Krysti Shallenberger, Alaska’s Energy Desk

Reporter

Krysti Shallenberger reports on climate, energy and natural resources development for KYUK. She travels to Alaska by way of Washington D.C., where she was an editor at Utility Dive, a trade publication, and a reporting fellow at E&E News. Krysti also reported in Wyoming, Montana and Alabama. She holds a master's in journalism from the University of Montana, focusing on natural resource and environmental issues.

Eleven people in Bethel have been charged with illegally obtaining painkillers after a three-day investigation at the Bethel Post Office this summer.

Courtesy of BSAR

Travelers need to stay off Straight Slough, which flows into the main Kuskokwim River near Bethel. That’s according to the latest river update from Bethel Search and Rescue. The report says that there are four open holes close to Bethel.

Courtesy of Google Maps

High winds and warm temperatures caused flooding in Kipnuk in the early hours of Dec. 10. Facebook photos showed water flowing down slushy roads; Kipnuk sits three miles from the Bering Sea coast.

It’s that time of year again: Calista Corporation is preparing to give out its Elder Benefit Distribution to more than 2,500 original, Elder shareholders this year.

Krysti Shallenberger / KYUK

Santa Claus delivered presents to Napakiak a little early this year: on Dec. 4 instead of the night before Christmas. And instead of behind flying reindeer, he arrived in a Black Hawk helicopter. 


  

Pages