Alaska

141027 Prematernal Home Window

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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A fire burned an alcohol treatment facility in Bethel Monday night. Photo by Dean Swope

A fire burned an alcohol treatment facility under construction in Bethel Monday night. Photo by Dean Swope

Officials are investigating a large fire in Bethel that started just after 8 o’clock Monday night, behind the Bethel post office. The Fire destroyed an alcohol treatment center under construction by the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation.

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The Alaska State Troopers badge. Courtesy of AST

The Alaska State Troopers badge. Courtesy of AST

According to the Alaska State Troopers, the Western Alaska Alcohol and Narcotics Team in Bethel arrested an individual on Friday last week on importation charges.
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Billy Charles, Yukon-Kuskokwim Representative for AFN. Courtesy of AFN

Billy Charles, Yukon-Kuskokwim Representative for AFN. Courtesy of AFN

The Alaska Federation of Natives reelected Billy Charles of Emmonak to represent the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Villages.
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