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State of Alaska District Court in Bethel April 4 – 11

Aaron Jason Wise, 37 Violate Conditions of Release 5 Days. Tanya D. Kasayulie, 26 Violate Conditions of Release, 4th Degree Assault 5 Days, 3 Yrs. Prob., 12 Mos. Thomas Otto Angaiak, 33 Reckless Endangerment 1 Yr. Prob.


Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending April 11

• On 4-5-19 at 9:11 p.m. firefighters responded to the Joe Lomack beach at the request of BPD Officers. Firefighters socked a pile of wood to prevent burning cleared scene and returned to quarters.


Ghost hunter’s board hopes are busted by Alaska Legislature

JUNEAU — The Alaska Legislature on Wednesday night voted against the appointment of a Wasilla man to the state’s violent crimes compensation board after lawmakers said they were concerned about his ghost-hunting hobby and his criminal history.


Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame selects a new class Bethel’s Hoffman and Pete to be inducted

The Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame has selected 10 women to be honored at the 2019 induction ceremony on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 including Beverly Hoffman and Mary Pete (posthumously) of Bethel.


Alaska kid's lego love took his family on a Make A Wish trip to Legoland

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) The Adolfae family consists of mom Kellie, dad Patrick, big sister Hazel and little brother Cahill, who has a personality all his own and isn't camera shy. Looking at him, you wouldn't know it, but he suffers from Pompe Disease. It's a genetic disorder where he lacks an enzyme that


Classic rockers Kansas and several others announce Alaska State Fair shows

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - The Alaska State Fair will have another showcase of musical talent this summer, after it announced four more performers playing the main stage. Classic rockers Kansas will play August 25, Dropkick Murphys will play August 30, Cole Swindell will play August 31 and Elle King is sche


Bethel grapplers shine at Arctic Warriors meet

Hannah Howell, Briana Henry, Isabel Lieb, Maya Iverson, Ethan Wheeler, Hayden Lieb, and Hans Holkesvik all wrestled their way to first-place finishes this past weekend and helped spur the Bethel Wrestling Club to a stellar showing at the 2019 Arctic Warriors Ultimate Challenge Wrestling Tournament i


Employee union thinks it runs Alaska Psychiatric Institute

It’s been almost 20 years since I last saw anything like Jake Metcalfe’s screed on behalf of the Alaska State Employees Association, AFSCME Local 52, regarding their “legal” actions over the State’s contracting out the management of the Alaska Psychiatric Institute.


Passengers uninjured in plane crash

Alaska State Troopers were notified of an aircraft crash approximately 30 miles Northeast of Bethel on 4/11/2019 at about 1700 hours. The aircraft a Yute Air PA-32, was being operated commercially on a charter flight from Aniak to Bethel. The pilot and 3 adult male passengers were not injured. An Al


These quick, tasty Alaska beet-pickled eggs bring brilliant color to any appetizer tray

I said goodbye to my little flock of chickens this week. It was a good urban chicken run, but I decided it might be time for the children to get a dog, and the combo seems dicey. In honor of my girls, I’m sharing a favorite recipe that celebrates both Alaska’s sweet beets and the wide variety of egg


This Week in True-Crime Podcasts: Murder in Alaska

The true-crime podcast universe is ever-expanding. We’re here to make it a bit smaller and a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows, and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the noteworthy and the exceptional. Each week, our crack team of podcast enthusiasts and spe


Alaska senators set on King Cove road despite federal ruling

WASHINGTON (Gray DC) -- Alaska's senators say they won't give up the fight for King Cove. After a federal judge blocked the Trump Administration's plan to create a roadway to the isolated community in March, the Alaska delegation on Capitol Hill says it is simply a legal speed bump. Neither side of


Ravn needs more pilots and they want them from Alaska

Many college students struggle with the balance of going to class and having to work to pay for their education. Rather than waiting until after graduation to start making money, students in the UAA Aviation Degree & Airline Pilot Employment program can now start working while finishing their educat


I am an Ice Hockey Star | INDIE ALASKA

You can’t talk about Alaska without mentioning hockey. Guadalupe Martinez has been playing indoor, outdoor and pond hockey for years now, thanks to the help from the Scotty Gomez Foundation.


A railroad connecting Alaska and Canada may be on track for development sooner than later

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) — This week, the Alaska State Senate unanimously passed a resolution urging the U.S. Secretary of State to approve permits for the development of a railway that would connect Alaska and Canada.


Crow, Stuart leads Bethel to Nunapitchuk NYO title

Jamin Crow and JoBeth Stuart did exactly what they needed to do this past week in order to help the Bethel Regional High School Warriors claim the top spot at the Nunapitchuk NYO Meet: They garnered medals.


City of Bethel Proclamation March 13th established as Pete Kaiser Day

The Bethel City Council voted to establish March 13th as Pete Kaiser Day. A proclamation was issued during their April 9th, 2019 regular council meeting. The Kaiser family were present at the meeting at council chambers during the presentation of the proclamation. Here is the decree, sponsored by Ma


American Ninja Warriors Nate DeHaan And Nick Hanson Talk Friendship And Representing Rural Alaska

The television show “American Ninja Warrior” enters its 11th season next month, and again will feature the Eskimo Ninja, Nick Hanson from Unalakleet. Nick visited Bethel last week to hang out with his buddy, fellow American Ninja Warrior, Nate DeHaan. These two comprise two thirds of all the Ninja W