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Warm Winter Pushes Back K300 Season Opener For Second Week

Dec 24, 2017
Dean Swope / KYUK

KYUK, Bethel: The unseasonably warm winter seems to be claiming another victim. Mushing season on the Kuskokwim has been delayed another week. The Kuskokwim 300 Sled Dog Season Opener has been pushed back to December 30.

KATIE BASILE / KYUK

KYUK, Bethel: Ravens were everywhere during the Bethel Christmas Bird Count this month. Some species showed up in smaller numbers than in the past, but there were a couple birds not usually seen in winter. 

ANNA ROSE MACARTHUR / KYUK

Bethel Search and Rescue needs help. On a nearly nightly basis this winter, the all-volunteer group has been called to assist people who are intoxicated and have lost their way on the surrounding trails. The group says that about 70 percent of their calls come from the Bethel Police Department. Now Bethel Search and Rescue wants BPD to match its resources with the organization's services.

Museum Looks For Images Of Alaska Aviation

Dec 21, 2017
Alaska Aviation Museum

KYUK, Bethel: Aviation holds bush Alaska together, and the Alaska Aviation Museum wants to present photographs of the state’s aviation facilities from the biggest airport to the tiniest village airstrip in an exhibition called “Tundra Towers.” All it needs is some help from those of us who fly and use cameras.