Charles Enoch

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Bethel Winter House logo. Courtesey of BWH

Bethel Winter House logo. Courtesy of BWH

The Bethel Winter House has, up until now, been run solely by volunteers, but that will soon change. Friday, November 14, officials announced they received approval from ConocoPhillips, to use their $5,000 donation to hire a coordinator to organize the volunteers the shelter needs to operate. They were seeking 60 volunteers earlier this month.
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12.12.13 ONCOfficials with Bethel’s tribe, ONC, reported a break-in at their Multipurpose Building near Pinky’s Park.
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The Newly Erected GCI Cellular Tower on Ptarmigan Street. --Courtesy of GCI

The Newly Erected GCI Cellular Tower on Ptarmigan Street. –Courtesy of GCI

3G data service is coming to lower Kuskokwim villages, but it will be several months delayed.  GCI is expecting to launch 3G in Tuluksak, Kwethluk, Akiak, Akiachak, Kasigluk, Nunapitchuk, Atmauthluk, Napakiak, Napaskiak, and Oscarville by springtime in the coming year. They were originally planning to finish installing by this month. Read more →