Related Program: Coffee@KYUK Coffee@KYUK: Wednesday, April 10, 2019 By S. Grady Deaton • Apr 10, 2019 Related Program: Coffee@KYUK ShareTweetEmail Kwethluk River from above. Credit Bethel Search and Rescue Listen Listening... / 23:00 BSAR member Earl Samuelson with an area river report. Kimberly Jung, of Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska, announced events next week in Bethel. ShareTweetEmail Related Content Even As Temperature Drops, Lower Kuskokwim River Remains Unsafe For Travel By Anna Rose MacArthur • Nov 26, 2018 Bethel Search and Rescue Bethel Search and Rescue warns that river travel is not safe at this time. The Lower Kuskokwim River ice is thin and filled with open holes. The mouths of both Steamboat and Straight Sloughs have recently frozen over, and the ice measures one inch or less in that area. Search and rescue groups are marking two open holes below Akiachak and one open hole at the mouth of the Gweek River. Travelers are advised to stay on overland trails and off the river.