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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 […]

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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 […]