Permitting for the proposed Donlin Gold mine, which will affect communities along the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta is underway. An official draft of the statement examining the mine’s affects on the environment will be available at the end of November.
A former Bethel resident that was injured in a car accident more than 13 years ago, has been awarded nearly $17 million in a civil lawsuit, a Bethel jury ruled Tuesday.
But what happens after the ruling isn’t cut and dry.
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On Wednesday afternoon, the Bethel Fire Department extinguished a house fire in City Subdivision.
Smoke was coming from the back of the house.
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Municipal elections are coming up in Bethel, and in addition to electing City Council members, voters will cast their ballot on a series of propositions and questions pertaining to alcohol and marijuana sales.
KYUK’s Shane Iverson, sat down with Bethel City Clerk Lori Strickler today to talk about the upcoming ballot and clarify what exactly people will be voting for. Read more →
Bethel city employees could soon be protected from sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination.
In its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, Bethel City Council agreed to draft language to include sexual orientation and gender identity under the city’s protected classes. Read more →
The Salvation Army finalized the purchased of a building in the Tundra Ridge area of Bethel Friday. Once operational, the building will offer a variety of services to the community.
KYUK is proud to unveil it’s newest public affairs program “Delta Affairs Weekly.” The show will focus on the issues that affect the people of the YK Delta, and will feature different guests every week discussing all angles of the issue at hand.
The inaugural program features Bethel City Clerk, Lori Strickler, as she explains the upcoming municipal election ballot in detail. If you have any questions, doubts, or confusion about the upcoming election on October 6th, you’ll want to be sure to give this another listen before heading to the polls.
A reoccurring topic brought up on this edition of Talk Line was the upcoming municipal election. Another hot topic for the day was an oldie, but a goodie- vehicles for hire not being up to code, with malfunctioning lights, cracked windows, et cetera.
Listen to this politically and socially charged episode of Talk Line using the audio players below, or tune in to the Talk Line Replay tonight starting at 7pm on 640 AM KYUK.
Six candidates from Bethel are running for four Bethel City Council seats in the upcoming municipal election. KYUK is profiling these candidates in the coming days before the Oct. 6th election. Our final profile in the series is on city council candidate Nikki Hoffman.
School is back in session today in Tuntutuliak after a fire scare yesterday morning.
According to Lower Kuskokwim School District Superintendent Daniel Walker, a nearby transformer blew, cutting power to the town and sending sparks and flames shooting from the wires connected to the elementary wing. With power to the building shut off, the backup generator automatically kicked on, sending out more sparks.
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