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Coffee@KYUK

Weekdays after the news, closing out the 8 o'clock and noon hours; 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

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

Ways to Connect

The latest news and events going on at our local branch of the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, the Kuskokwim Campus.


Bethel Search and Rescue

Today we started our show with a warning relative to river travel from Bethel Search and Rescue. Afterwards, we checked in with KuC.


Friday morning on Coffee@KYUK: a farewell interview with outbound KYUK reporter Christine Trudeau.


Sen. Lyman Hoffman during a Senate Finance Committee meeting on March 29, 2016. Credit Skip Gray / 360 North
Skip Gray / 360 North

Wednesday morning on Coffee@KYUK: legislative updates in a live conversation with Sen. Lyman Hoffman. We also opened the phone lines for you to call in and ask questions.


The Kuskokwim River ice in front of the Bethel seawall on January 29, 2019.
Anna Rose MacArthur / KYUK

Fifth week of 2019: The Ice Road Melteth?

Despite ice road plowing efforts stretching from Bethel past Kalskag and on to Aniak this week, an extended warming period warrants extreme caution when traveling on the lower Kuskokwim until river ice strengthens. We have invited Bethel Search and Rescue to keep us informed with the latest information this week.

Radar On The River

Dec 19, 2018

Earl Samuelson discusses the new radar system that BSAR is using to measure ice thickness. He reminds people to stay on the trail and avoid the snowy areas.


River Updates And The Cookie Extravaganza

Dec 19, 2018

Gux Laraux gives updates on the river from BSAR. While the river is seeing improvment, this improvement is going at a slower pace than expected due to heavy snowfall. Bev Hoffman discusses the Cookie Extravaganza and the money that was rasied for the YK Lifesavers.


An Update From BSAR And KuC Corner

Dec 19, 2018

Although the river conditions are improving, Bethel Search and Rescue advises that people fill out trip reports before they leave. They also remind travelers to beware of snow drifts that might hide open holes. This week on KuC Corner, we are reminded that there is a Saturday Market this weekend where KuC will be accepting aluminum cans and plastic water bottles with a number one symbol on the bottom. 


November 16, 2018: Coffee@KYUK With A Note From BSAR

Nov 30, 2018

Due to a late freeze up, Bethel Search and Rescue warns that the Kuskokwim river is still hazardous. Walking on the river appears to be safe, but be careful of snowdrifts over open holes and always carry a walking stick. 


November 15, 2018: Coffee @ KYUK With John Florin

Nov 30, 2018
No Stomach For Cancer / KYUK

John Florin from the organization No Stomach For Cancer discusses the major impacts of stomach cancer and why people need to be talking about it.


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