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Christine Trudeau

Reporter

Christine Trudeau is a public radio reporter covering government and education for KYUK, serving the Yukon Kuskokwim Delta based in Bethel. She is a 2018-19 Investigative Fellow with Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting. A citizen of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, she holds a Bachelor's degree in Creative Writing from the Institute of American Indian Arts, and Masters degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. Previously Trudeau has interned with NPR’s Diversity Department, NPR member station KUNM in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and published work for NPR, National Native News, and Yes Magazine. In 2014, Trudeau received a National Native Media Award from Native American Journalists Association for Best Student Radio Feature Story. In 2017, Trudeau won multiple awards from the Alaska Press Club for her coverage of Bethel and its surrounding communities.

Carole Jung Jordan
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Born in Bethel and raised in Napakiak, Carole Jung Jordan is running for Bethel City Council in hopes of making a positive difference in the community.

Shadi Rabi
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In just a little over two and a half years, Shadi Rabi has become a fixture in Bethel’s health and safety community. Now Rabi is running for Bethel City Council.

 

Anny Cochrane
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It’s her first time running for public office, and Anny Cochrane knows exactly what she wants to bring to Bethel City Council.

Fred Watson
Katie Basile / KYUK

  

Bethel Vice Mayor Fred Watson has always wanted to serve on Bethel City Council. Watson got his shot in 2016, and is now seeking another term.

 

Mark Springer
Christine Trudeau / KYUK

  

Currently completing his third term on Bethel’s City Council, Mark Springer is looking for a fourth; this time running as a write-in candidate.

 

Fritz T. Charles
Katie Basile / KYUK

  

It’s Fritz T. Charles’ second time running for Bethel City Council. Charles is a Member of Bethel’s VFW chapter, sits on the Kuskokwim River Salmon Management Working Group, and volunteers with Bethel Search and Rescue. He grew up in Tuntutuliak, and moved to Bethel at 18 for work. Recently he hosted KYUK’s Yuk to Yuk, but resigned to run for City Council.

 

First responders in Bethel won't be going to "Lousetown" any more. Last night, as it enacted a new street numbering system, the Bethel City Council also changed the name of the neighborhood to "East Avenue."
Christine Trudeau / KYUK

First responders in Bethel won't be going to "Lousetown" any more. Last night, as it enacted a new street numbering system, the Bethel City Council also changed the name of the neighborhood to "East Avenue."   

 

Smokers in Bethel must now stay 50 ft. back from businesses and all public building entrances, including public access handicap ramps.
Christine Trudeau / KYUK

  

It’s official smokers: you must be 50 feet back from building entrances to smoke, and this now includes public access handicap ramps. The Bethel City Council voted unanimously in favor of stricter secondhand smoke protections at Tuesday's meeting.

 

Sharon Charles and Petra Harpak (KYUK).

In advance of upcoming elections, 


Bethel police are still investigating Monday's collision involving a city water truck. Police Lt. Amy Davis said that based on witness statements, the accident was caused when the driver of a maroon Ford truck missed a stop sign near the intersection o
Christine Trudeau / KYUK

  

Bethel police are still investigating yesterday's collision involving a city water truck. Police Lt. Amy Davis said that based on witness statements, the accident was caused when the driver of a maroon Ford truck missed a stop sign near the intersection of Schwalbe Street and Chief Hoffman Highway at about 2 p.m. on Monday. The driver of the city water truck was not injured; the driver of the maroon truck was taken from the scene by an ambulance.

 

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