January 2013

Bethel Search and Rescue reports two teenage boys are missing. BSAR said the brothers, 18-year-old Phillip Charlie and 16-year-old Sam Charlie, left Bethel Monday to go ptarmagin hunting along the Atmautluak trail.
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Bethel Police say a man walked into the Bethel Longhouse Hotel Saturday night with a shotgun, placing employees in fear. Read more →

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CVRF propels people

by Sophie Evan on January 29, 2013

The Coastal Villages Region Fund, or C-V-R-F, has unveiled a new program worth a few million dollars. The People Propel Program is providing 40 boats, 100 outboards, and 200 fishing nets at bargain prices to their 20 member villages

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YKHC launches “RAVEN”

by Mark Arehart on January 28, 2013

The RAVEN health record system replaces the old pen and paper system with an electronic one.

For almost a year the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation has been working on an electronic health record system. The new system will replace paper files with a computer system that shares patients’ information throughout the corporation.

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The Board of Fisheries adopted a new management plan for the Kuksokwim River which includes stronger language supporting the King salmon subsistence fishery.The new language is more conservative regarding commercial harvests of Kings and directs managers to consider harvest trends in the subsistence fishery first. It also establishes a drainage wide escapement goal for King salmon, something that never existed before.

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At its last regular meeting, the Bethel City council talked over the proposed “Complete Streets” ordinance introduced by the Public Safety and Transportation Commission.

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