Authorities have arrested Aaron Fedolfi, the former Bethel Police Officer who was on the run.
Officials arrested Fedolfi Tuesday evening in Anchorage. He was arraigned at the city’s courthouse Wednesday afternoon.
A new aircraft mechanic school is coming to Bethel. The program’s main goal is to cater to the region’s needs and create jobs that help make that possible.
Everything for the program— from the fleet of bush planes to the exams— are ready. All that’s needed is a full classroom.
Authorities are still searching for former Bethel Police Officer Aaron Fedolfi, who is on the run after being charged with third degree attempted sexual assault and third degree official misconduct.
The Fugitive Task Force has joined the search as well. Read more →
Ayaprun Elitnaurvik students are returning to school today after four days without classes following the Kilbuck fire.
Long lines of headlights stretched outside the Lower Kuskokwim School District office Monday, as school buses and parents lined up to drop off their kindergarten through third graders.
KYUK’s Anna Rose MacArthur interviewed Joshua Gill, director of personnel for LKSD, in the parking lot as he and other LKSD staff directed traffic.
Listen to hear their conversation about Ayaprun’s first day back in class. This interview has been edited for length and clarity.
The Bethel Warriors placed 2nd at the Anchorage Christian Schools Wrestling Invitational over the weekend in Anchorage.
Many top-ranked high school teams in the state competed in the tournament, including the Homer team that claimed first place in this year’s event, and the defending team from last year, the Kotzebue Huskies, who took 3rd in this year’s tournament.
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Monday morning during a snowstorm, residents of the coastal village of Kwigillingok in Southwest Alaska were shaken by the sound of thunder, two claps to be exact. This is the first time anyone in the village says they’ve heard thunder this late in the fall season.
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Gov. Bill Walker visited Bethel Friday to meet with city and school officials as well as teachers and students displaced by Tuesday’s fire that incinerated the Kilbuck campus, housing two schools and residential dorms.
Mayor Rick Robb presented the governor with the city’s disaster proclamation, asking the governor to declare an emergency and allocate recovery resources. The Bethel City Council will vote to approve the declaration at next week’s meeting. Read more →
The community of Bethel is recovering from last Tuesday’s fire at the Kilbuck campus that destroyed Ayaprun Elitnaurvik, the Yup’ik immersion school, and severely damaged the Kuskokwim Learning Academy school and dorms.
KLA students resumed classes at Yuut Elitnaurviat and the UAF Kuskokwim Campus on Thursday. Residential students are being housed at the Yuut Yukon Dormitory.
Ayaprun start classes Monday at the LKSD district office and Gladys Jung Elementary.
On this edition of Delta Affairs Weekly, host Anna Rose MacArthur talks with LKSD Superintendent Dan Walker and Assistant Superintendent Carlton Kuhns about recovery efforts and the plan moving forward. Read more →
Ayaprun Elitnaurvik is preparing to resume classes on Monday following the Kilbuck fire that destroyed their school earlier this week.
Thursday night parents of Ayaprun students gathered to hear updates from Lower Kuskokwim School District leaders on the events following the fire and to provide input on the plan moving forward. Read more →
Gladys Jung Elementary is preparing for dozens of new students to enter their halls next week when Ayaprun Elitnaurvik students and teachers move in for the rest of the semester after losing their school in the Kilbuck campus fire.
Ayaprun resumes classes on Monday after four days of cancelled instruction. Of the school’s 175 students, the 60 students in grades fourth through sixth will attend classes at Gladys Young. The rest of the students in kindergarten through third grade will hold classes at the Lower Kuskokwim School District office. Read more →