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Greg Kim

News Reporter

Greg Kim is a news reporter for KYUK. In his past life, he worked as a software engineer in Seattle, WA. He visited Bethel in 2019 for the Kuskokwim 300, and decided he wanted to tell the stories of the people in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.

Courtesy Mike Carpenter

The post offices in Kwethluk and Pilot Station have been closed for weeks because employees were infected with COVID-19. The closures have threatened people’s health.


The Bethel Winter House, located in the Bethel Evangelical Covenant Church, provides a warm place for people to sleep during the coldest months of the year.
Anna Rose MacArthur / KYUK

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the need for housing for Bethel's homeless is growing more apparent. To address that need, the Bethel Winter House is remodeling the old senior center to become a year-round homeless shelter. Also, COVID-19 has proven to be a problem for Bethel's homeless population.

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The Bethel Winter House, located in the Bethel Evangelical Covenant Church, provides a warm place for people to sleep during the coldest months of the year.
Anna Rose MacArthur / KYUK

Bethel’s Winter House is hard pressed now, but the city’s homeless shelter is looking forward to opening its new facility the day after Christmas.

The Kuskokwim river by Aniak in late October 2017.
Dave Cannon / KYUK

There are no longer any public school students attending in-person classes in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.

Yukon Kuskokwim Correctional Center
Aleina Tanabe / KYUK

Updated Dec. 3, 2020 4:32 p.m. to reflect the latest COVID-19 cases at the Yukon Kuskokwim Correctional Center.

A health care provider places a band-aid on the injection site of a patient who just received a flu vaccine.
Lauren Bishop / CDC

On Saturday, Dec. 5, the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation is offering COVID-19 testing and flu vaccines at new locations in Bethel.


Donna Xavier-Fancyboy

A 37-year-old man in Pilot Station died from COVID-19 at the village health clinic before he could be transported to a hospital. Stormy conditions prevented a medevac from reaching him.



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