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Musk oxen seen around Bethel area

...the town of Bethel.More than 20 of the large, shaggy animals have been seen since Sunday across the Kuskokwim River from Bethel, the Anchorage Daily News reported.Bea Kristovich, a lifelong Bethel resident, first saw them from a window of...
State looks to expand Medicaid in July

...Council for the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska's annual Elders and Caregivers Workshop in Juneau. A Yup'ik from Bethel, Davidson spoke to the group of elders and their caregivers about tackling the budget and Medicaid expansion with a...
State | Local | AK legislature
Juneau Empire Online Inside Story: Villages work to get the lead out 7/26/98

...nasty day on the Kuskokwim. Winds are gusting to 35 mph, creating whitecaps on the water as a small boat makes its way from Bethel to Akiachak, loaded down with three men and several cases of shotgun shells. Villages work to get the lead out
Troopers investigating deaths in Shageluk

...Tuesday evening that there were two injured people it the village. Two troopers arranged to ride with a medevac flight from Bethel to the scene. However, village residents later reported both people had died, and troopers said the hospital canceled...
Letter: Being Native should not be the qualifier for appointment

...Parnell has 314 rural Alaskans serving on the numerous state boards and commissions. These include: Stosh Hoffman from Bethel; Orville Huntington from Huslia; Larry Westlake from Kiana; Shirley Marquardt from Unalaska; Charlotte Brower from...
Teen in fatal crash sentenced to year in jail

...Daniel Shorey said during sentencing Thursday that it could not be proved beyond a reasonable doubt.Cope was originally from Bethel. She had driven to pick up her husband, Ryan Cope, from his job at Guido's Pizza. With Ryan Cope behind the wheel...
Walker asks for 200 employees' resignations

...year ago that Alaska would not participate in Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act. Davidson, a Yup'ik from Bethel, said she and Walker do not yet have a plan for rolling out the delayed expansion. She said the state has "lost out...
Local | AK legislature
My Turn: 29th Alaska Legislature has new faces in new positions after election Sen. Anna Fairclough of Eagle River and Sen. Pete Kelly of Fairbanks. Sen. Lyman Hoffman, a veteran Democrat from Bethel, has joined the Senate Majority and will also serve on Senate Finance. Sen. Dennis Egan of Juneau was a member of...
Preliminary report released in plane crash that killed 4

...Aviation Cessna 208B Caravan with 10 people aboard was bound from Bethel to Mountain Village on Nov. 29. The pilot changed course...Lawrence, whose age wasn't available.Hansen was from Bethel and the nine passengers were from Mountain Village...
Exhibit brings old ways to new generations

...I didn't know she did this. I've been living out here for 20 years."Shepherd is from Lime Village, upriver from Bethel."I've seen other things like this before," Shepherd said of the technique. "I've seen my grandpa do it...


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