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The Bethel Planning Commission has granted Cezary Maczynski [pictured] a one year extension on his Conditional Use Permit for Kusko Liquor.
Christine Trudeau / KYUK

The Bethel Planning Commission has granted Cezary Maczynski a one-year extension on his Conditional Use Permit for his planned liquor store. Planning Commission Chair Kathy Hanson says that Maczynski wasn’t sure he’d have enough time to complete the construction needed in the allotted time and requested the extension.

 

Expect water and sewer delivery delays for now. That’s according to Bethel City Manager Peter Williams. State officials are starting to enforce weight limits on the city’s water and sewer trucks.
Christine Trudeau / KYUK

  

Expect water and sewer delivery delays for now. That’s according to Bethel City Manager Peter Williams. State officials are starting to enforce weight limits on the city’s water and sewer trucks.

 

 


Former State Representative Zach Fansler resigned last February following assault allegations.
Katie Basile/KYUK

Alaska’s Office of Special Prosecutions is still reviewing possible charges against former State Representative Zach Fansler and may have an update in the next few weeks.

Want To Help Shape The Elections Of The Future?

Apr 13, 2018

The state Division of Elections wants to hear from Bethel area residents on Monday and Tuesday about how best to improve the election system.

Indra Arriaga heads up the effort for the Division. She says that the state has to do something because the voting machines in use are so old that they can’t get parts anymore.

There was no action taken by the City Council Tuesday night on allowing composting toilets because the city's Energy Committee says that it's not needed.
Christine Trudeau / KYUK

  

 

There was no action taken by the City Council Tuesday night on allowing composting toilets because the city's Energy Committee says that it is not needed. After the issue bounced back and forth between the Council and the Committee for two years, it has been determined that there is no need to amend the City Code.

 

The Bethel City Council has decided to invite Alaska Commercial Company's leadership to meet with the city administration.
Christine Trudeau / KYUK

  

The Bethel City Council has decided to invite Alaska Commercial Company's leadership to meet with the city administration. While most Council members had no objections to moving forward with the meeting, some still wanted to make it clear that they’re not budging on their protest against AC’s liquor license renewal with the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board.

 

The Yukon Kuskokwim Fitness Center plans to start its first free women’s self-defense classes on April 28th.
Courtesy of the Yukon Kuskokwim Fitness Center

  

The Yukon Kuskokwim Fitness Center plans to start its first free women’s self-defense classes on April 28th. Fitness Center Manager Stacy Reardon thanked the city and the Community Action Grant Committee Tuesday evening for the $1,300 awarded for the self-defense training.

 

Jill Yordy Leads AKPIRG

Apr 10, 2018

She used to work as a legislative aide to former Bethel Representative Zack Fansler before he resigned following assault allegations. Now Jill Yordy is taking over the helm of the Alaska Public Interest Research Group or AKPIRG.  

Bethel City Council to consider compost Toilets, the new Owl Park playground, and talking with AC on liquor store issues.
Christine Trudeau / KYUK

  

This Tuesday the Bethel City Council will look at whether to allow city officials to meet with Alaska Commercial about the company's handling of liquor store issues in Bethel.

 

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