Adrian Wagner

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This week we speak with one recipient of this years Rasmuson Artist Grant, renowned Alaskan musician Phillip Blanchett.

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Bethel city council has voted against replacing polling stations with mail-in ballots for the upcoming presidential election.
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Kuskokwim villages say they’re feeling the effects of Bethel’s new liquor store. The shop opened last week in the Kuskokwim’s hub after decades of banned sales.

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Bethel Mayor Rick Rob (left), BSAR President Mike Riley (middle), Red Cross Volunteer Francy Bennett (right). Photo by Adrian Wagner / KYUK.

Mike Riley, Bethel Search and Rescue president, has won the 2016 American Red Cross Real Hero Award.

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Kuskokwim Consortium Library. (Photo by Anna Rose MacArthur / KYUK.)

Bethel’s only library will be closing for renovations this Saturday for at least three months. The Kuskokwim University Campus runs the library, but it’s used more as a public space than as a university resource. Members of that public who rely on the library for computers and entertainment will have to go elsewhere this summer.

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Bethel City Council began its five-day series of special meetings Tuesday night to craft the city’s budget. But a gaping unknown stands in the way of balancing the numbers: the new revenue from alcohol sales.
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Moth seen near YKHC in Bethel. Photo by Mike Martz / KYUK.

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Gypsy Moth 2034, Flickr, Creative Commons. Photo by Will George.

If you’ve been walking through Bethel in the evening or night lately you might have noticed a number of unusual furry moths. There’s rumors that the creatures are an invasive and highly destructive species called the Gypsy Moth. They aren’t.  Read more →

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Following the first sighting of  wild-born wood bison calves near the Yukon River, on this episode of Delta Affairs Weekly, KYUK’s Adrian Wagner speaks with Tom Seaton, a biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, on the wood bison reintroduction in Western Alaska.

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13063206_1026207080779597_4143309282961091683_oWood bison, recently reintroduced by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game into Western Alaska, have begun to rome throughout the region and have even been spotted near Bethel. We could be seeing a lot more of them with the first wild born animals just documented.

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The family of a sexual assault survivor brings allegations of racial preference by the justice system to a sentencing hearing in Bethel.

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