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Nora Guinn Justice Complex, Bethel, AK. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK.

Nora Guinn Justice Complex, Bethel, AK. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK.

An Aniak man was convicted Friday of multiple counts of sexual abuse of a minor. A Bethel jury found 31-year-old Golga Kelila III guilty of first degree sexual abuse of a minor as well as a second degree count and first degree harassment. The abuse happened in July of 2013.
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Pete Kaiser, of Bethel, placed 14th at the 2014 Iditarod finish line in Nome on Thursday, March 19th. - - Photo Courtesy of John Wallace and Kaiser Racing Kennels

Pete Kaiser, of Bethel, in Nome on Thursday, March 19th. -Photo Courtesy of John Wallace and Kaiser Racing Kennel

Bethel musher Pete Kaiser was 14th to cross the  finish line of the 2015 Iditarod in Nome, Thursday, March 19, at 1:44 a.m. Aniak’s Richie Diehl placed 23rd, crossing the finish at 9:26 a.m. Kaiser said it was a windy and frustrating race.
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Aniak - Photo by Karl Edwards

Aniak – Photo by Karl Edwards

An Aniak elder was reportedly taken advantage of by a woman who was assisting her with her taxes. The 66-year-old woman reported her suspicions of theft to Alaska State Troopers at the end of December 2014.
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Aniak airport - Photo by Karl Edwards

Aniak airport – Photo by Karl Edwards

An Aniak teen was medivaced to Anchorage earlier this week after a snow machine he was driving hit a sports utility vehicle at an intersection, according to Alaska State Troopers.

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K300 Logo. Courtesy of K300

K300 Logo. Courtesy of K300

KYUK is profiling local mushers leading up to this year’s Kuskokwim 300, begining with Richie Diehl and Mike Williams Junior.

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Aniak’s Richie Diehl plans to complete his fifth running of the Kuskokwim 300 after a winter of training of ice and bare tundra around Aniak.
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The 2015 K300 starts January 16th.

The 2015 K300 starts January 16th.

KYUK is profiling local mushers leading up to this year’s Kuskokwim 300. Today, reporter Ben Matheson brings a quick preview of Nathan Underwood and Mike Williams Senior.

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Bethel musher Pete Kaiser. Photo by KYUK

KYUK is profiling local mushers leading up to this year’s Kuskokwim 300. Bethel’s Pete Kaiser has been prepping for the Kuskokwim 300 in Nenana for the last two months, where he said he was able to have uninterrupted training.

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An Ice Yacht on the Hudson River. Photo Courtesy of Isaac Kestenbaum

An Ice Yacht on the Hudson River. Photo Courtesy of Isaac Kestenbaum

Multimedia producers are in Alaska gathering audio for a project called ‘Winters Past’. Their first stop was in Bethel where they’re talking with elders about how they’ve seen the climate change in their lifetime.

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troopers, alaska state troopersAlaska State Troopers have arrested 36-year-old Christina Hill of Aniak on an outstanding warrant for Theft 2, Conspiracy, and Fraudulent Use of an Access Control Device.

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Alaska State Troopers say two Holy Cross men attempted to transport nearly two pounds of marijuana from Anchorage to Holy Cross, via Aniak. An anonymous tip earlier this month launched an investigation that revealed the two people had flown 30 ounces of marijuana and some alcohol to Aniak on a scheduled flight.
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