June 2013

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Photo of Peter Tony, courtesy of Kimberly Bruesch

Photo of Peter Tony, courtesy of Kimberley Bruesch

More victims have been identified in the case of Peter Tony, a former foster parent and daycare provider in Bethel.The 69-year-old was arrested this month for multiple charges of sexually abusing a 4-year-old. The child was coming to his home on weekdays for daycare that his late wife, Marilyn provided. The abuse lasted about a year, starting in 2011.
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Sophie Evan of KYUK sat down with two members of Calista’s staff to discuss news and upcoming Calista events. Issues were discussed in both English and Yup’ik, while callers and shareholders also expressed their opinions and posed questions in both languages.

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Talk Line may center around controversial issues at times, but this week’s Talk Line was filled with camaraderie and sheer excitement for the upcoming Independence Day holiday. Everyone has a lot to look forward to with many upcoming events in Bethel including the Independence Day parade, free kids movies at the Cultural Center, and the only Saturday Market in the month of July is also shared. With summer in full swing callers also had many comments regarding fish. There have been some new restrictions set on the Kuskokwim and it’s rumored that the State Troopers are starting to crack down on individuals trying to ship out large quantities of fish. Listen to the full show below.

Tune into Talk Line live every Friday at 10:00 a.m. or catch the Talk Line Replay every Friday evening at 7:00 p.m. on 640AM KYUK.

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