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The spawned out black and red salmon to the right of a king salmon in much better condition. Photo courtesy of Mike Williams Sr.

The spawned out black and red salmon to the right of a king salmon in much better condition. Photo courtesy of Mike Williams Sr.

KYUK reported this week that an Eek fisherman caught a silver salmon. A few salmon are evidently still swimming further up the Kuskokwim River. An Akiak resident reported catching two salmon.

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A map withe the Bethel - Kwethluk trail highlighted in yellow. Courtesy of BSAR

A map with the Bethel – Kwethluk trail highlighted in yellow. Courtesy of BSAR

With growing concerns about increased traffic on the Kuskokwim, following the colder temperatures in recent days, Bethel Search and Rescue decided to survey the thickness of the ice.
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Bethel Winter House logo. Courtesy of Bethel Winter House

Bethel Winter House logo. Courtesy of Bethel Winter House

The Bethel Winter House, a non-profit homeless shelter, won’t open its doors again until December. But winter’s come early this year, that leaves the community’s homeless population, out in the cold.

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One of the protest signs at Watson's Corner protesting the use of PDF's. Photo by Charles Enoch

One of the protest signs at Watson’s Corner protesting the use of PDF’s for illegal substances. Photo by Charles Enoch

A group of Bethel residents held a protest against bootlegging and drug dealing this past Friday, a day after the first Permanent Fund Dividends were distributed. Organizers say they chose PFD day because it’s a time when illegal drug and alcohol sales go up.

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