Sexual Abuse

Bethel Courthouse

Nora Guinn Justice Complex, Bethel, AK

A Bethel court sentenced a man to spend 65 years in jail for sexually abusing several girls, according to the Bethel District Attorney, June Stein. Stein says 23-year-old Michael Brink, of Bethel, was sentenced Tuesday, January 27th by Fairbanks Superior Court Judge Douglas Blankenship, who was filling in at the Bethel court.
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People will gather at TWC Thursday, March 27th at noon for a Choose Respect March.

People will gather at TWC Thursday, March 27th at noon for a Choose Respect March.

Thursday, communities across Alaska are hosting marches and rallies as part of Governor Sean Parnell’s Choose Respect initiative, including in Bethel. Bethel’s event will take place at noon, Thursday at Tundra Women’s Coalition, or TWC, located on 6th Avenue. Susan Taylor with TWC, says she’s hoping for a large group. Read more →