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Weekdays after the news, closing out the 8 o'clock and noon hours; ~8:40 a.m. and ~12:40 p.m.

Learn about what's going on around you, from the weather to community events.

Latest Episodes
  • Elyssa Loughlin checks in with the staff at the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation to talk about the omicron variant of COVID-19, and how it is affecting the region.
  • In 2021, we spoke with two Bethel residents who started businesses designed to help the community in different ways. In this episode, Corey Young and Peter Evon speak with KYUK’s Greg Kim.
  • This weekend, Bethel hosted basketball games between the Bethel and Tanana boys teams. The Bethel girls’ match was cancelled at the last minute.
  • Polly Andrews is from Chevak, a village with a strong tradition in traditional music, dance, and storytelling.
  • It's basketball season, and the games are at home in Bethel this weekend. Here to talk to coaches Regina Lieb and Erick Jung about the season is KYUK’s Olivia Ebertz.
  • There has been a musician traveling to some of the region’s schools to make music, and to teach students how to do the same. Joining us this morning via phone are Lisa Landucci and KYUK’s Elyssa Loughlin.
  • Merna Lomack Wharton is a Yupik skin-sewer who has received a second arts grant from the Rasmuson Foundation. She spoke with Elyssa Loughlin about her development as an artist.
  • As the year ends, we look back and see that the crash in the salmon run had a huge impact on the Y-K Delta and and areas farther north. Last week, Alaska Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan introduced legislation to create the Alaska Salmon Research Task Force to better understand what caused salmon numbers to decline. All three of Alaska’s lawmakers signaled their intention to galvanize federal resources during a roundtable discussion earlier this year. Here is what they and some others said during that virtual meeting on salmon.
  • This winter has broken records for cold temperatures. To better understand how this fits into scenarios of global warming, KYUK’s Steve Heimel got a hold of one of the top scientists looking at global climate patterns and the forces driving them.