Bethel Community Services Foundation

Raised_Tripod_004_photo by Dean Swope

Crews raised the 2015 Kuskokwim Ice Classic tripod into place. – Photo by Dean Swope/KYUK

The Kuskokwim Ice Classic tripod went up on the river just below Bethel, Wednesday, March 25. Bethel Community Services Foundation sells tickets where people can guess the time the tripod will fall. The closest guess to the exact time of breakup wins a cash jackpot. This year the prize money is larger than usual.
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141223 Lifesavers LogoThe YK Delta Lifesavers have received a boost, just in time for the holidays. Calista Corporation donated $5,000 dollars to the organization’s endowment fund on December 11th and on the 15th, Bethel’s VFW Post gave a larger sum.
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Clarence Morgan and James Mute setting up the 2014 Kuskokwim Ice Classic Tripod.

Clarence Morgan and James Mute setting up the 2014 Kuskokwim Ice Classic Tripod.

The 2014 Kuskokwim Ice Classic winners are Harry Pavilla and Alvin Jimmie.

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The 2014 Kuskokwim Ice Classic Tripod being set up.

The 2014 Kuskokwim Ice Classic Tripod being set up on April 2nd.

Kevin Morgan with Bethel Community Services Foundation, which organizes the Kuskokwim Ice Classic, says the tripod on the ice in front of Bethel moved Friday.
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