Today’s “Talk Line” seemed, at times, to have a singular focus on the recent approval of alcohol sales in Bethel handed down by the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board. Read more →
Authorities are advising that people do not travel on the river and instead wait until the river freezes.
Max Olick works with Kwethluk Search and Rescue and he says that although some spots on the river may look frozen, they aren’t just yet.
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November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and for the people in the YK Delta, the amount of diagnosis for those high at risk for developing diabetes has increased drastically in the last five years–nearly 80 percent.
Bethel has received its second liquor license Thursday in a unanimous vote by the Alaska Alcoholic Beverage Control Board.
The license goes to the Bethel Native Corporation’s subsidiary Bethel Spirits LLC to open a package liquor store in the Kipusvik building under the stipulation that BNC moves the main entrance of the store to comply with Bethel municipal code. Read more →
Alcohol sales are coming to Bethel— legally— for the first time in 40 years.
A little after noon Thursday, the Alcohol Beverage Control Board granted a package store liquor license to AC Quickstop. The vote passed 4-1. Read more →
Bethel could soon know what survived the Kilbuck fire.
A hazardous materials investigator was on site gathering air and dust samples this week. The destroyed campus contains asbestos and possibly PCBs and lead. Read more →
Unuamek Abraham George “Ipli” qalartellruuq agayutem nasvitellragu qilagmek kenermek-llu. Wani niicugniyugngaan:
On Thursday, Nov. 19, the Alaska Alcoholic Beverage Control Board will review two Bethel liquor license applications—one for AC Quickstop and another for Bethel Native Corporation. Bethel has not had a liquor store for over 40 years.
The meeting will take place in Anchorage, and Bethel residents can call-in to listen and provide public comment. Read more →
When the Nikaitchuat Ilisagviat Inupiaq immersion school opened in Kotzebue, its founders turned to Bethel’s Ayaprun Elitnaurvik Yup’ik immersion school for guidance. With Ayaprun’s building destroyed earlier this month in a fire, its Inupiaq sister school is stepping in to offer support.