Some Y-K Delta residents say that the high cost of internet access is not even the main problem. In some cases, there is no internet regardless of how much people are willing to pay.
Bethel is seldom the first U.S. city that Koreans move to. It’s a place where they end up when their original American dream falls apart.
The Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta once led the nation in COVID-19 case rates. In a startling reversal, cases are dropping and the region is now helping lead the nation in vaccinations.
The state granted Donlin Gold 12 water right permits after giving the public 15 days to comment. Some Y-K Delta residents claim that wasn’t enough time, especially with villages locked down to fight the pandemic.
Despite the declines, the region still maintains the highest COVID-19 case rate in the state, a position the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta has held since October 2020.
Both occupants of the snowmachine were ejected after colliding with a truck. One man died at the Bethel hospital, and the other was medevaced to Anchorage.
Diehl has now won both the Bogus Creek 150 and Kuskokwim 300 in the same year, something that has never been done before.
Nastasia ‘Bea’ Xavier’s doctor said he had only seen a handful of patients as sick as her and that “there were many times where it was hour-to-hour.”
For about five months, the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta region has had the highest COVID-19 case rate in the state, and one of the highest rates in the nation.
The governor’s emergency declaration for Tuluksak frees up $1 million in state relief funds.