Bethel

The logo of the Bethel Police Department. Courtesy of BPD

The logo of the Bethel Police Department. Courtesy of BPD

According to a press release, last night just after 7pm, Bethel police and medics responded to a call about a man that fell through the ice and did not surface across from 178 East Avenue at the mouth of Brown’s Slough in downtown Bethel. They found only one set of tracks leading to a hole in the ice.
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The aftermath of the fire. Photo by Dean Swope

The aftermath of the fire. Photo by Dean Swope

The Bethel Police department and over a dozen firefighters responded to the construction site of the new alcohol treatment center in Bethel, just behind the post office Monday evening. The Bethel Fire Department and volunteers worked well into the next morning to control the fire that cast an orange glow throughout much of Bethel.
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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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