Shane Iverson

The Alcoholic Beverage Control Board will host a community meeting in Bethel Monday, August 6, about proposed alcohol sales. KYUK 640 AM and kyuk.org will air the event live starting at 5:30 P.M.

Director Cynthia Franklin will present on how the license process works, what laws the board follows, and how it takes community input. No board members will be present.
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Major topics include alcohol sales in Bethel and the recent controversy surrounding the publication of a video showing a former police officer slamming a local resident.

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When you give to KYUK during our spring fundraiser you’re supporting student programming and services. This year when you give through Pick.Click.Give you can win $1,000 for yourself and the YK Delta nonprofit organization of your choice in the Give+Get Drawing sponsored by Bethel Community Services Foundation.

To be eligible for the drawing just file for your PFD and choose to give a portion of your PFD to KYUK or one of these other participating organizations: Bethel Family Clinic, Canine Comfort, Tundra Women’s Coalition, Yuut Elitnaurviat or Yuut Yaqungviat. The deadline is March 31st.

If you already filed it’s not too late to enter the drawing, just go back to the pfd site and click the green button labeled “Add or Change My Pick.Click.Give. Donation.”

Individual giving is a critical part of our sustainability and our mission. If you believe the service we provide is important to you and your community we hope you’ll consider giving an amount that’s right for you.

And good luck, for both our sakes.

Scammon Bay Eagles Boys Basketball Team. Photo Courtesy ASAA.

Scammon Bay Eagles boys Basketball Team. Photo Courtesy ASAA.

The Scammon Bay Eagles used quick ball movement and their own foot speed to defeat Elim in the opening round of the Alaska 1A State Basketball Tournament, winning 60-48.

The win advances Scammon Bay into the semi-finals and keeps them in contention for a championship title. Read more →


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2015 Coastal Bracket

2015 Coastal Bracket

The energy at the small school basketball tournament at the Bethel Warriordome is unbelievable and you can catch all the biggest games live on KYUK 640 AM. Check out the tournament schedule and our coverage schedule. Read more →

Lance Mackey was one of the feautred mushers in LKSD's eJournalism video projects. Image courtesy LKSD.

LKSD eJournalism screenshot.

Students from all over the YK Delta produced several videos about the 2015 Kuskokwim 300 Sled Dog Race. KYUK provided a few pointers to the students at the start of their eJournalism intensive. The intensive course is aimed at training and preparing students for careers in media and information technologies.

Check out their projects below.

K300: Start to Finish

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Photos: 2015 Akiak Dash

by Shane Iverson 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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The start of the 2015 Kuskokwim 300 Sled Dog Race and Bogus Creek 150 was notable this year as race officials asked race fans to keep their vehicles off the river because of concerns the combined weight could pose a danger on the thin river ice.  Soon after the start racers endured rain most of their trip up to the Bogus Creek checkpoint.

Enjoying the ride from Paul Gebhardt's sled

Paul Gebhardt’s sled dog crosses the finish line in the sled in the 2012 K300. Photo by Mike Martz

You can experience the entire Kuskokwim 300, Bogus Creek 150 and Akiak Dash unfold from start to finish  and all checkpoints in-between this weekend on KYUK 640 AM and here at kyuk.org. As race fans know, our coverage times will be dependent on the conditions on the trail.  One thing that won’t change is our hourly updates near the top of every hour.

 

KYUK K300 Weekend Race Coverage Schedule

 

Friday, January 16

4:40 P.M.

Bogus Creek 150: Pre-race coverage live from the starting line.

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