Kalskag

The Kuskokwim River is rotting out both above and below Bethel. The ice moved near Kalskag this weekend and formed a half a mile lead above Kalskag. Earl Samuelson is a pilot for state troopers and flew the river Saturday. He spotted very weak ice below lower Kalskag.
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Megan Leary is the 2014 first runner up of the Miss Indian World competition, which concluded Saturday night at the Gathering of Nations in Albuquerque. The contest brings together young, indigenous culture bearers from all over North America. Leary won the competition for best speech and best talent for her skin sewing.

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MIss WEIO, Megan Leary with Frieda Kaleak of Barrow, and Selina Sam of Tanana.

MIss WEIO, Megan Leary with Frieda Kaleak of Barrow, and Selina Sam of Tanana.

Albuquerque, New Mexico, that’s where Megan Leary is headed later this month to vie for the title of Miss Indian World. The former Miss Cama-i is preparing and raising money for her trip.

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