It’s been more than a year since Bethel's Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center hosted a Saturday Market, and it’s going to be a bit longer until there's another one. On the advice of the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation, the campus has delayed the community event until May 15.
On April 3, the Hooper Bay Warriors won the Alaska School Activities Association 2A Girls Basketball Championship. It was a long, tough effort, but the Warriors persevered and won out over the Su Valley Rams.
The Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation is asking all parents and guardians of 12 to 15-year-olds to sign their child up for a COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine is not yet authorized for this age group, but the health corporation wants to be able to quickly dispense the vaccine to these adolescents if the authorization comes.
Half of the Yukon-Kuskokwim region’s six competing high school basketball teams are advancing to the semifinals in the Alaska School Activities Association’s March Madness. Two are girls teams and one is a boys team.
If you’ve harvested two moose from the Game Unit 18 Remainder along the lower Yukon River, you can harvest another. The Federal Subsistence Board has approved a proposal to increase the bag limit from two moose to three. The three-moose limit is in effect from April 1 to April 30.
Bethel City Council has taken action in response to a Bethel woman’s protest regarding her sexual assault case. On March 30, the city council voted to hire an independent investigator to review the city’s response to reports of sexual assault.