Photo of the main pool with the yellow slide in the background. Photo by Dean/KYUK

Photo of the main pool with the yellow slide in the background. Photo by Dean/KYUK

The Fitness center, which includes a swimming pool, is set to open in Bethel in November. The project has been in the works for decades and anticipation is building in the community, where no other such facility exists.

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Picture of a ticket stand at the local AC Value Center in Bethel. Photo by Daysha/KYUK

Picture of a ticket stand at the local AC Value Center in Bethel. Photo by Daysha/KYUK

The Association of Village Council Presidents is selling tickets for their annual convention raffle. Irma Goodwine, with AVCP, says this years raffle is a special one.

“This year the raffle committee decided because it’s the 50th anniversary for AVCP, that it’s something special. The winnings total 50 thousand dollars to mark the 50th anniversary,” said Goodwine.
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Julien Jacobs talks with early arrivals at a meeting about how to get rid of drug dealers and bootleggers in Bethel at the ONC Multipurpose Building on Friday, September 26th.

Julien Jacobs talks with early arrivals at a meeting about how to get rid of drug dealers and bootleggers in Bethel at the ONC Multipurpose Building on Friday, September 26th.

About two-dozen Bethel residents gathered at the ONC Multipurpose Building, also known as the Old Bowling Alley, Friday evening to discuss how to get rid of illegal drug dealers and bootleggers.

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Juan Sosa. Photo by Dean Swope/KYUK.

Juan Sosa. 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 Juan Sosa’s bid for council.

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