Bethel

city of bethelThe Bethel City Council may be closing in on updated water and sewer rates. The long-discussed ordinances is up again at Tuesday’s regular meeting.
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Bethel PoliceThe city of Bethel has hired an Anchorage law firm to represent them in recent cases involving the Bethel Police Department. Read more →

Agnes Gregory, the sister of Wassillie Gregory, the victim of alleged police brutality spoke before the Bethel City Council August 12th. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK.

Agnes Gregory, the sister of Wassillie Gregory, the victim of alleged police brutality spoke before the Bethel City Council August 12th. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK.

Bethel citizens called for action from the City Council regarding allegations of police brutality at their regular meeting Tuesday evening. The city says they are investigating and officials are keeping the details under wrap as they are evidently facing litigation.

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Ross Boring of the Bethel Sportsman Club addresses the Council about the shooting range. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK.

Ross Boring of the Bethel Sportsman Club addresses the Council about the shooting range. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK.

The city is going forward with a new water and sewer line to serve organizations located on the Chief Eddie Hoffman Highway with the so-called Institutional Corridor. Using 7 million dollars from the state, the city can begin work on a new line running from the City Subdivision water plant, to buildings like the hospital, youth facility, and the new Swansons store. The full line, extending longer on the highway, would cost nearly 12 million dollars. The city hopes to get a state grant for the next portion.
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