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K300 Logo. Courtesy of K300

K300 Logo. Courtesy of K300

KYUK is profiling local mushers leading up to this year’s Kuskokwim 300, begining with Richie Diehl and Mike Williams Junior.

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Aniak’s Richie Diehl plans to complete his fifth running of the Kuskokwim 300 after a winter of training of ice and bare tundra around Aniak.
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The 2015 K300 starts January 16th.

The 2015 K300 starts January 16th.

KYUK is profiling local mushers leading up to this year’s Kuskokwim 300. Today, reporter Ben Matheson brings a quick preview of Nathan Underwood and Mike Williams Senior.

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Bethel musher Pete Kaiser. Photo by KYUK

KYUK is profiling local mushers leading up to this year’s Kuskokwim 300. Bethel’s Pete Kaiser has been prepping for the Kuskokwim 300 in Nenana for the last two months, where he said he was able to have uninterrupted training.

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An Ice Yacht on the Hudson River. Photo Courtesy of Isaac Kestenbaum

An Ice Yacht on the Hudson River. Photo Courtesy of Isaac Kestenbaum

Multimedia producers are in Alaska gathering audio for a project called ‘Winters Past’. Their first stop was in Bethel where they’re talking with elders about how they’ve seen the climate change in their lifetime.

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troopers, alaska state troopersAlaska State Troopers have arrested 36-year-old Christina Hill of Aniak on an outstanding warrant for Theft 2, Conspiracy, and Fraudulent Use of an Access Control Device.

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Alaska State Troopers say two Holy Cross men attempted to transport nearly two pounds of marijuana from Anchorage to Holy Cross, via Aniak. An anonymous tip earlier this month launched an investigation that revealed the two people had flown 30 ounces of marijuana and some alcohol to Aniak on a scheduled flight.
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Philip Simeon Jr. testifies in Bethel Court. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK.

Philip Simeon Jr. testifies in Bethel Court. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK.

A Bethel jury found Philip Simeon not guilty of manslaughter Tuesday night. The 27-year-old Aniak resident faced charges for allegedly driving his snowmachine while intoxicated and fatally striking his brother Dakota Nicholi.
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