Shane Iverson

Break-up officially occurred in Bethel when the 2014 Kuskokwim Ice Classic Tripod was tripped as it fell through the ice at exactly 5:00 P.M. on Friday, May 2. According to the Bethel Community Services Foundation, which coordinates the Ice Classic, the Break-Up Bash will be held Sunday, May 4, from 3-5:30 P.M.
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Megan Leary is the 2014 first runner up of the Miss Indian World competition, which concluded Saturday night at the Gathering of Nations in Albuquerque. The contest brings together young, indigenous culture bearers from all over North America. Leary won the competition for best speech and best talent for her skin sewing.

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The Kwethluk River, a tributary in the lower Kuskokwim, is now open. Photo courtesy: David Epchook.

The Kwethluk River, a tributary in the lower Kuskokwim, is now open. Photo courtesy: David Epchook.

The State of Alaska River Watch program is reporting open water in the Kuskokwim River headwater village of Nicolai as of Wednesday, April 23. Read more →

GCI is facing a lawsuit filed by customers in Bethel and along the Kuskokwim. The suit alleges that the communications company has been ripping off customers in the Y/K Delta. Read more →