A snowmachiner went through the ice in a slough below Napakiak last night. The young bird hunter was fine, but his snowmachine was stuck in 10 feet of water. Mark Leary from Bethel Search and Rescue says the slough where the rider was parked had water on both sides.
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Philip Simeon Jr. testifies in Bethel Court. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK.

Philip Simeon Jr. testifies in Bethel Court. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK.

A Bethel jury found Philip Simeon not guilty of manslaughter Tuesday night. The 27-year-old Aniak resident faced charges for allegedly driving his snowmachine while intoxicated and fatally striking his brother Dakota Nicholi.
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The Bethel City Council has put city manger Lee Foley on administrative leave as the privative investigation into city contracts, personnel, and nepotism advances.

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Philip Simeon Jr. testifies in Bethel Court. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK.

Philip Simeon Jr. testifies in Bethel Court. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK.

A jury trial is underway in Bethel in the manslaughter case against Phillip Simeon. The 27-year-old Aniak resident is facing charges for allegedly driving his snowmachine while intoxicated and fatally striking his brother.

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