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Pete Kaiser, of Bethel, placed 14th at the 2014 Iditarod finish line in Nome on Thursday, March 19th. - - Photo Courtesy of John Wallace and Kaiser Racing Kennels

Pete Kaiser, of Bethel, in Nome on Thursday, March 19th. -Photo Courtesy of John Wallace and Kaiser Racing Kennel

Bethel musher Pete Kaiser was 14th to cross the  finish line of the 2015 Iditarod in Nome, Thursday, March 19, at 1:44 a.m. Aniak’s Richie Diehl placed 23rd, crossing the finish at 9:26 a.m. Kaiser said it was a windy and frustrating race.
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Bethel fire crews responded to a steam house fire on the evening of Tuesday, march 17th. - Photo by Dean Swope

Bethel fire crews responded to a steam house fire on the evening of Tuesday, March 17th. Photo by Dean Swope / KYUK

The Bethel Fire Department responded to a fire in a steam bath house on Alex Hately on Tuesday evening. Bill Howell is Bethel’s Fire Chief. He says they got the call around 8:00 p.m.
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Marie Meade - Photo Courtesy of Alaska Women's Hall  of Fame

Marie Meade – Photo Courtesy of Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame

Yukon Kuskokwim Delta elder, Marie Meade was inducted into the Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame earlier this month for her achievements in Yup’ik language and culture education.
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The logo of the Bethel Police Department. Courtesy of BPD

The logo of the Bethel Police Department. Courtesy of BPD

The Bethel Police Department reported today that a woman was found dead in a Bethel home on March 7th.
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Bethel Police Department logo. Courtesy of BPD

Bethel Police Department logo. Courtesy of BPD

The City of Bethel has fired a police officer. Officials aren’t explaining why he was fired but records show the Bethel court issued a protective order against Andrew Reid on March 5th.
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Nora Guinn Justice Complex, Bethel, AK

Nora Guinn Justice Complex, Bethel, AK

Prosecutor Chris Carpeneti has resigned from the Bethel District Attorney’s office. His resignation comes on the heels of the Walker Administration’s firing of Bethel District Attorney June Stein. Carpeneti had been tapped to be interim leader at the Bethel DA’s office after Stein’s departure.

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Walker mugAt a press conference Governor Bill Walker said he fired Bethel District Attorney June Stein because she wasn’t a good fit.
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Representative Mike Hawker and House Speaker Mike Chenault at a press conference earlier this month. Photo by Skip Gray/360 North.

Representative Mike Hawker and House Speaker Mike Chenault at a press conference earlier this month. Photo by Skip Gray/360 North.

Two Republicans weighed in on the Governor’s controversial firing of the Bethel District Attorney at a press Conference in Juneau.
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YKHC consists of a regional hospital in Bethel, nine regional facilities and 47 village clinics. The corporation employs around 1,500 people and has an annual payroll of 70 million dollars.

YKHC consists of a regional hospital in Bethel, 9 regional facilities and 47 village clinics. The corporation employs around 1,500 people and has an annual payroll of 70 million dollars.

A bill that would transfer federal land to the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation in Bethel passed out of the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Wednesday.
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Nora Guinn Justice Center, Bethel, AK.

Bethel community members are reacting to the Walker Administration’s firing of district attorney, June Stein. While working in the office Sunday, Stein received a letter, delivered from a Deputy Attorney General informing her of her quote “impending release.”  The state, so far, is not explaining why she’s being fired.

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