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In the second episode of the "Tales From the Trail" series, Will Peterson talks to DeeDee Jonrowe and Jeff King about their start in mushing, and what kept bringing them back to the K300.


Alex Nick spent the first several years of his life in the village of Ohogamiut on the Yukon River. When parents were forced to send their children to school, the community had to abandon the village. Listen to Nick share his memories of Ohogamiut and the community's devastating forced relocation.


Neva Mathias, 2019 Individual Artist Awardee
Courtesy of the Rasmuson Foundation

Laura Ellsworth and Neva Mathias talk about the Rasmuson Individual Artist Awards. Alaskan artists can now apply for an award at www.rasmuson.org. Bethel Council on the Arts is supporting Y-K Delta artists with their application process, and will host an informational workshop on Feb. 4. To learn more email lbellsworth@alaska.edu


Lindsey Beans-Polk is the first female BRHS alumna to sign as a college wrestler. On Jan. 24, she competed in her first tournament and took second place in her weight class. 

  

Will Peterson looks ahead to the 42nd annual Kuskokwim 300 by talking a looking back at the 1983 race with veteran mushers Myron Angstman, who won the race that year, and Mike Williams Sr., who won the title of Rookie of the Year in 1983.


Nearly 5,000 people in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and close to a fifth of those people have also received their second dose. KYUK News Director Anna Rose MacArthur talks with Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation Chief of Staff Dr. Ellen Hodges and Vice President of Communications Tiffany Zulkosky about the effort to get as many people in the region vaccinated as possible.


The 32nd Alaska Legislature convened in Juneau on Jan. 19. Although the Senate organized and selected a leader, the House did not. Democratic Rep. Tiffany Zulkosky represents the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. She spoke with KYUK’s Anna Rose MacArthur on Jan. 19 about how the unorganized body can move forward, and detailed her one pre-filed bill for this session.

  

Today on Coffee at KYUK we’re airing an excerpt of the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation’s virtual town hall that aired Monday, Jan. 10. It focuses on the COVID-19 vaccine distribution in the region. YKHC Vice President of Communications Tiffany Zulkosky hosts the discussion with YKHC Chief of Staff Dr. Ellen Hodges, YKHC Infection Control Director Dr. Elizabeth Bates, and YKHC President and CEO Dan Winkelman.


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