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Picture of a truck that fell through shell ice near Standard Oil. Photo by Gert Samuelson

A truck fell through shell ice near Standard Oil. Photo courtesy of Gert Samuelson

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Photos: Akiak Dash 2015

by Rybo on January 18, 2015

Johnnie Evan of Tuntutuliak won this year’s Akiak Dash.  The 65-mile sprint race is always a thriller for race fans who enjoy the mass start at the beginning to the close finishes.

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The start of the 2015 Kuskokwim 300 Sled Dog Race and Bogus Creek 150 was notable this year as race officials asked race fans to keep their vehicles off the river because of concerns the combined weight could pose a danger on the thin river ice.  Soon after the start racers endured rain most of their trip up to the Bogus Creek checkpoint.

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Alaska State Troopers in Aniak recently received a report that a 4 YOA female resident of Chuathbaluk was possibly sexually abused.
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Warriors Stevie Glasheen and Cory LePore hit the floor. Photo by Dean Swope.

Warriors Stevie Glasheen and Cory LePore hit the floor. Photo by Dean Swope.

Both Bethel varsity basketball teams lost in competitive games at the Anchorage the Anchorage Christian School Pepsi/Lime Solar Invitational on Friday.

The Warriors fell in the semi-final to host team, the ACS Lions, 67-59 in a game that was within 1 point for the Warriors with about 4 minutes left. Read more →

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The window art at the new YKHC Prematernal Home in Bethel. Photo by Daysha Eaton

A facility that has lowered infant and mother morbidity rates in the Y-K Delta has a new home. Bethel’s Prematernal Home has moved to a new building along the Chief Eddie Hoffman Highway. The new Home is three times the size of the old one and has improved amenities for the region’s expectant mothers during the final stage of pregnancy.
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The Alaska State Troopers badge. Courtesy of AST

The Alaska State Troopers badge. Courtesy of AST

The Western Alaska Alcohol and Narcotics Team arrested a woman who was reportedly attempting to transport alcohol into the Lower Yukon village of Marshall.
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SIMEON

Gloria Simeon: owner of Yup’ik Way

Yup’ik Way of Bethel donated both of this afternoon’s “Hot” prizes.

The first is a jar of ‘Caiggluk Minguk'; used to soothe and treat dry or irritated skin, cuts, scratches, eczema, and many elders have reported that it helps with arthritis and other aches and pains.

The second prize is a jar of ‘Ikiituq Minguk'; used to relieve the pain and swelling associated with joint sprains & twists, and ikiitug also relieves lower-back and other deep muscle aches. This balm also works great for healing bruises and burns.

Click here to make your pledge now, or call 907.543.0234, to be eligible for this evening’s drawing.