Daysha Eaton

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Paul Kangrilnguq and Martina Anguyaluk John of Toksook Bay. Photo Courtesy of First Alaskans Institute

First Alaskans Institute has chosen a YK Delta couple for a prestigious award. The organization announced Tuesday that Paul Kangrilnguq and Martina Anguyaluk John of Toksook Bay have been chosen for the Alaska Native Leader Howard Rock Award.
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Bethel PoliceDue to weather conditions, including freezing rain, the Bethel Police Department urges all drivers on Bethel roads to exercises extreme caution while driving.
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Kuskokwim jam at Coffee's Bend on 11/17. Photo by Mark Leary.

Kuskokwim jam at Coffee’s Bend. Photo by Mark Leary.

The Kuskokwim River continues to break up due to unseasonably warm temperatures, but there’s no flooding expected. Mark Leary with Bethel Search and Rescue flew the river Monday afternoon and reports that the ice has broken up as far down as 10 miles below Kalskag at what’s known as Coffee’s Bend and jammed there. He says as things freeze up, the ice chunks will make travel difficult.
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