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On Tuesday, the Bethel City Council voted four to one to oppose renewing the package liquor store license for AC Quick Stop.
Christine Trudeau / KYUK

On Tuesday, the Bethel City Council voted four to one to oppose renewing the package liquor store license for AC Quick Stop.

 


The Bethel City Council is all for extending the road around H-Marker Lake to connect with Tundra Ridge Subdivision, but a study needs to be done first. Two possible routes are under consideration. Council voted unanimously to endorse the road, and also voted to allocate $20,000 to DOWL Engineering to begin the survey.

The Bethel City Council will consider an increase to the maximum rates that Bethel cab companies can charge riders. The increase would affect rides to the airport, Kasayulie Subdivision, and charter trips.
Dean Swope / KYUK

The Bethel City Council will consider an increase to the maximum rates that Bethel cab companies can charge riders. The increase would affect rides to the airport, Kasayulie Subdivision, and charter trips.

At the Bethel City Council meeting tonight, members will discuss raising cab rates, a road project, and funding for new water and sewer trucks.
Christine Trudeau / KYUK

At the Bethel City Council meeting tonight, members will discuss raising cab rates, a road project, and funding for new water and sewer trucks.

 


The first applications are now available for money from the City of Bethel Community Action Grant, which is designed to address the impacts of alcohol and substance abuse, but is open to broader proposals as well.
Christine Trudeau / KYUK

The first applications are now available for the City of Bethel Community Action Grant, which is designed to address the impacts of alcohol and substance abuse, but is open to broader proposals as well. What are they looking for and who is eligible?  KYUK’s municipal reporter Christine Trudeau spoke with Council Member Leif Albertson in the studio to find out.

 

 


The state wants to hear from Bethel residents about a proposed road around H-Marker Lake.

State Democrats are working to replace Rep. Zach Fansler, who resigned following assault allegations last week.
Skip Gray/360 North

On Friday afternoon, the Alaska State Democrats posted an open application for Representative Zach Fansler’s seat. The legislator stepped down last week following assault allegations, and his resignation is effective February 12.


Ben Anderson-Agimuk, age 25, was selected to chair House District 38's local Democratic Party on Tuesday.
Christine Trudeau/KYUK

On Thursday, Ben Anderson-Agimuk resigned from his position as a House District 38 legislative aide in order to dedicate more time to filling former Representative Zach Fansler's seat.


Ben Anderson-Agimuk speaks at the Alaska Federation of Natives Annual Convention in October 2017. On Tuesday, House District 38 Democrats selected Anderson-Agimuk to be their party's chair.
Courtesy of Ben Anderson-Agimuk

On Tuesday night, House District 38 Democrats took their first step toward replacing Representative Zach Fansler, who resigned last week amidst assault allegations.


Rep. Zach Fansler is accused of assaulting a woman when she rejected his sexual advances, though she denies the allegations.
Katie Basile/KYUK

A week after his own coalition demanded his resignation, House District 38 Representative Zach Fansler stepped down on Friday morning. The freshman Democrat from Bethel is accused of assaulting a woman when she rejected his sexual advances, though he denies the allegations.


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