yukon kuskokwim delta

Coast GuardMembers of the coastguard are in Napakiak to clean up pollution from an old fishing vessel. Petty Officer Patrick Brown gave an update on the cleanup after a town hall meeting on abandoned and derelict vessels at Bethel City Council Chambers Thursday night. Read more →

Amanda Hoeldt built a pen for the eagle she named, Eugene.

An eagle rescued near Aniak Tuesday and sent to Anchorage. – Photo by Jared Thorson

An Aniak woman came across an injured bald eagle earlier this week. With help from her community in remote Southwest Alaska, she gave the bird a second chance and brought it to the care of veterinary experts.

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An ancient smokehouse near the village of Napaskiak. Photo by Daysha Eaton

An ancient smokehouse near Napaskiak. Photo by Daysha Eaton.

It’s an annual tradition going back thousands of years for Yup’ik people living along the Kuskokwim river: fish camp. Each summer families relocate to catch, dry and smoke fish to sustain them through the long winter, the most coveted of which is the King Salmon. But fishing restrictions this year, have hit many families hard. Read more →

The red flag warning issued by the National Weather Service extends from Bristol Bay through the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta up to Fairbanks and Cananda. - Courtesty of National Weather Service, Alaska Region Headquarters.

The red flag warning issued by the National Weather Service extends from Bristol Bay through the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta up to Fairbanks and the Canadian Border. – Courtesy of National Weather Service, Alaska Region Headquarters.

The National Weather Service has issued a red flag wildfire warning for the Kuskokwim Delta on Thursday due to strong winds and low humidity. Mike Roos, a Fire Management Officer with the Alaska Division of Forestry says people should not be fooled by gloomy weather. Read more →