September 2013

George Guy, Johnny Evan, and John Angaiak are sworn in.  photo by Calista

George Guy, Johnny Evan, and John Angaiak are sworn in. photo by Calista

The Calista Corporation held it’s annual shareholders meeting at the old Armory Saturday, September 28th. Over 400 shareholders showed up in person to attend the first Bethel meeting in 29 years.

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Cika Spark of ArXotica.

Cika Spark of ArXotica.

We’ve rounded up some of the best incentive gifts and prizes for the Fall Fundraiser and we’ve got a few tricks still up our sleeves. In addition to our weekly drawings and grand prize drawing, for the first time ever, KYUK has lined up a one time only Hot Drawing. A Hot Drawing is a special drawing for an item available for a limited time only. Read more →

9.27.13 Engl Even News WEB

ravensVariety is the spice of life and so too will it be this weekend with the Salmon and Raven auction in Bethel. Every year, the Bethel Art Guild puts on the auction as a way to raise money for art scholarships. In the past, the salmon and ravens were decorated flat pieces of cut-out steel, all the same size. This Saturday night, the event will be a little different.

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This week’s edition of YK Delta’s leading call-in show brought just two of the three usual hosts into the KYUK studio.

Listen in as Zach and Joe field a steady barrage of questions and comments about local elections, local events, upcoming shareholder meetings, and fuel prices.

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Alaska state troopers arrested an Aniak man on burglary and theft charges after he allegedly broke in and damaged a home in the village.
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Gene Peltola Sr. (right) stands with Karla Romero Erlanson and Dan Winkelman.

Gene Peltola Sr. (right) stands with Karla Romero Erlanson and Dan Winkelman.

Sequestration federal funding cuts are across the board unless an exemption is made by Congress. The Indian Health Service has not been exempted and non-profit corporations all over the state, like the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation based in Bethel, are feeling the hit. YKHC will be seeing $7.7 million in federal funding cuts for fiscal years 2013-14. In response, the corporation is laying off some workers, eliminating other vacancies, and ending some programs.

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9.26.13 Engl Even News WEB

Listen to Rough Tunes for Smooth Folks with James and Shannon from September 25 below. You can catch James and Shannon live on KYUK 640AM or stream it online at kyuk.org every Wednesday at 9:30 p.m.

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