alcohol

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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