Mike Bialy, a member of Teens Acting Against Violence (TAAV) serving guests at the Yukegtaaq Celebration at the Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center in Bethel Saturday, March 21st. - Photo Courtesy of TWC

Mike Bialy, serving guests at the Yukegtaaq Celebration. – Photo Courtesy of TWC

The Tundra Women’s Coalition held their annual Yukegtaaq Celebration honoring two Yukon Kuskokwim Delta community members. Yukegtaaq means “genuine person.”

This year they honored Mike Williams Sr. of Akiak and Ina Nicholai from Atmautluak for their work in practicing, advocating, and preserving traditional subsistence activities in the Y-K Delta.
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Yuk to Yuk

by Sophie Evan on March 23, 2015

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K300 Logo. Courtesy of K300

K300 Logo. Courtesy of K300

Kwethluk’s Cukayuk Olick won the 2015 Camp Out sled dog race Sunday and took home the $2,000 winners’ prize. 10 teams traveled upriver from Bethel to the Gweek River Saturday, camped out, and raced back 45 miles on the Kuskokwim river Sunday morning.
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The Federal Subsistence Board will look at special actions requests to federalize salmon fisheries. Photo by Shane Iverson / KYUK.

The Federal Subsistence Board will look at special action requests to federalize salmon fisheries. Photo by Shane Iverson / KYUK.

The Federal Subsistence Board will be considering federalizing the Yukon and Kuskokwim salmon fisheries this summer.

Officials with the Office of Subsistence Management have received six special action requests asking the board to limit the fishery to federally qualified users and manage salmon stocks. They also ask for an analysis to determine eligible users and develop an allocation strategy.
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The Lady Warriors look on from the bench as the game comes to a close. Photo by Dean Swope / KYUK

The Bethel Lady Warriors were matched up against the Nikiski Lady Bulldogs in the state tournament consolation semifinals on Friday. Read more →

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KYUK’s Talk Line hosts volunteer their time on a weekly basis. Photo by Geraldine Brink / KYUK


The phone lines for today’s program were swarmed with callers weighing in on the recent news of BNC creating a proposal to open a liquor store in Bethel.

Bethel’s roads, and the inability to reach a quorum at the tribal governance convention were also discussed.

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Catch Talk Line live Friday mornings at 10am, or tune in for the Talk Line Replay at 7pm on Friday evening.

The boys team from Bethel played Cordova on Friday morning, and much like their opening-round game they started off sluggish.

Freshman Klevon Constantine provided a spark for the Warriors in the 2nd quarter. Photo by KYUK / Dean Swope

Bethel has 4 Seniors on the team. Young players like Jayvin Williams will become the stars of the team next season. Photo by Dean Swope / KYUK

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