Coffee at KYUK

Weekdays after the news, closing out the 8 o'clock and noon hours. 8:30am and 12:30pm

Each weekday, a member of the community is invited to "Coffee @ KYUK" to discuss news and information relative to Bethel and the Kuskokwim Delta.

Sometimes light, sometimes serious. "Coffee @ KYUK" is where our community connects.

Ways to Connect

Gabby Salgado / KYUK



We sat down to meet with KYUK's newest staff member and our Jesuit Volunteer. As the Wellness Programming Producer, Gabby produces health and wellness programming at KYUK for TV, radio, and web. She will also work with our high school interns.

Petra Harpak / KYUK

Instructor for the Women's Empowerment and Self Defense program with the YK Fitness center was here to let women know of upcoming class openings starting on September 10, 2018.

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  Vince Lia, a Food Expert from YouTube on Nutrition, joined us to discuss glyphosate and a recent study finding high levels of glyphosate cancer-causing chemical in foods, specifically oat products. http://vincelia.com 

Jim Simon, Bering Sea Fishermen's Association, and Kuskokwim Intertribal Fish Commission Anthropologist, announced next months Bering Sea Fishermen's Association meeting at the Cultural Center September 25-26, 2018.

Time with Tuluksak

Aug 23, 2018
Mark Leary / Bethel Search and Rescue

With Tuluksak still operating on one generator and many still reeling from the loss of food stores from power outages, a special action hunt has been authorized and we took some time to check in with tribal authorities there for an update.

Community Wellness Gathering will happen on August 29-30, 2018 at the Cultural Center starting at 8:30am-4pm.

Growing Up in Nyac

Aug 19, 2018
Petra Harpak / KYUK

The proposed Donlin mine may be grabbing the headlines but mining is not new to the region. Find out what it was like to mine gold on the Kuskokwim River in the old days. Joseph Venes Jr. grew up in Nyac, where they made gold bars.

You're going to learn more about life up the Kuskokwim River in the old gold mining community of Nyac with Joseph "Sonny" Venes Jr.

Sonny Venes grew up in Nyac and at age 14 he was already working at the mine.

Petra Harpak / KYUK

Queen baker, Beverly Hoffman shared her salmonberry upside down cake recipe along with Bev's Feast Goulash, and her Kippered Fish.


Although the news about the 100 lb. stolen mammoth tusk was early this spring, BLM is still waiting for good news, to return the precious and important artifact. Anonymous tips are welcome, call (907) 271-6622 or email