to identify ways to conserve King salmon and to get more local presence in the management process. Read more →

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Stay tuned all week to KYUK, your home for Coastal Conference championship basketball.
Small School teams from the Lower Kuskokwim are meeting for a three day, winner take-all tournament. The top boys and girls team qualifies for the State tournament.

Thursday 3.1.12
10:30 AM Boys, Toksook vs. Napaskiak
2:00 PM Girls, Kasigluk-Akula vs. Newtok

Friday 3.2.12
3:45 PM Boys, Chefornak vs. Kasigluk-Akula
5:30 PM Girls, Kwigillingok vs. Toksook Bay
7:15 PM Boys, Napaskiak vs. Toksook Bay
9:00 PM Girls, Chefornak vs. Kasigluk-Akula

Saturday 3.3.12
6:15 PM Boys, Chefornak vs. Napaskiak
8:00 PM Girls, Kwigillingok vs. Chefornak

AVCP-t quyurvakaatartut kavirlinek kemelget neqet pitekluki.  AVCP-m President-aara Myron Naneng-aam qanrutkaa waniwa. 

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  KYUK.org-akun alaiciiqut quyurtelriit Kepnerciq 6 – 8.

Years of court motions and case files stacked feet high ended Feb. 24 without much fan fare in the case brought by the Hooper Bay fire victims of 2006. A 12 person Bethel jury sided with the Lower Yukon School District saying the district wasn’t responsible for the fire. The jury deliberated for less than half an hour. Read more →

The meeting planned for 6:30 p.m. tonight has been cancelled due to lack of quorum. Mayor Joe Klejka has moved everything on tonight’s agenda to the next council meeting March 13.