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The Bethel Winter House will open every night at 9 p.m. from December 1, 2017 through March 31, 2018 at the Bethel Evangelical Covenant Church.
Anna Rose MacArthur / KYUK

Every night since December 1, community members in Bethel have cooked a meal for the Bethel Winter House. Each meal is a donation cooked in the home and brought to the shelter to share with people needing a warm, safe place to spend the night. After two-and-a-half months of hot meals, the Winter House needs help. It’s facing its first gap on the meal calendar on Sunday, and needs people to volunteer to make meals for most of March.

A former employee is suing AVCP for pushing her out of the organization after she became a parent.
Dean Swope/KYUK

A former employee is suing the Association of Village Council Presidents (AVCP) for discrimination. Alexandra Werba claims that the tribal non-profit organization pushed her out of her job shortly after she became a mother and decided to work from home.

The Bethel Police Department is investigating the alleged kidnapping and sexual assault of a minor. The crime was reported by a 14-year-old girl, though Acting Police Chief Burke Waldron would not confirm whether she was also the alleged victim.

Former KYUK General Manager John McDonald has begun the long process of organizing, cataloguing, and packing the KYUK 5,000-piece video collection for shipment to Anchorage where they'll be preserved. He is pictured here in the KYUK television studio on F
Anna Rose MacArthur / KYUK

Inside KYUK, tucked deep in the station, sits the world’s largest collection of videos documenting life in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. No one knows what all 5,000 tapes contain. The cataloguing is inconsistent, and the hours of footage are uncounted. But the station believes that it’s all important and is taking steps to save it.


The State Courthouse in Bethel dodged eviction Wednesday night when the City Council approved a two-year lease.
Christine Trudeau / KYUK

The State Courthouse in Bethel dodged eviction Wednesday night when the City Council approved a two-year lease.

On Tuesday, the Bethel City Council voted four to one to oppose renewing the package liquor store license for AC Quick Stop.
Christine Trudeau / KYUK

On Tuesday, the Bethel City Council voted four to one to oppose renewing the package liquor store license for AC Quick Stop.

 


The Bethel City Council is all for extending the road around H-Marker Lake to connect with Tundra Ridge Subdivision, but a study needs to be done first. Two possible routes are under consideration. Council voted unanimously to endorse the road, and also voted to allocate $20,000 to DOWL Engineering to begin the survey.

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.

 


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