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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 was the KYUK News Reporting Fellow from November 2022 through January 2024. He is a graduate of UC Berkeley School of Journalism. He is also a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.
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