The goal is 12-percent above what the non-profit was asking of its members from the previous year and is meant to help offset at least a portion of the funds that were cut by the State of Alaska. Read more →
As a public radio station and television provider KYUK relies on community donations to stay on-air, so we are deeply appreciative of any donation you can make. No matter the amount, we want to show our gratitude, and give you something you can be proud to own. This fall our incentive gifts to you are high quality items that will show that you support KYUK. Plus, local businesses and organizations have made our weekly drawings, hot prize drawings and grand prize drawings some of the most valuable drawings in our 40+ year history.
Thanks for supporting KYUK.
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Congratulations to Sharon Merritt of Goodnews Bay and Alicia Oscar of Bethel for being chosen by the Bethel Broadcasting Inc board of directors to each receive a $1,000 scholarship.
Sharon is a senior at the University of Alaska Anchorage majoring in Education. Alicia is a sophomore at the University of Alaska Southeast also majoring in Education.
Each year the BBI board of direcctors awards two $1,000 scholarships to deserving college students from the YK Delta region. The scholarships are awarded in memory of the late Alexie Isaac, a long time KYUK Yup’ik radio and television producer, translator and also an accomplished carver and artist.
Information on applying for the 2016 scholarship can be found elsewhere on the KYUK website.
Alaska State Troopers were notified of an assault in Newtok, Tuesday.
After an investigation, troopers found that 23-year-old Kenneth Dorby John assaulted a family member by stabbing him with a knife multiple times.
KYUK would like to thank everyone who pledges to this year’s fundraiser, and would especially like to thank the corporations, non-profits, businesses and individuals that contributed prize items for all of our drawings.
Here’s a list of just some of items that we will give away in our Grand Prize Drawing:
Round Trip Ticket on Alaska or Horizon Airlines (x2)- Alaska Airlines
Weekend Stay at Napaimute Cabin- Native Village of Napaimute
Round Trip Ticket on Yute Air (x2)- Yute Air
$50.00 Prepaid Visa Card (x2)- First National Bank Alaska
Dry Bag (x3)- Donlin Gold
Gift Bag of Various Items- ONC
Large Handheld Beauty Mirror- Stan’s Barber Shop
Fish Cutting Apron (x4)- Donlin Gold
Winter Float Coat- YKHC Injury Prevention
Winter Jacket- Donlin Gold
Free Pizza Certificate- Baba’s Pizza
Gift Certificate- Snack Shack
Large Duffel Bag- Donlin Gold
Gift Certificate- Long House Hotel
Hooded Sweatshirt (x4)- Donlin Gold
Make your pledge now to get entered into our Grand Prize Drawing and upcoming “Hot Drawings.”
The testimony of Southwest Alaska mine operator James Slade helped prove the government’s allegations of two years of federal Clean Water Act violations, a federal prosecutor argued Monday in Anchorage, according to a story from Alaska Dispatch News.
“Slade’s profit was more important than the public’s water,” Assistant U.S. Attorney Christopher Costantini said during closing arguments. Read more →
October opened with the season’s first fall storm, flooding communities across Western Alaska’s coast. In the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, strong surges hit Toksook Bay.
“There was some massive wave action going on, and the cliffs were scoured by waves and some of our gabions, our seawalls, got damaged,” said Toksook Bay City Administrator Paul Chimiugak. Read more →
Three suicide deaths in the past week have rocked the community of Hooper Bay. Troopers believe all three victims were connected.
The Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation has already sent emergency health clinicians to the community to assist with debriefing efforts, according to YKHC Director of Emergency Services Chris Byrnes.