Troopers in Aniak reported on Thursday that while visiting Aniak on August 11th they investigated a Shageluk man for firing a rifle inside a home in Shagaluk. The investigation revealed alcohol was involved, according to an online dispatch. Read more →
Bethel based Alaska State Troopers say a man assaulted two tribal police officers with a knife in Chefornak this past Wednesday. Read more →
There’s growing awareness about the increase of heroin and opiate addiction in the YK Delta and it’s dire social consequences.
In this KYUK special program News Director Daysha Eaton speaks with experts from across the country who have experience with the issue, and local leaders working to address the problem. Listeners learned the signs and symptoms of opiate addiction, and what we can be done as a community to address the problem.
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Surveillance video shows a former Bethel city police officer repeatedly slamming a man to the ground in the parking lot of a grocery store during an arrest last summer. The man eventually pleaded guilty to harassing the officer. But with the new evidence, an attorney is trying to bring the case back to court.
In 2012 the thirteen defendants, all Yup’ik Alaska Native fishermen living a subsistence lifestyle, were charged with violating the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s emergency orders restricting fishing for king salmon on the Kuskokwim River.
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Daysha Eaton, KYUK News Director, interviewed Walter Pickett, Vice President of Operations for the Alaska Commercial Company Monday, March 23rd about the company’s plans to apply for a liquor license.
Prosecutor Chris Carpeneti has resigned from the Bethel District Attorney’s office. His resignation comes on the heels of the Walker Administration’s firing of Bethel District Attorney June Stein. Carpeneti had been tapped to be interim leader at the Bethel DA’s office after Stein’s departure.
At a press conference Governor Bill Walker said he fired Bethel District Attorney June Stein because she wasn’t a good fit.
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Bethel community members are reacting to the Walker Administration’s firing of district attorney, June Stein. While working in the office Sunday, Stein received a letter, delivered from a Deputy Attorney General informing her of her quote “impending release.” The state, so far, is not explaining why she’s being fired.