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2023 Kuskokwim Ice Road seasonal closure announced

 2023 Kuskokwim Ice Road Sign
Mark Leary
2023 Kuskokwim Ice Road sign

The Kuskokwim Ice Road will no longer be maintained starting on April 1, 2023.

The announcement is coming from Bethel Search and Rescue member and Director of Operations for the Native Village of Napaimute Mark Leary.

Leary wants the public to know that removal of the markers and signs will begin the week of April 6 and advises everyone to travel at their own risk.

Francisco Martínezcuello is the KYUK News Reporting Fellow and a graduate of UC Berkeley School of Journalism. He is also a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.
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