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YK Delta Yupik and Athabascan Intertribal Conference

March 7, 2017 0

by Mike Williams Sr. Yupiit Picaryarait Cultural Center Bethel, Alaska March 8, 9, 2017 The federally recognized Yupik and Athabascan tribes of the YK delta and officers of the Calista Corporation are holding an intertribal […]

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Arctic killer whales alter narwhal distribution and activity

March 7, 2017 1

by UA News Narwhals stay active and close to shore to avoid killer whales that have begun to enter areas with declining sea ice cover in Canada’s eastern Arctic, according to a study led by […]

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Newtok vs. Chefornak: Exciting come-from-behind victory!

March 4, 2017 2

Newtok wins! In an exciting come-from-behind victory the Newtok Jaegers outscored the Chefornak Shamans by 1 point in the last seconds of the 4th quarter during this semi-final game on Friday. The 1A Alaska Conference […]


Proton arc

March 3, 2017 0

Aurora-seekers were treated to a rare auroral phenomenon – a proton arc – which appeared in the night sky over Larson Subdivision in Bethel, Alaska on 3/3/17 at 12:30am. Our website is having network outages […]


March 1st Aurora Man

March 1, 2017 0

Aurora Man is loving the -26˚F windchill this beautiful cold night as the Northern Lights fill up the Alaskan sky over the snow covered tundra near Bethel. Photo taken around 2:30am.

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Western Alaska Leaders Unite to discuss key issues

February 28, 2017 0

Representatives from leading organizations in Western Alaska assembled in Juneau last week for a working session to continue the process of fostering stronger working relationships for the benefit of the region. The trip, which took […]

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Kuskokwim Sauna

February 17, 2017 0

by Greg Lincoln Alexie Nicholai of Oscarville is the happy owner of a new steambath house or maqivik. Shorty Salzbrun, owner of Shorty’s Shop in Bethel, who is also Alexie’s son-in-law, had the steamhouse custom-built […]

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YKHC is going tobacco-free

February 10, 2017 0

by YKHC Public Communications Staff As a healthcare organization, YKHC is committed not only to healing illness, but to promoting wellness. In alignment with YKHC’s mission and vision, the Board of Directors has adopted a […]