Vandals broke into the Bethel Community Garden Thursday evening. Photo by Dean Swope/KYUK.
Four kids broke into the Bethel community Garden Thursday evening. They stole tools and wrecked vegetables that were reaching their peak after the growing season. Leif Albertson, the coordinator for the community garden, inspected the damage this morning.
“Somebody’s definitely been in here. Some plants are ripped out, zucchini are destroyed and spread around, carrots are lying in the aisle that have been destroyed, and there are some plants that have knocked over,” said Albertson.
Senator Dan Sullivan visited Bethel this week and met with several groups. Photo by Dean Swope / KYUK.
Senator Dan Sullivan made his first trip to Bethel this week since being sworn into office in January. As the freshman senator sharpens his Washington game, he spoke about his first eight months in office and his vision for rural Alaska policy.
The Bethel City Council is preparing for a September ABC Board meeting
The Bethel City Council will send a two-person team to the September Alcoholic Beverage Control Board meeting in Kotzebue for the next round of liquor license deliberations. In their regular Tuesday meeting they voted to send city attorney Patty Burly and councilman Zach Fansler. Read more →
The Bethel City Council will hear from Dimitri’s restaurant in their Tuesday meeting. Their application for a restaurant alcohol license was protested by the council last month. Alaska law allows applicants to formally defend their applications before the council. Read more →