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IMG_2519The NFL’s recent ‘Deflategate’ controversy, and the Busers’ K300 ‘Church Slough shortcut’ were brought up by a number of different callers on this program. Overall congratulations were given to Pete Kaiser, and additional “thanks” were given to the Kuskokwim 300 Race Committee and it’s volunteers.

Tune in for Talk Line live every Friday morning starting at 10am, and replaying every Friday evening at 7pm on 640 AM.

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Photos: Akiak Dash 2015

by Rybo on January 18, 2015

Johnnie Evan of Tuntutuliak won this year’s Akiak Dash.  The 65-mile sprint race is always a thriller for race fans who enjoy the mass start at the beginning to the close finishes.

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Left to Right: Diane, Fran, and Joe. Photo by G. Brink.

The Kuskokwim 300 starts on this day, but the conversation was much broader than mushing.

The cause of recent local school-closures, local restaurants not paying taxes, and the idea of a town-enema are all discussed in this edition of KYUK’s Talk Line.

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Listen to Talk Line Friday morning starting at 10:00am on 640 AM KYUK.

 

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Featured performer for the K300 Benefit Concert, Emma Hill. Photo courtesy of EmmaHillmusic.com

Wednesday evening is the K300 benefit concert at the Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center in Bethel, and the multi-performer event will be anchored by Emma Hill, also known as the “Sleetmute Sweetheart.”

Emma stopped by KYUK on Wednesday afternoon to chat with Rybo Shore about her whirl-wind life & career since she last visited the KYUK studios in August.

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The benefit concert starts at 7pm on Wednesday. Performers include Kevin Morgan & Friends, Ben Balivet, Jeremy Lee, Bobby Gregory, Don Reardon, and Emma Hill.

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‘The Den of the Mighty Nanooks’ in Nome. Photo courtesy of Nome Nanooks Boys Basketball on Facebook

Bethel Regional High School’s varsity basketball teams finished off their trip to Seward Peninsula with a pair of games against the home team in the Nome Subway Showdown, the Nome Nanooks. Read more →

Make-up games were iScreen shot 2015-01-10 at 1.09.38 PMn order on Saturday morning in Nome, due to the weather conditions on Thursday that left both Bethel Regional High School varsity basketball teams grounded. Read more →

The BRHS varsity basketbScreen shot 2015-01-01 at 8.57.26 PMall teams were temporarily grounded this morning waiting for conditions to change and their charter.

Game times have been pushed back one hour. Bethel Boys now scheduled to start at 3pm, and the Lady Warriors tip-off at 4:30pm.

Both of those games will be live on KYUK 640 AM.

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Talk Line host Joe Moses, Jr. Photo by Geraldine Brink

An upcoming opportunity for public testimony subsistence fishing regulations and local pizza prices grabbed the attention of callers at the top of the show.

The positives that come from the pool in Bethel, taxation of cigarettes, and ongoing search and rescue efforts upriver from Kwethluk are all highlighted in this edition of KYUK’s Talk Line.

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Highlights: The K300 Preview Show

by Rybo on January 6, 2015

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Start/Finish Line of the Kuskokwim 300. Photo courtesy of www.K300.org

It’s ten days before the first musher leaves the chute and Zach Fansler, race manager for the Kuskokwim 300, Bogus Creek 150 and Akiak Dash, took time out of his busy schedule for an hour long chat with KYUK’s Rybo Shore about this year’s event.

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The Kuskokwim 300 starts on January 16th in Bethel. See a full schedule of the week’s events here.

Warriors Stevie Glasheen and Cory LePore hit the floor. Photo by Dean Swope.

Warriors Stevie Glasheen and Cory LePore hit the floor. Photo by Dean Swope.

Both the Bethel varsity basketball teams are in Anchorage for the New Year’s weekend playing in the Anchorage Christian Schools Pepsi/Lime Solar Invitational. Read more →