Sharon Sigmon. Photo by Dean Swope / KYUK.

Sharon Sigmon. Photo by Dean Swope / KYUK.

Seven Bethel citizens are running for three available city council seats in October’s municipal election. KYUK is profiling the candidates leading up to the vote. Our series continues with a report on Sharon Sigmon’s reelection bid for council.

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Voters at the Lower Kuskokwim School District choosing primary election ballots on Tuesday, August 19th, 2014.

Voters at the Lower Kuskokwim School District choosing primary election ballots on Tuesday, August 19th, 2014.

A federal judge has ordered the state of Alaska to take additional steps to provide voting materials to Alaska Native voters with limited English.

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LaTesia Guinn and Barb Angaiak speak in Bethel. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK.

LaTesia Guinn and Barb Angaiak speak in Bethel. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK.

This year’s US Senate race in Alaska is shattering records for spending, with millions in outside dollars directed mostly towards TV ads. With less than two months before the general election, KYUK’s Ben Matheson reports that both campaigns are also aggressively seeking an edge on the ground in rural Alaska.

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Luke, the dog who was allegedly stabbed to death in Bethel on Thursday, September 8th. Photo Courtesy of Jessica Villon

Luke, the dog who was allegedly stabbed to death in Bethel on Thursday, September 18th. Photo Courtesy of Jessica Villon

This past Thursday, a Bethel police officer responded to a report that a dog had been stabbed to death on Mission Lake Road around 7:30pm.

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