Daysha Eaton

AFN President, Julie Kitka talks with reporters at the Boney Courthouse.

AFN President, Julie Kitka talks with reporters at the Boney Courthouse.

Three judges with the Alaska Court of appeals are now weighing whether Yup’ik Fishermen, who targeted Chinook or king Salmon during a closure on the Kuskokwim River in 2012, were wrongfully convicted. Their attorney based their defense on a 1970’s moose-hunting case. The fishermen say state fisheries managers interfered with their religious rights and they want new regulations to insure it won’t happen again.

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LKSDStudents returned to classes recently across the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. Lower Kuskokwim School District Superintendent Jacob Jensen says change is on the horizon for the district with the largest number of rural students in the state.

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Bethel PoliceThe city of Bethel has hired an Anchorage law firm to represent them in recent cases involving the Bethel Police Department. Read more →

Voters at the Lower Kuskokwim School District choosing primary election ballots on Tuesday, August 19th, 2014.

Voters at the Lower Kuskokwim School District choosing primary election ballots on Tuesday, August 19th, 2014.

All eight of the Yup’ik voters that KYUK talked with said they needed help understanding what they were voting on.

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