Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation

141027 Prematernal Home Window

The window art at the new YKHC Prematernal Home in Bethel. Photo by Daysha Eaton

A facility that has lowered infant and mother morbidity rates in the Y-K Delta has a new home. Bethel’s Prematernal Home has moved to a new building along the Chief Eddie Hoffman Highway. The new Home is three times the size of the old one and has improved amenities for the region’s expectant mothers during the final stage of pregnancy.
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A fire burned an alcohol treatment facility in Bethel Monday night. Photo by Dean Swope

A fire burned an alcohol treatment facility under construction in Bethel Monday night. Photo by Dean Swope

Officials are investigating a large fire in Bethel that started just after 8 o’clock Monday night, behind the Bethel post office. The Fire destroyed an alcohol treatment center under construction by the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation.

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Bethel PoliceA 20-year-old Bethel woman is dead after reportedly collapsing at a home.
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Everett Semone was arraigned on murder charges via video teleconference in a Bethel courtroom Thursday, October 9th. Photo by Daysha Eaton

Everett Semone was arraigned on murder charges via video teleconference in a Bethel courtroom Thursday, October 9th. Photo by Daysha Eaton

Everett Semone of Shageluk was arraigned on murder charges at the Bethel court this afternoon. He is accused of brutally killing his parents with a axe in the village of Shageluk earlier this week.

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