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A Marshall resident allegedly assaulted two women last week when they tried to leave his home.

A car and a truck ran into each other on the ice road near Akiachak yesterday afternoon, Wednesday February 7, 2018.
Courtesy of MaryAnna Black

A car and a truck ran into each other on the ice road near Akiachak yesterday afternoon. There are reports that at least two people were medevaced to Anchorage following the accident, but the extent of injuries to both drivers and passengers has not been confirmed at this time. Troopers were on site, but have yet to issue a report on the details of the two-vehicle collision on the Kuskokwim.

 

Chefornak High School students pictured with their new CK-12 Foundation biology textbook. From left to right: Matthew Erik, Clayton Panruk, biology teacher Theresa Schallhorn, and Dawson Erik. Picture taken December 16, 2017.
Christine Trudeau / KYUK

Studying high school science in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta comes with a whole new textbook. A textbook that’s free, open source, available in print and digital formats, and customized geographically to rural southwestern Alaska. Educators and students alike are excited about the new texts.

 

 


Ben Anderson-Agimuk speaks at the Alaska Federation of Natives Annual Convention in October 2017. On Tuesday, House District 38 Democrats selected Anderson-Agimuk to be their party's chair.
Courtesy of Ben Anderson-Agimuk

On Tuesday night, House District 38 Democrats took their first step toward replacing Representative Zach Fansler, who resigned last week amidst assault allegations.


Bethel coaches Eric Jung and Melony Fredricks talk with the Warrior girls basketball team during their game against the Barrow Whalers on February 3, 2018.
Ethan Sundown / KYUK

After a defeat Friday night by the Barrow Whalers, the Bethel Warrior girls basketball team came back triumphant against the Whalers on Saturday. Bethel Regional High School student correspondent Ethan Sundown was there and has the story.


Bethel Police Office Martin Oulton (right) is accused of repeatedly punching his girlfriend on Wednesday night.
Courtesy of the Bethel Police Department

Bethel Police Officer Martin Oulton returned to full duty on Friday.

Julie Carter stands next to pictures of her son at his funeral feast. Michael Chris was shot outside of his home a year ago, and the police are still searching for his killer.
Teresa Cotsirilos/KYUK

In January 2017, Michael "Mike" Chris was shot in the head outside of his home. Law enforcement has been investigating his death for months, but the case has been tough from the beginning.


Rep. Zach Fansler is accused of assaulting a woman when she rejected his sexual advances, though she denies the allegations.
Katie Basile/KYUK

A week after his own coalition demanded his resignation, House District 38 Representative Zach Fansler stepped down on Friday morning. The freshman Democrat from Bethel is accused of assaulting a woman when she rejected his sexual advances, though he denies the allegations.


Andrea Gusty, Vice President of Corporate Affairs for The Kuskokwim Corporation, testifies in support of Donlin's waste and wastewater draft permits in Anchorage on January 26, 2018.
Victoria Petersen / APRN

The tone of a hearing in Anchorage on two draft permits for the proposed Donlin Gold mine was very different from those held in the region where the mine would be located. In Anchorage last week, those who gave public comments to state regulators expressed trust and support for the proposed project.


Rep. Zach Fansler, D-Bethel, addresses the Capitol Press Corps in March 2017. Fansler submitted a letter of resignation to the House Legislature on February 2, 2018, six days after the Juneau Empire published allegations of him assaulting a woman in his h
Skip Gray / 360 NORTH

House District 38 Representative Zach Fansler's resignation becomes effective February 12.

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