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Calista Corporation logo. Courtesy of Calista

Calista Corporation logo. Courtesy of Calista

Representatives from the Calista Corporation met at the Cultural Center in Bethel earlier this month with shareholders and descendants, to discuss the details of an upcoming vote on whether to issue shares to “afterborns,” those born after December 1971 when newly formed Alaska Native Corporations enrolled their shareholders.

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Bethel PoliceDue to weather conditions, including freezing rain, the Bethel Police Department urges all drivers on Bethel roads to exercises extreme caution while driving.
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A rare November Breakup on the Kuskokwim River near Napaimute. Photo Courtesy of Mark Leary

A rare November Breakup on the Kuskokwim River near Napaimute. Photo Courtesy of Mark Leary

The Kuskokwim River in Southwest Alaska is experiencing a rare November breakup. Temperatures were cold in early November but over the past several days, temperatures have reached into the 40s and even the 50s in some places along the river.

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The 'Shanks Arc' has been stuck in the middle of Steamboat Slough for more than a year.

The ‘Shanks Arc’ has been stuck in the middle of Steamboat Slough for more than a year.

Bethel’s tribe, ONC, has released a statement saying they’re making cleaning up Steamboat Slough and removing sunken barges a priority.
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