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Youth mortality

A young girl died last week in Bethel, said a report from the Bethel Police Department. On 9/14/2014 at approximately 4:31am, Bethel Police Department received of a report of a suicide attempt by a female in the area of 5600 block of Kasayuli...

Death investigation

A Tununak man was found deceased last Wednesday, said the Alaska State Troopers. On 10/2/2014 at 1:27am, the Alaska State Troopers in Bethel received a report of a death in the community of Tununak. The deceased person was located near the old...

Man dies in boating accident

A Kasigluk man was found deceased in a boating accident on the Johnson River, said a report from the Alaska State Troopers. On the evening of 9/30/2014 the Alaska State Troopers in Bethel received a report that 20 year old Kasigluk resident Walter...

Man deceased in boating mishap

A man from Atmautluak was found deceased on the Johnson River, said the Alaska State Troopers. On 9/30/14, at approximately 6:53pm, the Nunapitchuk VPSO reported to Bethel Troopers of a possible death on the Johnson River. The report was made to...

Man found deceased in Kuskokwim River

Alaska State Troopers report that an Oscarville man was found deceased in the Kuskokwim River. On 9/30/14, at approximately 10:45am hours, Bethel Troopers received a report of an abandoned skiff on the Kuskokwim River near Oscarville Slough. At the...

Thank you for your help

I wanted to publicly thank all the wonderful people who helped us over the summer. In early May the lower unit of our motor broke searching for our beloved Travis Alexie of Lower Kalskag. With no jobs available we couldn’t get our motor repaired....

Ballot Measure 2 marijuana hearing held in Bethel

Alaska’s Lieutenant Governor Mead Treadwell convened a hearing for Ballot Measure 2 – a public hearing on the measure to enact, tax and regulate the production, sale and use of marijuana. And those who locally live here testified that they do...

At some Point in our Yup'ik/Cup'ik Lives…

Sometime ago, I looked around and realized that I was already walking down the other side of the mountain I had been climbing all my life and the realization took me by surprise. I guess I never really thought about how long I would live because no...

The mammoth mystery of St. Paul Island

One foggy day on St. Paul Island, a woolly mammoth stepped onto a trapdoor of greenery. It plunged thirty feet to the floor of a cave. There was no exit. A few thousand years later, a scientist who descended by ladder found the mammoth’s tooth...

Comets sail to 11th at state cross country meet

Over the years, the coaches at Chevak High School have created a mystique around the school’s cross country program. Athletes coming into the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta high school arrive expecting to work hard and do well. The 2014 Comets didn’t do...

Lady Warriors take 10th at state meet

The Bethel Regional High School Lady Warriors went into the 2014 Class 1-2-3A Alaska Cross Country State Championships looking to prove they are still among the state’s elite programs. Consider that goal accomplished. The Bethel Lady Warriors had...

Mental Illness vs. Mental Defect

Question: What is the difference between a mental illness and a mental defect? Answer: A mental illness is also referred to as a mental disorder or a psychiatric illness. Generally, mental illnesses ...

Salmon Steaks and Roasted Salmon

Greetings. Almost time for some snow, don’t you think? These frosty mornings we’ve been having are a sure sign. How about a couple of salmon recipes for those delicious salmon in your freezer? A...

The Eddie Hoffman Senior Center

The Eddie Hoffman Senior Center, and Chrissie Shantz Adult Day Care opened up some twenty-eight years ago or so, I might be off a year or two. It was a big event and well attended. I was asked if we...

Ciitaarayuli Varied Thrush

Ciitaarayuli means, “The bird that’s really good at squashing something.” And I imagine the “something” refers to insects or insect larvae they feed on during the summer when they nest in...

Addicted

What if I told you that I was really into heroin? (I’ve never even seen it before, but it is a highly addictive drug that most people are familiar with). What if I told you that the first thing...

KYUK 2014 Alexie Isaac Memorial Scholarship Winners

The board of directors of Bethel Broadcasting, Inc. is proud to announce that Ashley Johnson of Bethel and Evan Petluska of Napaskiak are the recipients of the 2014 Alexie Isaac Memorial Scholarship. They have each been awarded $1,000 for the...

Classifieds October 8

For Sale New Toyostoves Laser 73 $2300. Laser 56 $1800 Laser 30 $1300. GCI Cell 545-1616. (10/10-cnx) Jeff Sanders sells Hitzer Amish built wood stoves. Quality workmanship, simple to operate, clean burning, highly efficient, and very affordable....

Autumn Marie Browning

Autumn Marie Browning, 39, tragically passed away on Monday, September 29, 2014 in Anchorage, Alaska. She was born on Halloween, October 31, 1974 in Seattle, Washington. She forever loved her “special holiday”. Autumn grew up in Seattle,...

James Guy Croll

James Guy Croll met the bend in the river on September 3rd, 2014 after several years of declining health. Jim was born June 18, 1928, of parents Martha Scribner Croll and William K. Croll. He is survived by his children: Tracy (John) Singletary,...

 
 
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