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The Bethel City Council will consider an increase to the maximum rates that Bethel cab companies can charge riders. The increase would affect rides to the airport, Kasayulie Subdivision, and charter trips.
Dean Swope / KYUK

The Bethel City Council will consider an increase to the maximum rates that Bethel cab companies can charge riders. The increase would affect rides to the airport, Kasayulie Subdivision, and charter trips.

Bethel musher Matt Scott wins the Holiday Classic Sled Dog Race on February 10, 2018.
Greg Lincoln / Delta Discovery

Bethel musher Matt Scott took home his first win during the Holiday Classic Sled Dog Race this weekend. The 45-mile trail ran overland from Bethel to Nunapitchuk and back.


At the Bethel City Council meeting tonight, members will discuss raising cab rates, a road project, and funding for new water and sewer trucks.
Christine Trudeau / KYUK

At the Bethel City Council meeting tonight, members will discuss raising cab rates, a road project, and funding for new water and sewer trucks.

 


The first applications are now available for money from the City of Bethel Community Action Grant, which is designed to address the impacts of alcohol and substance abuse, but is open to broader proposals as well.
Christine Trudeau / KYUK

The first applications are now available for the City of Bethel Community Action Grant, which is designed to address the impacts of alcohol and substance abuse, but is open to broader proposals as well. What are they looking for and who is eligible?  KYUK’s municipal reporter Christine Trudeau spoke with Council Member Leif Albertson in the studio to find out.

 

 


A man reported missing in Bethel today has just been found, and may not have been lost at all.

Last Saturday, the Bethel Police Department arrested a woman for running over an acquaintance with a snowmachine.

Carey Gusty Atchak

It’s clickbait, for sure. A recent Facebook video shows two men helping a baby moose cross a frozen river; it was filmed last weekend on the Middle Kuskokwim. The sight is touching, but the incident presents another example of how the warm winter is changing the river.


The state wants to hear from Bethel residents about a proposed road around H-Marker Lake.

Bethel resident Joni Beckham poses outside "The Price Is Right" studio on November 13, 2017 after winning $63,000 worth of prizes as a Double Showcase Winner. The game show episode aired on January 29, 2018.
Courtesy of Joni Beckham

The Bethel resident who won big on "The Price Is Right" will not be paying hefty shipping costs after all. In an email to KYUK, the television game show says that it will cover all of the delivery fees.

State Democrats are working to replace Rep. Zach Fansler, who resigned following assault allegations last week.
Skip Gray/360 North

On Friday afternoon, the Alaska State Democrats posted an open application for Representative Zach Fansler’s seat. The legislator stepped down last week following assault allegations, and his resignation is effective February 12.


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