February 2014

When the Iditarod starts this weekend, the Y-K Delta will have three mushers in the last great race: Pete Kaiser, Mike Williams Junior, and Richie Diehl. KYUK will highlight all three mushers as the race kicks off. Today’s profile is on Akiak’s Mike Williams Junior.

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A Mountain Village man has been convicted in a case involving the assault of a village police officer. Troopers reported in June that Warren Thomas Barclay, age 33, was being arrested on domestic violence charge when he struck a VPO from behind and knocked him to the ground. A struggle ensued and Barclay injured the VPO’s eye with his thumb. The VPO had to use pepper spray to subdue Barclay.
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A new round of drug charges came through late last week in Bethel for heroin, methadone, oxycodone, and hashish. Several individuals are facing felony drug charges for allegedly attempting to bring hashish into the jail.
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]Iditarod 42 starts Saturday in Anchorage. The Y-K Delta will have three mushers in the Last Great Race: Pete Kaiser, Mike Willliams Junior, and Richie Diehl. KYUK will highlight all three mushers as the race kicks off.

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02.27.2014 English news web

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A YKHC employee is up for the national Indian Health Service Environmental Health Specialist of the Year. Brian Berube is representing the Alaska region.
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02.26.2014 English newscast web

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The Warriors’ and Lady Warriors’ final home-stand is this weekend. Bethel will host Unalakleet’s varsity boys and girls squads on Friday and Saturday night. KYUK will have live coverage of Saturday’s games starting at 6:00pm (boys) and 7:30pm (girls) on 640AM KYUK.