Anna Rose MacArthur
Anna Rose MacArthur is KYUK’s English Language News Reporter. She got her start reporting in Alaska at KNOM in Nome and then traveled South to report with KRTS in Marfa, Texas. Anna Rose soon missed rural Alaska and returned to the bush to join KYUK in September 2015. Anna Rose is a Transom Story Workshop graduate.
Local health officials are encouraging everyone to wear masks, and to get vaccinated and boosted against the virus.
Rescue workers have abandoned their search for the source of an aircraft distress signal along the lower Yukon River.
"We're way behind on winter," one resident says. Higher than average temperatures in rural Alaska are being blamed for two deaths and are preventing people from hunting for food.