Alaska Airlines Might Reduce Flights To Bethel This Winter

Jul 18, 2017
Katie Basile / KYUK

Alaska Airlines might cut some of its flights between Bethel and Anchorage, just in time for the holidays. Management confirmed that their flight schedule will change a few weeks before Thanksgiving and remain in effect until a few days after New Year's, but it’s still unclear what those changes will be.

Shane Iverson / KYUK

The Kuskokwim and Yukon Rivers are having opposite experiences with king salmon this season.

Dave Cannon

Yesterday, the Federal Subsistence Board turned down a proposal to take over fisheries management authority on the Kuskokwim River. Board members cited two reasons for opposing the proposal from Dave Cannon, a former biologist from Aniak. Cannon said that the measures are needed to better protect Kuskokwim king salmon when their numbers are low.

Dave Cannon

This week on Fish Talk, you’re the guest. KYUK is holding a call-in show about your experience fishing on the Kuskokwim this summer.

Vice Mayor Fred Watson is this week's guest on City Corner.
Katie Basile / KYUK

Welcome to City Corner, a weekly show on KYUK focusing on what’s going on in Bethel City Hall. I’m Christine Trudeau. The guest this week is Bethel’s own Vice Mayor, Fred Watson.



Last Thursday, July 13, the Bethel Planning Commission held its third hearing on Cezary Maczynski (above)'s plans for Kusko Liquor on the waterfront, granting him a Conditional Use Permit.
Christine Trudeau / KYUK

801-B Front Street may be the new site of Bethel’s third and final liquor store. At last week's Thursday Bethel City Planning meeting, the Commission decided to grant Kusko Liquor a coveted Conditional Use Permit, pending a few conditions.


Vice Mayor, Fred Watson.
Katie Basile / KYUK

On City Corner this week, KYUK’s municipal reporter Christine Trudeau brings us an excerpt from today’s show, airing today at 11 a.m., where she sat down with lifelong resident of Bethel, Vice Mayor Fred Watson.



Bethel Resident Competes on American Ninja Warrior Tonight

Jul 17, 2017

Get ready to watch Bethel resident Nate DeHaan climb walls, poles, and rope swings tonight. DeHaan is competing on NBC's American Ninja Warrior, a popular competition and fitness challenge.

Gillnet fishing on the Kuskokwim River near Aniak.
Dave Cannon

Today could be an important day for Kuskokwim River king salmon and those who fish them.

Many people are unhappy about how the Kuskokwim River has been managed this summer. Some wanted more fishing, and some wanted less. Dave Cannon, of Aniak, has taken his frustrations to the top.

Ten Alaskans Sickened By Parasite In Raw Walrus Meat

Jul 14, 2017
Katie Basile / KYUK

A parasite in raw or undercooked walrus meat is making Alaskans sick.