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troopers, alaska state troopersThe Western Alaska Alcohol and Narcotics Team and Village Police officers arrested a man they say was attempting to bring 18 bottles of alcohol into Nunapitchuk. Last Thursday, VPO’s in Nunapitchuk met 23-year-old Mishael Angaiak at the airport after his flight from Bethel touched down.

They found 18 bottles of liquor in his bag. They arrested him for violating probation and planned to file charges for alcohol importation.
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Julien Jacobs talks with early arrivals at a meeting about how to get rid of drug dealers and bootleggers in Bethel at the ONC Multipurpose Building on Friday, September 26th.

Julien Jacobs talks with early arrivals at a meeting about how to get rid of drug dealers and bootleggers in Bethel at the ONC Multipurpose Building on Friday, September 26th.

About two-dozen Bethel residents gathered at the ONC Multipurpose Building, also known as the Old Bowling Alley, Friday evening to discuss how to get rid of illegal drug dealers and bootleggers.

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Krissy & Faith pic

Krissy Medina with baby Faith.

A Bethel woman who had a baby while in a coma, then passed away was laid to rest over the weekend. Jessie Ayagalria was clinically brain dead for most of her pregnancy. Her baby, Faith, was born on July 8thand is now being raised by family in Bethel.

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VFW Club and Bingo Hall. Photo by Ben Matheson/KYUK.

VFW Club and Bingo Hall. Photo by Ben Matheson/KYUK.

The Alaska Alcohol Beverage Control Board says two Bethel establishments have been illegally allowing patrons to bring in and consume their own alcohol, operating as what’s known as “bottle clubs.” But two conflicting statutes in the state alcohol law put certain clubs in a gray area.

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