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Talk Line airs live on Friday starting at 10am on 640AM KYUK.

This week’s show was flooded with callers sharing their thoughts and opinions on the BNC subsidiary that’s looking to open a package liquor store in Bethel.

Callers and emailers from across the state weigh in on that topic and more.

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The Lady Warriors look on from the bench as the game comes to a close. Photo by Dean Swope / KYUK

The Bethel Lady Warriors were matched up against the Nikiski Lady Bulldogs in the state tournament consolation semifinals on Friday. Read more →

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KYUK’s Talk Line hosts volunteer their time on a weekly basis. Photo by Geraldine Brink / KYUK


The phone lines for today’s program were swarmed with callers weighing in on the recent news of BNC creating a proposal to open a liquor store in Bethel.

Bethel’s roads, and the inability to reach a quorum at the tribal governance convention were also discussed.

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Catch Talk Line live Friday mornings at 10am, or tune in for the Talk Line Replay at 7pm on Friday evening.

The boys team from Bethel played Cordova on Friday morning, and much like their opening-round game they started off sluggish.

Freshman Klevon Constantine provided a spark for the Warriors in the 2nd quarter. Photo by KYUK / Dean Swope

Bethel has 4 Seniors on the team. Young players like Jayvin Williams will become the stars of the team next season. Photo by Dean Swope / KYUK

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Both of the Bethel squads had a tough draw in this year’s state tournament. The Lady Warriors played the first-seeded Barrow Lady Whalers, and the boys drew Monroe Catholic- the 3-time defending state champions.Screen shot 2015-03-13 at 2.52.42 PM  Read more →

Scammon Bay's boys basketball team finished 2nd in the 2015 State Tournament. Photo Courtesy ASAA.

Scammon Bay’s boys basketball team finished 2nd in the 2015 State Tournament. Photo Courtesy ASAA.

The Scammon Bay Eagles faced the Seldovia Sea Otters in the Championship Finals of the boys’ 2015 1A State Tournament. Read more →

Scammon Bay Eagles boys Basketball Team. Photo Courtesy ASAA.

Scammon Bay Eagles boys Basketball Team. Photo Courtesy ASAA.

The Eagles of Scammon Bay defeated the Eagles of Angoon in the 1A Boys Championship Semifinals on Tuesday night in Anchorage to advance to the state title game. Read more →

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Talk Line host Joe Moses, Jr. Photo by KYUK/G. Brink

The new Swanson’s grocery store is closing their doors for good at 9pm tonight, and a number of callers shared their thoughts on the history of Swanson’s, the competitive nature of the retail market, and their sympathy for Swanson’s employees.

The recent firing of the District Attorney, concerns about the legislature, Calista Corporation’s upcoming dividend, and overcrowded jails also came up in calls and emails.

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Talk Line airs live on KYUK 640 AM on Fridays starting at 10AM.

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Haley O’Brien hustles to grab a loose ball against Kotzebue. Photo by Dean Swope / KYUK

The Bethel Lady Warriors were down by a score of 12-10 to the Kotzebue Lady Huskies following the first quarter of play. The Lady Warriors then cranked up the defensive pressure, and did not allow a single point for the next two and a half quarters.
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Kasigluk Akiuk will host the girls Kusko Delta League Tournament. Photo courtesy of UAF.

The Village Showdown winners from KYUK’s 2014 Fall Fundraiser were Atmautluak and Kwethluk. KYUK will air both boys and girls basketball games featuring these two villages on Friday from the Kusko Delta League tournament being played in Kasigluk.

1:00 p.m.*-
(Boys) Kwethluk vs. Akula
2:30 p.m.*- (Boys) Atmautluak vs. Napakiak
6:45 p.m.*- (Girls) Kwethluk vs. TBD (Winner of Atmautluak vs. Akula)
*Schedule subject to change