Bethel City Council drops protests against 2 liquor licenses

BETHEL - Bethel officials are withdrawing their protests to two liquor license applications, reversing a decision last week to keep the protests in place.The Bethel City Council voted 4-3 to allow AC Quickstop and Bethel Native Corp...
Bethel asks governor to declare emergency after school fire

BETHEL - Bethel council members are asking the state to help the city recover from a school...immersion school and damaging the Kuskokwim Learning Academy, KYUK-AM in Bethel reported.The city council has declared a local government disaster...
Frozen well causes headaches for Bethel schools

BETHEL - A frozen well is causing headaches for school officials in Bethel.KYUK reported an ice chunk is blocking the well that every school in town relies on.School officials are hauling in about 7,000 gallons of bottled water, at the cost...
Bethel drafts LGBT anti-discrimination laws

BETHEL - City employees could soon be protected from sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination under changes to Bethel's municipal code.The Bethel City Council has voted to draft language to include sexual orientation...
Bethel residents support liquor store, advisory vote finds

BETHEL - Unofficial election results from a non-binding advisory vote in Bethel show that most residents would support a liquor...application for a liquor store.This spring, the Bethel Native Corporation applied for a package liquor...
Bethel homeless shelter receives state grant

BETHEL - A homeless shelter in Bethel has been awarded state funding even as the Alaska Legislature continues to slash the budget.KYUK-AM reported that Bethel Winter House has received $29,000 through the Community Initiative...
Federal dollars to help tribes combat meth use, suicide

...said. "It invades these remote communities like wildfire."Bethel-based Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corp. and the Southcentral...kinds of substance abuse, she said meth is not as prevalent in Bethel and its surrounding villages as alcohol, heroin and prescription...
Schools in jeopardy

...stand against the change.Sen. Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak; Sen. Lyman Hoffman, D-Bethel; Rep. Bryce Edgmon, D-Dillingham; and Rep. Bob Herron, D-Bethel, penned an op-ed to the Alaska Dispatch News titled, "If we cut Alaska rural...
State | Local | AK legislature
Sacred oil checks eyed amid budget deficit

...The federal government treats the payments as taxable income.Rep. Bob Herron, a Democrat from the rural hub community of Bethel, said for the most part in his region, the dividend goes toward ordinary living expenses."Oil, electricity, tools like...
Today is Sports History for Nov. 8

...Edmonton Oilers 2-1.2003 - John Gagliardi becomes college football's career victory leader when St. John's rallies past Bethel 29-26. Gagliardi, in his 55th season and his 51st at the Minnesota school, gets his 409th victory. He overtakes Eddie...


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