Join John Active for an unhealthy dose of terrifying and true stories he’s collected from the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. There are plenty of frightening characters to give you the chills, like the Hairy Man recently encountered on 7th Avenue in Bethel, or the Cannibal Woman, and whatever it is that knocks down the pots and pans in the Senior Center.
Kwethluk has once again won KYUK’s Village Showdown in the total giving category while Atmautluak has claimed victory in the first ever inclusion of the per person village giving category. With their generous pledging both villages have won live broadcast’s of their boys and girls high school basketball this season.
“We can’t wait to get out to Atmautluak and Kwethluk this season,” says KYUK’s Director of Operations Shane Iverson.” Or they may choose to send us to an away game so all the fans back home can catch the games.”
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Doug Molyneaux’s promise to match the dollar amount pledged by new KYUK members helped generate $3,740 in new membership pledges this fall. Molyneaux , an independent fisheries biologist and devoted KYUK listener, says his goal was to generate a larger pool of donors for the only public radio station broadcasting throughout the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.
“KYUK is a tremendous asset to the YK Delta, ” says Molyneaux. “I particularly appreciate the news programing and the forum KYUK provides to discuss the fish and wildlife issues so important to the people of the YK. Read more →
Kwethluk and Atmautluak are still in front of the Village Showdown categories but a surge 0f pledging could turn the tide for any village hungry to win for their high school teams.
The villages that pledge the most during the 2014 Fall Fundraiser will win live broadcasts of their high school basketball teams this season.
Kwethluk’s effort got a major boost from the City of Kwethluk that contributed a $540 contribution.
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