Alaska State Trooper logo. Courtesy AST.

Alaska State Trooper logo. Courtesy AST.

Troopers in Aniak reported on Thursday that while visiting Aniak on August 11th they investigated a Shageluk man for firing a rifle inside a home in Shagaluk. The investigation revealed alcohol was involved, according to an online dispatch. Read more →

Alaska State Trooper logo. Courtesy AST.

Alaska State Trooper logo. Courtesy AST.

Bethel based Alaska State Troopers say a man assaulted two tribal police officers with a knife in Chefornak this past Wednesday. Read more →

Bethel Winter House logo. Courtesy of Bethel Winter House

Bethel Winter House logo. Courtesy of Bethel Winter House

Bethel Winter House was recently awarded a 29-thousand dollar grant from the state.

The money comes through the Community Initiative Matching Grant Program, during a time of unprecedented statewide budget cuts. This is the second year in a row the shelter has received a grant from the state. Read more →

A White-Fronted goose. Photo by ADF&G

A White-Fronted goose. Photo by ADF&G

The Alaska Board of Game adopted an emergency regulation last week, allowing hunters in Unit 18 to possess and harvest more white-fronted geese.

Hunters in the YK Delta coastal area can now harvest 10 white-fronts or “yellow-leggers” daily, and have up to 30 in possession. The recent regulations are up from a daily bag limit of 8 birds, and 24 in possession.
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A Bethel man faces a misdemeanor charge for wasting fish. Photo by Ben Matheson/KYUK.

A Bethel man faces a misdemeanor charge for wasting fish. Photo by Ben Matheson/KYUK.

A Bethel man is facing a misdemeanor charge for alleged waste of salmon.

According to court documents, authorities say 60-year-old Roger Thon threw 25 salmon into a Bethel dumpster on August 19th. Read more →

Courtesy Alaska State Troopers.

Courtesy Alaska State Troopers.

A grand jury has indicted a Napakiak man on eight felony counts of sexual abuse of a minor and sexual assault. 32-year-old Chuck Ayagalria was arrested August 23rd following the issue of a warrant. Read more →

McCarr faces a felony sexual assault charge.

McCarr faces a felony sexual assault charge.

A Bethel man is charged with the sexual assault of an incapacitated person. According to a police affidavit, a witness on August 22nd saw two people who appeared to be fighting in the park near the Lion’s Club.
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Vandals broke into the Bethel Community Garden Thursday evening. Photo by Dean Swope/KYUK.

Vandals broke into the Bethel Community Garden Thursday evening. Photo by Dean Swope/KYUK.

Four kids broke into the Bethel community Garden Thursday evening. They stole tools and wrecked vegetables that were reaching their peak after the growing season. Leif Albertson, the coordinator for the community garden, inspected the damage this morning.

“Somebody’s definitely been in here. Some plants are ripped out, zucchini are destroyed and spread around, carrots are lying in the aisle that have been destroyed, and there are some plants that have knocked over,” said Albertson.

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Senator Dan Sullivan visited  Bethel this week and met with several groups. Photo by Dean Swope / KYUK.

Senator Dan Sullivan visited Bethel this week and met with several groups. Photo by Dean Swope / KYUK.

Senator Dan Sullivan made his first trip to Bethel this week since being sworn into office in January. As the freshman senator sharpens his Washington game, he spoke about his first eight months in office and his vision for rural Alaska policy.

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The M-E Preschool is open after a week of extensive cleaning. Photo by Dean Swope / KYUK.

The M.E. Preschool is open after a week of extensive cleaning. Photo by Dean Swope / KYUK.

The Bethel M.E. preschool is 95-percent back to normal after a week of cleaning up after vandals.

Lower Kuskokwim School District Superintendent Dan Walker says students were back on Monday. Read more →