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Anna Rose MacArthur

News Director

Anna Rose MacArthur is the KYUK News Director. She got her start reporting in Alaska at KNOM in Nome and then traveled South to report with KRTS in Marfa, Texas. Anna Rose soon missed rural Alaska and returned to the bush to join KYUK in September 2015. Anna Rose is a Transom Story Workshop graduate.

Dean Swope / KYUK

After assisting in an unexpected birth last winter, Nathan Lake of Chevak has received the 2017 Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation Health Aide of the Year Award.


White County Sheriff's Office

Alaska prosecutors are working with U.S. Marshals to return a man charged with 76 counts of sexual violence committed in Nightmute to Alaska. Fifty-one year old Jeffrey Jackson is in custody in Arkansas on $1 million bail and is contesting extradition.

Eighteen packs of beer lined a shelf at the opening of Bethel Native Corporation's Bethel Spirits Liquor Store on on Sept. 27, 2016. The store has only operated for 30 days since its opening.
Dean Swope / KYUK

On Thursday, the Alaska Alcoholic Beverage Control Board will consider three applications from Bethel businesses vying for Bethel’s third and final liquor store license.

Anna Rose MacArthur / KYUK

Representatives of over a dozen tribes decided on Tuesday to move forward with creating a regional tribal government representing the 56 tribes in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.


Katie Basile / KYUK

Commercial fishing could be returning to the Lower Kuskokwim this summer. Washington state fish buyer Pacific Harvest Seafood is working to anchor a fish processing vessel along the Bethel seawall from late July through August to buy silver salmon from Quinhagak to Bethel.

Alaska State Troopers

Two Tribal Police Officers were assaulted in Akiachak this weekend by intoxicated men. One faces a firearms charge; both are charged with assault.

Dean Swope / KYUK

The 2017 Cama-i Dance Festival begins Friday at the Bethel Regional High School. The weekend-long cultural celebration marks the largest annual gathering of Alaska Native dance in the world.


Eighteen packs of beer lined a shelf at the opening of Bethel Native Corporation's Bethel Spirits Liquor Store on on Sept. 27, 2016. The store has only operated for 30 days since its opening.
Dean Swope / KYUK

The Bethel City Council has protested two more liquor license applications. On Tuesday, the Council unanimously opposed proposals from the Tundra Liquor Cache and the Alaska Commercial Company to open liquor stores in Bethel.


Darren Lieb / BRHS

Freshman Hayden Lieb has become the first Bethel Regional High School wrestler to earn an All-American title. The wrestler earned the honor this weekend at the 2017 National High School Coaches Association Tournament in Virginia Beach, Virginia.


Calista Corporation

The Calista Corporation is offering an incentive for descendants and other qualified applicants to enroll in the corporation. Calista is offering $1,000 cash to five applicants who apply by June 2. The names will be chosen in drawings, and those who apply earlier will also be eligible for smaller drawings of $100 and $50.

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