Bethel Search and Rescue building, Bethel, AK. - Photo by Daysha Eaton

Bethel Search and Rescue building, Bethel, AK. – Photo by Daysha Eaton

Bethel Search and Rescue reports they’ve found a body of a man that went missing in December near Kwethluk. The body is believed to be that of 26-year-old George Evan of Akiak. Evan was one of three people that went missing while traveling on a four-wheeler during a storm on December 12th.
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2014 saw the first dipnetting on the Kuskokwim river. Photo by Ben Matheson/KYUK.

2014 saw the first dipnetting on the Kuskokwim river. Photo by Ben Matheson/KYUK.

The Federal Subsistence Board is meeting in Anchorage this week to work through a long list of proposals, including a couple of Kuskokwim salmon initiatives.
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2nd place Rohn Buser was fined for going off the race trail, as well has his father Martin Buser.

2nd place Rohn Buser was fined for going off the race trail, as well as his father Martin Buser.

The Kuskokwim 300 race committee is adding 10 minutes to the race times of mushers Martin and Rohn Buser and fining them 10 percent of their prize money for going off the main race trail near the end of the race. Their finishing positions will not change. The race says they gained an unfair competitive advantage by taking an unmarked trail through Church Slough.
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Lance Mackey was one of the feautred mushers in LKSD's eJournalism video projects. Image courtesy LKSD.

LKSD eJournalism screenshot.

Students from all over the YK Delta produced several videos about the 2015 Kuskokwim 300 Sled Dog Race. KYUK provided a few pointers to the students at the start of their eJournalism intensive. The intensive course is aimed at training and preparing students for careers in media and information technologies.

Check out their projects below.

K300: Start to Finish

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The Alaska State Troopers badge. Courtesy of AST

The Alaska State Troopers badge. Courtesy of AST

A safe was stolen from the Atmautluak tribal office over the weekend. Alaska State troopers report that on Saturday afternoon, a resident noticed a broken window at the Tribal Office. Investigation by local law enforcement and village officials revealed that a safe, containing items confiscated by tribal police officers, was missing.
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troopers, alaska state troopersState troopers say an intoxicated Emmonak man shot his hand while cleaning his rifle. According to a trooper report, the man came to the local clinic close to 1 a.m. Monday with a severely injured hand.

He was medevaced to Anchorage. Troopers investigated and determined he was cleaning his .22 when it fired. They planned to forward weapons misconduct charges.