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  • Treatment center fire displaces construction crew and those in need
    As the community reels after a Monday-night fire that destroyed a half-built residential treatment facility, the construction workers who depended on the job are now out of work in Bethel. Arson is a possible cause of the fire that razed the treatment center under construction at Yukon Kuskokwim Heath Corp., according to YKHC spokesperson Donna Bach. And while an investigation is now underway,...
  • Candidates share their views on the top issues facing Alaska
    Election day is right around the corner and candidates for the U.S. Senate and Representatives are scrambling to collect the votes of undecided voters. Last week, in a rare move, the Alaska Federation of Natives, at its annual convention in Anchorage, endorsed Sen. Mark Begich, the Democratic incumbent, a move that Begich then quickly spread in his campaign. Likewise in the race for governor, AFN...
  • Robb selected as Bethel mayor
    City council chose member Rick Robb to serve as Bethel’s mayor at its Oct. 20 meeting, according to KYUK. Robb served as vice mayor during the previous term. Leif Albertson was elected to the vice mayor seat. Committee assignments were also made at the meeting. Robb will be on the Parks and Recreation Committee, Heather Pike on the Planning Commission, Albertson on Finance, Chuck Herman on...
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  • Thunder from the Tundra
    Bill Walker is our choice for governor We’ve spent considerable time evaluating the candidates for governor and we’ve come to the conclusion that former Valdez mayor Bill Walker is by far the best candidate to lead Alaska the next four years. Walker has an impressive resume that lists substantial community service. His service includes the city council, municipal attorneys’ association,...

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