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Seventy-one days from today, you’ll get the chance to vote on six City Council seats and a 3 percent increase in alcohol sales tax.
Katie Basile / KYUK

Seventy-one days from today, you’ll get the chance to vote on six City Council seats and a 3 percent increase in alcohol sales tax. KYUK got the details from Bethel City Clerk, Lori Strickler.

 

 


Sleetmute Man Arrested For Allegedly Strangling Woman

1 hour ago

On Friday, State Troopers arrested a man in Sleetmute for allegedly strangling a woman in town.

Bethel firefighters put out a fire on Sixth Avenue that destroyed the Prince's family's summer subsistence harvest of fish and berries.
Dean Swope / KYUK

After a summer of what some are referring to as the most restrictive fishing the Kuskokwim has ever seen, many freezers are finally full for the winter. That was the case for the Prince family in Bethel until they woke up to find it all lost in a fire. KYUK talked with the family at their home just hours after the firefighters left.


SBA Administrator Linda McMahon tours Kwethluk school with Ana Hoffman (R) and SBA Alaska District Office Director Nancy Porzio (L).
Teresa Cotsirilos/KYUK

A member of Trump’s Presidential Cabinet visited the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta last week.

Bethel City Clerk Lori Strickler.
Katie Basile / KYUK

Welcome to City Corner, a weekly show on KYUK focusing on Bethel’s City Hall. I’m Christine Trudeau. The guest this week is Bethel City Clerk Lori Strickler.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Another Lower Yukon Commercial Salmon Opening

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Teresa Cotsirilos / KYUK

There’s a commercial fish opening on the Lower Yukon River Monday afternoon.

The six-hour opening begins at 3 p.m. and closes at 9 p.m. on Monday, July 24 in District One of the Yukon River. The opening includes the set-net only area. Gillnets with 6 inch or smaller mesh are authorized for the commercial opening.

Kings caught in the commercial opening cannot be sold. They must be either released live into the river or kept for subsistence use. Those kings kept for subsistence use must be recorded on the fish tickets.

On City Corner this week: an open seat on Bethel City Council to fill, a new look for to the city website, and the October 3 elections.
Christine Trudeau / KYUK

On City Corner this week: an open seat on Bethel City Council to fill, a new look for to the city website, and the October 3 elections. KYUK’s municipal reporter Christine Trudeau spoke with Lori Strickler, Bethel’s very busy City Clerk.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Bethel Ninja Jumps To Next Round Of Primetime Competition

Jul 21, 2017
Katie Basile / KYUK

Bethel resident Nate DeHaan took the next logical step in becoming a ninja this week. On Monday, the local pilot and dog musher made it through a qualifying round of American Ninja Warrior, a popular fitness competition on NBC.


New Program Plans To Fight Teen Homelessness In Bethel

Jul 21, 2017

A new program in Bethel is planning to fight homelessness among teenagers and young adults in the community.

Summer chum salmon drying on a fish rack.
Matthew Smith / KNOM

After their first commercial fishing opening of the fall season was canceled, fishermen in the Yukon River’s District Two will have a chance to sell their fish.


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