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The Alaska State Troopers badge. Courtesy of AST

The Alaska State Troopers badge. Courtesy of AST

An infant was found dead Sunday morning in the village of Aniak, reportedly after sleeping on the couch with her mother.
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A fire burned an alcohol treatment facility in Bethel Monday night. Photo by Dean Swope

October 27th, 2014 fire in Bethel. Photo by Dean Swope

A report from the State Fire Marshals’ office has ruled the cause of a fire that burned the new alcohol treatment center in Bethel as ‘undetermined’. The building is owned by the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation and was fully insured.
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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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NWS_Logo National Weather ServiceBethel’s warm winter has set a record. At one minute before midnight on the evening of December 21st, the temperature dropped to negative one degree Fahrenheit.
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Bethel Winter House Lion's Club President, Eva Malvich, welcomes guests Friday night.

Bethel Winter House Lion’s Club President, Eva Malvich.

After a bumpy start, Bethel Winter House has opened its doors once again, with new rules. The all-volunteer shelter’s board, organized under a Lion’s Club, met Thursday to sort out problems that closed it last week.
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CORRECTION: In an earlier version of this story KYUK reported that Bethel Winter House was holding a meeting Friday. That meeting is actually tonight (12/11).

Officials from Bethel Winter House plan a meeting tonight to discuss what went wrong earlier this week resulting in the shelter closing and how it can reopen.
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troopers, alaska state troopersAlaska State Troopers are investigating the death of an 18-year-old man found unresponsive in a shipping container full of propane in the western Alaska village of Alakanuk.

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troopers, alaska state troopersA 19-year-old Emmonak man is charged with 1st Degree Assault/Leaving the scene of an injury accident after he struck a woman with his ATV on the Yukon River near Emmonak, according to Alaska State Troopers.

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'Irvina', the dog beaten to death with a flashlight in Bethel Wednesday, September 10th, 2014. Photo Courtesy of Bethel Friends of Canines

‘Irvina’, the dog beaten to death with a flashlight in Bethel Wednesday, September 10th, 2014. Photo Courtesy of Bethel Friends of Canines

James Whitman changed his plea to guilty for a charge of animal cruelty in a Bethel court hearing Thursday. Magistrate Bruce Ward oversaw the case.

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