Bethel

An overturned airplane 60 miles South of Aniak Sunday. - Photo Courtesy of Corbin Ford

An overturned airplane 60 miles South of Aniak Sunday. – Photo Courtesy of Corbin Ford

On Saturday, a storm flipped a Supercub airplane upside down on the Southwest Alaska tundra. That was after the a pilot had a rough landing at a remote airstrip. Andrew Swick with the National Transportation Safety Board says the crash landing happened about 60 miles south of Aniak.
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LKSD Superintendent speaks to a gym full of LKSD faculty. Photo courtesy of LKSD

LKSD Superintendent Jacob Jensen speaks to a gym full of LKSD faculty. Photo courtesy of LKSD

The Lower Kuskokwim School District is moving ahead with a student health center. The center would be located in a Bethel school to provide students with easier access to care. The location is yet to be determined. The center would be the first of its kind of rural Alaska. The educators from the around the region that KYUK’s Charles Enoch spoke with about the health center during a recent ‘in-service’ training, largely supported the idea.

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Fire Destroys Bethel Church

by Daysha Eaton on September 15, 2014

Firefighters battle a blaze early Monday morning. Photo by Dean Swope / KYUK.

Firefighters battle a blaze early Monday morning. Photo by Dean Swope / KYUK.

Bethel Fire Department officials say they’re investigating an early morning fire at a church in Bethel.

Acting Fire Chief Bill Howell says firefighters were called to the Pentecostal Church on Main Street and Fourth Avenue at approximately 6:17 am.

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Irvina

Irvina, a dog who was beaten to death with a flashlight in Bethel, Wednesday. Photo Courtesy of Bethel Friends of Canines

A 29-year-old Bethel man, James Whitman, was arrested Wednesday evening after he allegedly beat a dog to death with a flashlight.

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