A picture of a loon swimming in open water by Marshall. Photo by Nick Andrew Jr

A picture of a loon swimming in open water by Marshall. Photo by Nick Andrew Jr

Yukon Kuskokwim residents report seeing waterfowl arriving earlier than usual this year, both to the north and south of Bethel.

Nick Andrew Jr. of the Lower Yukon village of Marshall posted a picture of a loon on Facebook Saturday, February 21st.

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2015 is predicted to be a below-average king salmon run. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK.

2015 is predicted to be a below-average king salmon run. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK.

The state is expecting a bigger run of king salmon on the Kuskokwim this summer, but still well below average. State managers say they expect strong conservation measures to continue in 2015 to ensure enough fish make it up the river to spawn. Leading up to the season, managers are seeking early input to make the season a success.

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Courtesy of USFWS

Courtesy of USFWS

Two men from the Lower Yukon village of Marshall face charges for harassing moose.

Alaska Wildlife Troopers in Bethel report they received video footage of an incident that allegedly took place earlier this month.
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troopers, alaska state troopersTroopers arrested three men in Emmonak after an alleged assault and struggle overnight that injured two people and a trooper.
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Kasigluk Akiuk will host the girls Kusko Delta League Tournament. Photo courtesy of UAF.

The Village Showdown winners from KYUK’s 2014 Fall Fundraiser were Atmautluak and Kwethluk. KYUK will air both boys and girls basketball games featuring these two villages on Friday from the Kusko Delta League tournament being played in Kasigluk.

1:00 p.m.*-
(Boys) Kwethluk vs. Akula
2:30 p.m.*- (Boys) Atmautluak vs. Napakiak
6:45 p.m.*- (Girls) Kwethluk vs. TBD (Winner of Atmautluak vs. Akula)
*Schedule subject to change

Greg Roczicka provides input about a new process for determining rural communities. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK.

Greg Roczicka provides input about a new process for determining rural communities. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK.

The Federal Subsistence Board is working to define “rural”. That’s critical for deciding who is eligible for the federal rural subsistence priority for taking fish and game on federal lands.
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Mark Charlie Junior was arraigned on a murder charge in Bethel court. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK.

Mark Charlie Jr. was arraigned on a murder charge in Bethel court. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK.

Mark Charlie Junior was arraigned Wednesday in Bethel court on charges of first-degree murder and tampering with physical evidence.

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