June 2012

Section 1 of the Kuskokwim River, which makes up the lowest part of the river, will re-open to salmon fishing at 12:00 a.m. Saturday and will stay open indefinitely with 6 inch gear or smaller restrictions. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced the opening Friday afternoon. Similar openers are scheduled to happen in other sections, after their respective closures.
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This week’s ‘Talk Line’ is, again, dominated by topics related to living the subsistence lifestyle. An anonymous caller from the Yukon speaks about wasted bycatch, John Active of Bethel tells a story of an elder’s prophecy on future salmon runs, and inevitably, the Taco Bell giveaway comes up in conversation. Also; a flurry of hotbed topics are brought up by callers towards the close of the show.

You can catch “Talk Line” every Friday from 10:00-11:00am on 640AM KYUK.

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Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell is coming to Bethel July 3 and has scheduled a public hearing to discuss the Alaska Coastal Zone Management Program ballot initiative. This iniative will appear on the August 28th primary ballot. What does this initiative mean to our coastal regions? How will it effect the Y-K Delta? Tune into KYUK 640 AM July 3 at 2:00 p.m. for a live call in show with the Lt. Governor for answers to these questions and many more.